Cloud and Managed Network Services
- April 07, 2011
SIP trunking services revenue more than doubled over the past year. ILECs see the growth as cannibalized revenue but some SIP trunking service providers see opportunity.
- June 03, 2010
If Tier 1 operators want to recover the billions of dollars that wholesale telecom services units used to reel in, their approach to wholesale will have to mirror their consumer and enterprise strategies -- focus less on access and more on services.
- May 20, 2010
A recent case involving a Boston-area teen and his $18,000 cell phone bill highlights the need for smarter real-time billing systems to avoid "bill shock" as more third-party retailer apps flood the market.
- September 24, 2009
If wireless carriers aren't already offering some form of mobile device management, they likely soon will be -- adding services like inventory, expense and security management -- as the market for wireless business services barrels toward the global...
- June 29, 2009
Alcatel-Lucent's new Advertising Selection Server, also available as a hosted cloud-based service, can help mobile operators increase revenue and become part of the digital media value chain by targeting mobile ads at customers who opt-in to receive...
- April 09, 2009
Emerging network virtualization technology could enable telecom service providers to cut redundant hardware and carrier network management costs to create more efficient telecom networks.
- April 02, 2009
With hosted unified communications (UC) and telephony, service providers can generate new revenues even while delivering cost savings to enterprises.
- February 12, 2009
Even as carriers look to cut costs, customer service remains a strategic asset, for both consumer and corporate customers. There are ways to cut costs, but analysts caution against being penny wise and pound foolish.
- January 27, 2009
Managed wide area network (WAN) optimization services are primed to boom, if carriers can match their services to the needs of businesses.
- October 02, 2008
Skype and other VoIP applications are eating into voice revenues, especially by making inroads into enterprises. But the real danger to telecoms will come when Skype and VoIP go mobile.
- July 31, 2008
Unhappy with their internal efforts at monitoring and optimizing the performance of critical applications over the WAN, large enterprises are open to buying managed optimization services from their network service providers.
- July 15, 2008
In this podcast, IPv6 expert and Cisco technical leader Chip Popoviciu shares his advice on how service providers can turn an IPv6 upgrade into a new revenue opportunity. Popoviciu is co-author of the new book Global IPv6 Strategies.
- July 08, 2008
By simplifying branch office networks, managed multi-service gateways are gaining traction and giving service providers new revenue opportunity.
- May 15, 2008
AT&T ranked highest among the telecoms (15th overall) in an Aberdeen Group survey of the companies most influential on businesses.
- April 24, 2008
Nemertes Research gave 11 major and emerging telecom service providers awards for excellence in advanced communications services following its enterprise surveys.