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Recent Reports

Securing the Cloud: A Market Perception Study
January 2018
The adoption of a virtualized and distributed cloud is shaking the technological bedrock that underpins the core principles of telecom operations. Based on an exclusive survey of CSP decision-makers, this study explores how CSPs are managing the new security demands of the cloud, as well as their strategies to mitigate risks through the deployment of new security capabilities. It also explores CSPs' plans to drive new revenue streams by selling managed security services to the enterprise.
LENGTH: 18 PAGES    PRICE: $3495 SEE DETAILS
U.S. Converged Fiber Access Infrastructure: 2018-2021 Outlook
January 2018
This report examines drivers for converged access network deployment, along with forecasts for 2018-2021. It goes into depth about the needs of the various verticals, including smart cities and smart grids. It also looks at trends that will drive, enable or impede new deployments. In particular, the report discusses the expected retirement of copper infrastructure, fiber to the lightpost (FTTL), the financial condition of incumbents and efforts to close the broadband divide.
LENGTH: 27 PAGES    PRICE: $2495 SEE DETAILS
5G Focus Group: Vendors Needed to Fulfill 5G Network Buildouts
January 2018
This report was generated from a Q&A with service providers that are 5G experts. This focus group was asked 12 questions about 5G deployment plans, revenue opportunities and how the market is shaping up. The results clearly indicate that 5G vendors have an outstanding opportunity to educate and market their portfolios to service providers in every market.
LENGTH: 14 PAGES    PRICE: $3495 SEE DETAILS
I Cable Robot: Can Artificial Intelligence Make Cable Smarter?
December 2017
This report discusses cable's growing use of AI to improve service, including network management, daily operations and customer experience. It includes recent cable provider initiatives for customer care, use cases for data-driven disciplines and a chart of technology suppliers that provide data management products for cable.
LENGTH: 19 PAGES    PRICE: $2495 SEE DETAILS
B/OSS Transformation Focus Group: Hefty Budget Increases Expected Through 2023
December 2017
This report was generated from a Q&A with service provider employees who are B/OSS experts on Heavy Reading's Thought Leadership Council (TLC). This group was asked 12 questions about revenue, deployment and technology related to B/OSS transformation. The results show that CSPs are eager to invest in transforming their B/OSSs, with budget increases of at least 5 percent a year through 2023 even as they acknowledge that doing so will not be a painless endeavor.
LENGTH: 15 PAGES    PRICE: $3495 SEE DETAILS
C-V2X: Coming on Fast in the Inside Lane
November 2017
With the future of the connected car up for grabs, cellular vehicle-to-everything (C-V2X) systems are gaining speed, and may surpass dedicated short-range communications (DSRC) systems in traffic safety applications around the world. This report explores ongoing connected car test and trial activity, specifically in the context of integrated traffic and safety systems. It considers the different technology options, examines recent car connectivity trials and reviews the emerging supply chain.
LENGTH: 19 PAGES    PRICE: $2495 SEE DETAILS
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