5G Wireless Communication will Transform Telecom
According to a recent survey by GSMA, consumers think new 5G wireless communication is just a faster version of 4G networks. In fact, only 25% of people understand the true value that 5G can bring. They’re in for a pleasant surprise.
5G Wireless Network Spectrum Global Update
Mid-band spectrum is critical to 5G but the United States trails other countries in mid-band availability, according to a 2018 Analysys Mason study, which shows other countries plan to make over four times more licensed mid-band spectrum available than the U. S. by 2020.
How to Market Professional Services via Workplace Culture
When people find businesses intentionally delivering the kinds of distinctive, hassle-free experiences they crave, they can’t wait to tell their peers about it. The consistent delivery of competence, attention, and care is fueled by a healthy workplace culture.
Global Network Analytics Market will Reach $1.67 Billion by 2018
The global network analytics market is estimated to have reached a value of around $487.9 million in 2013, and is forecast to grow to a total of $1.67 billion by the end of 2018. This suggests a CAGR growth rate of 27.9% between 2013 and 2018.
Telecom operators are at the early stage of adopting real-time network analytics solutions for their respective networks.
Network and IT Infrastructure is Morphing Together via SDN
Some large internet application providers increasingly source their own infrastructure from Asia-Pacific ODM/OEM vendors. Telecom network operators now look at the IT ecosystem and seek to benefit from what ABI Research calls the WebScale economies.
ABI Research looked at the pros and cons of telecom operators seeking commercial “white box” IT hardware for their core network elements.
Global Service Provider WiFi to Reach $11 Billion by 2018
The global mobile network service provider WiFi infrastructure market is forecast to grow to a value of around $11 billion by the end of 2018, growing at a CAGR growth rate of 40% between 2013 and 2018.
The continued demand for mobile broadband services will play a critical role in maintaining the Carrier WiFi and small cell market’s growth.
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The Top 5 Network Use Case Scenarios for SDN and NFV
Infonetics Research released the findings from its latest market study, for which leading operators were interviewed to determine the timing and priority of the many use cases for their software-defined network (SDN) and network function virtualization (NFV) projects.
Virtually all major operators are either evaluating SDNs now or plan to do so within the next 3 years.
How Mobile Data Off-load is Driven by a Series of Trends
The demand for high bandwidth services from end users and the availability of Wi-Fi on most mobile devices have forced the operators to address consumer expectations around quality and experience, while also creating new opportunities.
Juniper identifies a series of trends that are coming together to greatly accelerate carrier-Wi-Fi adoption, mainly NGH (Next Generation Hotspot) and Hotspot 2.0 specifications along with 5GHz enabled devices.
How New Fiber Networks Could Operate at Optimal Speeds
Researchers at the University of Southampton in England have produced optical fibers that can transfer data at 99.7% of the universe’s speed limit: The speed of light.
The researchers have used these new optical fibers to transfer data at 73.7 terabits per second — roughly 10 terabytes per second.
That’s at speeds 1,000 times faster than today’s state-of-the-art 40-gigabit fiber optic links, and at much lower latency.
Positive Impact of HEVC Video Codec on Global Networks
A new video coding standard, HEVC, was agreed to by ITU members. The new codec will considerably ease the burden on global networks.
The new standard, known informally as “High Efficiency Video Coding” (HEVC) will need only half the bit rate of its predecessor, ITU-T H.264 / MPEG-4 Part 10 “Advanced Video Coding” (AVC) — which currently accounts for over 80 percent of all web video.
HEVC will unleash a new phase of innovation in video production spanning the whole ICT spectrum, from mobile devices through to Ultra-High Definition TV.
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