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Ari Banerjee
July 2014
This report analyzes the key operational infrastructure elements that are critical for enterprises and service providers to maximize their revenue potential from innovative M2M business models.
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Simon Stanley
Vol. 12, No. 7, July 2014
Semiconductor components are key to the successful rollout of LTE networks worldwide. This report analyzes the full spectrum of vendors developing LTE components for both base stations and user devices. It includes detailed competitive analysis on LTE baseband, RF and application processors for user devices and base stations. The report evaluates the products and strategies of 31 leading vendors in this rapidly growing market, including 119 baseband, RF and application processor devices.
Heavy Reading 4G/LTE Insider
Vol. 5, No. 23 June 2014
This report looks at the state of the market for LTE-A networks and services. It reviews features of the 3GPP specifications for Release 10 and beyond. It also looks at availability of chipsets and devices supporting LTE-A features and gives the perspectives of eight leading vendors of LTE-A network infrastructure.
Heavy Reading Insider
Vol. 14, No. 6, June 2014
This report views the developing WebRTC environment, focusing on the nascent standard's likely impact on telecom network operators. It overviews the types of applications that may develop using WebRTC technology, and also identifies and analyzes the primary threats and opportunities that WebRTC poses to telecom carriers. It also profiles 11 leading suppliers in the market.
Heavy Reading Mobile Networks Insider
Vol. 5, No. 3 June 2014
This report examines the connected car market, analyzing how mobile network operators are likely to become involved in the connected car arena, as well as areas of growth and key trends that are expected in this market over the next two years.
Heavy Reading Cable Industry Insider
Vol. 9, No. 2, June 2014
This report explores the market drivers, opportunities for convergence and the challenges ahead. It includes profiles of 10 cable software suppliers that offer solutions that support cable's TV Everywhere and multi-screen initiatives, which also can lend support for cable-OTT integration.
Heavy Reading Components Insider
Vol. 10, No. 2, June 2014
This report analyzes the use of COTS platforms by telecom equipment vendors, with a focus on ATCA, based on the results of an exclusive worldwide survey. The survey results show that these platforms are widely used in many types of networking equipment, from the access edge to the network core.
Heavy Reading 4G/LTE Insider
Vol. 5, No. 2, June 2014
This report identifies and analyzes key issues driving and inhibiting the market for carrier Wi-Fi roaming. The report is based on interviews with a representative sample of companies in the ecosystem.
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Sarah Wallace, Analyst, Heavy Reading
Vol. 12, No. 6, May 2014
Service providers are increasingly turning to managed services for their BSS/OSS needs to reduce cost and delegate specific skill sets. Heavy Reading believes that BSS/OSS managed services are entering a new era - Managed Services 2.0, if you will. This report examines the leading drivers for BSS/OSS managed services and discusses operators' top priorities when choosing an outsourcing partner. The report also analyzes 17 leading BSS/OSS managed services vendors.
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Roz Roseboro
Vol. 12, No. 5, May 2014
The need to compete against Web-based cloud providers such as Google and Amazon is driving change in telco data center networks, as telecom operators turn to SDN and NFV to support new applications. This report outlines the main drivers for change in the telco data center networking domain and analyzes the impact SDN is expected to have. The report analyzes the strategies of 12 major networking vendors, examining the various approaches they are taking to meet telcos' data center requirements.
Heavy Reading Insider
Vol. 14, No. 5, May 2014
This report examines the strengths and challenges for IoT enablement platform developers. It explains why IoT has captured more attention from network operators, frames the vendor opportunity in IoT enablement and looks at the companies pursing IoT. The report ranks and profiles 10 companies in the network operator IoT space.
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Integrated Components Accelerate LTE
Simon Stanley
7/14/2014 8:30:00 AM
The latest highly integrated silicon components are enabling a massive acceleration of LTE worldwide.

WebRTC: A Double-Edged Sword for Telcos
James Crawshaw
7/10/2014 8:00:00 AM
WebRTC has the potential to enable armies of developers to create their own real-time communications apps in previously unheard-of ways.

Uncovering More of the LTE-A Smorgasbord
Danny Dicks
7/4/2014 11:30:00 AM
As Release 10 and 11 of the 3GPP's LTE standards are being turned on, operators are seeking features that offer the biggest bang for their buck.

Cable & OTT: Do We Hear Wedding Bells?
Craig Leddy
7/3/2014 8:10:00 AM
Cable and over-the-top (OTT) providers are striking up an unusual friendship, yet this unexpected pairing may lead to profitability for both sides, once some significant challenges are hurdled.

IoT: More Things, More Challenges
Jason Meyers, Senior Editor, Utility Communications/IoT
7/1/2014 7:00:00 AM
As M2M matures into the Internet of Things (IoT), the technology and network requirements are becoming much more complex.

Simon Stanley
6/25/2014 11:15:00 AM
The rapid rollout of LTE is driving demand for ATCA-based systems to support the EPC, IMS and many related applications.

MNOs Need to Get in the Driver's Seat

6/20/2014 10:00:00 AM
The market for connected cars is growing rapidly, with an expected CAGR of 41.2% between 2013 and 2018.

WiFi Gets Around

6/13/2014 8:00:00 AM
WiFi roaming isn't just for cellular offload anymore – MSOs and enterprise customers are also moving toward WiFi networks for cost savings across the board, especially for international roaming.

Telco Data Centers: Reinvention Starts Here
Roz Roseboro
5/23/2014 1:20:00 PM
Virtualized, SDN-enabled data centers may become telcos' key strategic asset in the next-gen telecom ecosystem.

Accelerating Packet-Optical Convergence
Sterling Perrin, Senior Analyst, Heavy Reading
5/22/2014 9:15:00 AM
Operators have shared their perspectives on IP and optical convergence, with network management and planning coming in for close scrutiny.

Who’s Afraid of OTT?
Dennis Mendyk, Vice President of Research, Heavy Reading
5/19/2014 11:15:00 AM
OTT services are giving service providers sleepless nights, according to the early results of a poll.

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