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OpenStack Gains Momentum within the Telecom Sector

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Informed telecommunications service providers have reduced their infrastructure cost and improved their development agility by adopting open source software.  According to findings from a recent survey, 85.8 percent of telecom industry respondents consider OpenStack to be essential or important to their success.

Source: Digital Lifescapes

Telecom Providers Embrace Cognitive App Development

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Mobile internet applications are evolving rapidly. Cognitive computing technologies will inspire telecom service providers to profoundly change their business model in new creative ways. Deploying intelligent voice control apps on smartphones was just the beginning of this trend.

Source: Digital Lifescapes

5G to Deliver an Enhanced Mobile Internet Experience


According to IHS Markit, 5G will come in two waves: first, sub-6GHz in 2017, followed by the real 5G at higher spectrum bands in 2020. Sub-6GHz spectrum is not new: it’s where existing wireless communications already coexist.

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How M2M and IoT Enable New Data Intensive Apps

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According to the latest worldwide market study by Juniper Research, new in-vehicle infotainment services such as Apple CarPlay and Android Auto will generate large amounts of new cellular M2M data traffic. Over the next five years, these apps will account for up to 98 percent of all M2M data traffic.

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Software Defined Networking Moves into the Mainstream

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The top drivers for service provider SDN investments are simplification and automation of network and service provisioning. Meanwhile, most operators are moving from initial SDN proof-of-concept evaluations to their first commercial deployments in 2016 and 2017.

Source: Digital Lifescapes

Global Mobile Data Revenue will Reach $600 Billion by 2020

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Mobile data revenue accounted for almost half of the total mobile network operator revenue globally in 2015 and will grow at an annual rate of 7% to exceed $600 billion by the end of 2020, according to the latest study by Pyramid Research.

Source: Pyramid Research

Why the Internet of Things will Drive Most 5G Use Cases

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A variety of industries will drive new Internet of Things (IoT) related applications, and consequently 5G networks should be designed to enable vast IoT device connectivity.

Source: Digital Lifescapes