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Vol. 12, No. 8, August 2014
This report analyzes the U.S. Ethernet services market, projects growth for eight major Ethernet verticals through 2019, and examines the major issues that will affect each key vertical over the next five years. The report is based on in-depth interviews with senior executives at 15 leading service providers, which collectively account for about 90% of U.S. retail Ethernet service sales, as well as an exclusive survey of U.S. companies regarding their current and future Ethernet services usage.
Heavy Reading Mobile Networks Insider
Vol. 5, No. 4, August 2014
This report examines the smartphone testing market, analyzing how smartphones are being tested today, as well as drivers expected in the market over the next two years. It discusses challenges in the industry and includes a comparative analysis of solutions available.
Heavy Reading Service Provider IT Insider
Vol. 10, No. 2, August 2014
This report examines the cloud performance testing market. It discusses drivers and challenges in the industry, including a comparative analysis of solutions on the market. Finally, it examines the geographic landscape of the market and details trends that are likely to occur in the industry over the next 18-24 months.
Heavy Reading 4G/LTE Insider
Vol. 5, No. 4, August 2014
This report summarizes the drivers of LTE-A network investment, and assesses the products and solutions offered by the leading LTE infrastructure vendors. It also applies a ranking overall to eight leading vendors, and describes their LTE-A approaches and offers.
Heavy Reading Cable Industry Insider
Vol. 9, No. 3, August 2014
This report discusses the new line of gateways and their implications for the future of this market. It includes profiles of 12 suppliers of advanced STBs and gateways, focusing particularly on their wireless strategies.
Heavy Reading SPIT Total Access
August 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.
Heavy Reading Insider
Vol. 14, No. 7, August 2014
This report reviews how carriers are addressing ultra-high-bandwidth (UHB) Ethernet services. It explores issues affecting 100GE and 40GE service adoption, and the relationship between the two bandwidth levels. Finally, the report includes status reports on how various carriers are deploying and selling services and forecasts the U.S. UHB services market.
Heavy Reading SPIT Total Access
Principal Analyst, Service Provider IT, Heavy Reading
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.
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Analyzing Apple & VoLTE
Gabriel Brown, Senior Analyst, Heavy Reading
9/12/2014 11:30:00 AM
The news that Apple's new iPhone 6 will now support Voice over LTE kind of a big deal.

NFV Drives Telco Cloud Evolution – Nokia
Roz Roseboro, Senior Analyst
8/29/2014 9:45:00 AM
Network functions virtualization is the key catalyst underpinning telco data center transformation, believes Nokia Networks.

Testing Will Further Boost Mobile Market
Denise Culver
8/27/2014 8:00:00 AM
The growth of the smartphone market is creating a new testing ground for vendors that must find a way to keep ahead of the game.

Testing Performance Is Key to Cloud Success
Denise Culver
8/20/2014 9:35:00 AM
As more and more applications move into the cloud, enterprises must ensure that those clouds are rigorously tested for performance.

Who's Doing Best in LTE-A?
Danny Dicks
8/14/2014 8:00:00 AM
As LTE-Advanced networks begin to reach commercial deployment, technology suppliers are scrambling to establish market leadership positions.

Cable's WiFi Video Attack
Craig Leddy
8/12/2014 7:45:00 AM
Cable has been working on WiFi gateways to combine IP video and advanced Wi-Fi for the home.

Where to Put Your VNFs
Roz Roseboro, Senior Analyst
8/4/2014 11:45:00 AM
When it comes to virtual network functions (VNFs), Dell is convinced that the heavy lifting will need to be done in the 'cloud'.

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.

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