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Mobile Operator 5G Capex Forecasts: 2018-2023
Spectrum auctions to enable the launch of 5G services are hot news at the moment, given the large sums of money involved. But once these auctions are complete, mobile operators will still be a long way from having an operational network, which will require significant capital investment. This paper provides insight into how much might be spent, and where and when. It estimates and forecasts 5G capex by mobile operators, including investments in the fixed transport infrastructure to serve those networks. It includes estimates for capex split by region and network segment.
LENGTH: 17 PAGES PRICE: $2495
Cable's 5G Transport Role: Promise Meets Complexity
The cable industry is poised to benefit in many ways from 5G, but it must be careful to avoid getting stuck in a quagmire of complexity. This report analyzes the prospects for cable to provide 5G mobile transport services and examines the recent technologies and strategies that are being explored. It assesses the challenges that cable, mobile and technology companies must overcome to make 5G a success. The report also profiles 22 cable technology suppliers that are expanding into 5G or play roles in related fields that could lead to a 5G role.
LENGTH: 19 PAGES PRICE: $2495
Thought Leadership Council: CSPs Concerned About Impact of Future Tech on Security
This month's Thought Leadership Council (TLC) forum focused on network security planning. This TLC panel was asked 10 questions about deployment plans, drivers and challenges and budgeting for network security. The results clearly indicate that CSPs feel their companies are currently doing a good or excellent job with network security; however, there are several new technologies and services that must be addressed in order to maintain necessary levels of network security.
LENGTH: 13 PAGES PRICE: $3495
Multi-Terabit Switch Chips & Software
This report details and analyzes more than 40 high-performance Ethernet switch devices, embedded SDN, operating system software and IP solutions, identifying the key requirements and highlighting the advantages they hold for equipment manufacturers and service providers. It also reviews vendor strategies and surveys component features, performance and flexibility in this important market. Further, this report profiles 15 leading vendors in the market.
LENGTH: 36 PAGES PRICE: $2495
Thought Leadership Council: CSPs Not Hesitating to Move Network Functions to Edge
Almost 70 percent of service providers in this month's Thought Leadership Council (TLC) survey say they either already have or will move compute and application execution to the edge by 2020. This TLC panel was asked nine questions about deployment plans, drivers and challenges for implementing edge solutions. The results clearly indicate that CSPs expect to reap significant benefits from this shift, including the creation of new vertical business opportunities, while shortening provisioning and gaining agility in their networks.
LENGTH: 11 PAGES PRICE: $3495
5G RANs: Vendors' Emerging Portfolios
A wave of large-scale 5G deployments is coming, and vendors are working hard to ensure they can supply the billions of dollars' worth of RAN infrastructure operators will need. This report analyzes key vendors' progress at this critical juncture in the evolution of the 5G market. It looks at the 5G RAN solutions they are offering now, timelines for commercial 5G technology launch, and customer trial and contract announcements. Further, the report compares some of the differences in the solutions coming to market and profiles eight leading vendors.
LENGTH: 30 PAGES PRICE: $2495
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