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Recent Reports

Telecom Automation: Heavy Reading Perspectives
October 2017
Automation is driving wrenching change and innovation in almost every part of the global economy. For CSPs, automated networks are an essential requirement to service the growing automation of industrial, enterprise, healthcare and government customers. In short, CSPs are faced with a stark choice: Automate or die. This report delivers Heavy Reading's perspectives on the challenges and promises of automation as they relate to the telecom sector, based on the input of seven different analysts.
LENGTH: 40 PAGES    PRICE: $3495 SEE DETAILS
Cable's 5G Backhaul & Small Cell Prospects & Challenges
October 2017
In order to fulfill its promise of multi-gigabit mobile broadband, 5G requires an extensive backhaul network and widespread distribution of small cell devices. This offers a significant opportunity for cable providers. This report identifies emerging backhaul service strategies for cable providers, as well as current opportunities and challenges in the market. It also identifies 12 technology suppliers that have signaled their interest in working with U.S. cable providers on mobile transport needs.
LENGTH: 17 PAGES    PRICE: $2495 SEE DETAILS
SD-WAN Focus Group: Path to Success Still Uncertain
October 2017
This report was generated from a Q&A with service providers that are SD-WAN experts. This focus group was asked nine questions about deployment, challenges and benefits of the technology and revenue related to SD-WAN. The results clearly illustrate that while SD-WAN is clearly seen as a de facto technology going forward, answers to practical questions about the technology haven't been as easy to divine.
LENGTH: 12 PAGES    PRICE: $3495 SEE DETAILS
Video Focus Group: Operators Chase "Double-Sided" Revenue From OTT
October 2017
This report is based on an online survey of our Video Transformation Advisory Board (VTAB), a group of senior industry decision-makers at network operators, broadcasters and OTT providers. It addresses eight hot-button issues related to OTT video services and explores VTAB members' current thinking on these issues. The survey included 14 industry executives, gaining insights and commentary from key figures who influence the video experiences of tens of millions of homes daily.
LENGTH: 18 PAGES    PRICE: $3495 SEE DETAILS
IoT Focus Group: Revenue Growth Will Be Hard Work
September 2017
Heavy Reading's Thought Leadership Council circumvents traditional industry hype to ascertain how CSPs are really responding to important industry technologies and trends. This report was generated from the first Q&A with service providers on the Thought Leadership Council that are experts on IoT. They were asked nine questions about revenue potential, investment and deployment strategies for IoT. The results were significantly more guarded than market forecasts would suggest.
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IoT Monetization: Beyond Billing
September 2017
This report explains the functions and processes an IoT monetization solution encompasses; the key challenges to successfully monetizing the diverse range of pricing and business models covered by IoT; and the alternatives that CSPs are considering for IoT monetization solutions. The report covers two IoT service providers and examines the factors driving their IoT monetization technology choices. It also profiles 11 vendors of IoT platforms, multi-industry subscription billing and telco-oriented billing solutions.
LENGTH: 30 PAGES    PRICE: $3495 SEE DETAILS
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