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Agile integration: the blueprint for enterprise architecture

Success is based on your ability to react to market changes. And as more versatile disruptors enter your market, the less time you have to make changes and release new services. To stay relevant, you need the ability to quickly plan and execute changes to software systems. Agile integration combines three powerful architectural capabilities — […]

Cloud-native meets hybrid cloud strategy guide

Cloud-native application development can help maintain reliable systems and meet increasing user expectations across multiple infrastructures. But how do organizations get started? How do teams design and implement a strategy that’s specific to their current situations and needs? This e-book presents enterprise architects and IT leaders with a step-by-step guide for how to tackle modern IT strategy. This […]

Cloud-native operational and business support systems

As competition gets more innovative and aggressive for digital service providers (DSPs), legacy technologies cannot deliver services that meet changing consumer expectations. Operations teams have to do more with less while business owners have to deliver superior customer experiences faster. If you are a building or buying a modern OSS/BSS infrastructure, going cloud-native is fundamental for […]

Open Source for OSS/BSS Modernization

Managed open source software is essential to modernizing telecommunications operations and business support systems (OSS/BSS). ACG Research finds that enterprise open source provides operators and their vendors with proven tools and technologies for automation and seamless integration between apps. Learn about essential steps and open source tools, like Red Hat Integration and Red Hat Ansible […]

How do we create inclusivity in a digital future? – eBook

The pandemic highlighted many inequalities including the extent of the digital divide. Remote and rural communities, as well as urban poor in G7 nations, have found themselves distanced socially, economically, and educationally due to poor or non-existent broadband services. According to the ITU, 3 billion people are offline. As many as 18 million Americans do […]

Flash forward – Life in 2030

How 5G will enable a better future? Flash forward to 2030 by downloading our eBook and see how people and communities experience it and how businesses and governments can make decisions today to make it a reality. This paper sets out a future where technology powered by 5G connectivity has changed the way people live […]

Explore ecosystem models for Communications Service Providers – eBook

Today’s business and industry literature is filled with articles on business ecosystems.  It’s no surprise when some of the most successful organizations on the planet are spectacular examples of effectively leveraging ecosystems to achieve business objectives. Unfortunately, there is little practical information in these articles about the wide range of partner and ecosystem operating models […]

Reducing the threats to telecom networks

Security concerns for CSPs are not new and they have long protected themselves against breaches. But with the attack surface expanding, it’s not enough to port over the principles of threat management from the IT world. The IT and telecom domains are very different, and the strategies must be as well. Read our article to […]

New normal. New possible. 5 smart tips to help CSPs thrive in a low touch world

The initial trauma and ripple effects of COVID-19 are altering business and personal lives in dramatic ways around the world.  The telecommunications industry is fortunate to provide a veritable lifeline to business and to people in these difficult times, and the reliance on telecommunications has strained, but not broken, the infrastructure. However, pundits are speculating […]

Secure your roaming business and protect subscriber data with a carrier-grade service from BICS

IPX fraud represents a key source of revenue loss for mobile operators. The latest threats exploit international connections between modern ultra-connected networks where multiple generations of technology co-exist, combined with inadequate security mechanisms built into signalling protocols. Apart from revenue loss, IPX fraud also impacts operators through reputational damage, customer loss, extra pressure placed on […]

Cloud-native meets hybrid cloud strategy guide

Cloud-native application development can help maintain reliable systems and meet increasing user expectations across multiple infrastructures. But how do organizations get started? How do teams design and implement a strategy that’s specific to their current situations and needs? This e-book presents enterprise architects and IT leaders with a step-by-step guide for how to tackle modern IT strategy. This […]

Turning Copper to Gold with Intelligent Switching

Today’s fixed-line telco networks are undergoing a constant infrastructure evolution. Operators are under increasing pressure to balance customer demand for more bandwidth and faster services with their own need for accelerated deployment and greater cost-efficiencies. As operators continue to push fiber deeper into their access networks and closer to the customer, cost is not the […]

How to Validate O-RAN Specifications

As operators and equipment manufacturers worldwide begin adopting O-RAN methodology it will become ever more important to have a robust and efficient test environment. This white paper provides an overview of O-RAN, descriptions of use cases, and instrument and system recommendations to be able to validate correct operation in the lab, field deployments and service […]

Maximizing E-band potential with dual band antennas

When building the networks of the future, you need to solve the challenges of strained capacity and backhaul in geographically challenged areas. Dual band microwave backhaul antennas can help you address this problem. These antennas are: Cost-effective Increase capacity Capable of accelerating 5G deployment Discover how dual band antennas can help maximize your E-band potential […]

The anatomy of a 5G network that can’t fail

5G holds a great deal of promise, but as with any new undertaking, there are a lot of risks and unknowns. What was acceptable on 3G networks became unacceptable by 4G standards, and the same will be true of 5G. It is, after all, human nature to want and expect more. But when the consequences […]

How to Create New Revenue Streams with Location Intelligence data

Knowing the location of subscribers and what they are doing with their devices is of great importance to mobile operators. This information is critical for managing and optimizing networks, but has even more value in the additional revenue it can provide as operators bridge the gap between the digital and physical lives of subscribers for […]

Impact of 5G on CSPs regarding lawful interception

5G will improve efficiencies and advance technologies that will touch us all. It will transform physical, monolithic networks into cloud based ones and though out the transformation, Communication Service Providers need to not only maintain their lawful intercept capabilities, they also need to enhance them to support new data speeds and throughput associated with 5G. […]

The Digital BSS Dividend: Unlocking 30pc EBIT Rise for Enterprise Services

By digitising their business support systems (BSS), operators can address declining revenue growth in the enterprise segment and increase their EBIT, potentially by as much as 34%. This report, commissioned by MDS Global and written by STL Partners, outlines the quantifiable benefits that operators could achieve by digitising their BSS systems, focusing on the following […]

Network Convergence eBook

Ongoing digital transformation like 5G and IoT are driving network evolution. Wireless and wireline networks are merging in unprecedented ways, with significant consequences for design and operation. Ensure you have the required flexibility and capacity in place – quickly, efficiently, and without overspending! This eBook will explore some of the details of convergence as an […]

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