- November 03, 2010
An advanced analytics engine for VoIP call detail records (CDRs) enabled Momentum Telecom to improve service quality assurance, slash troubleshooting time and pursue new business opportunities.
- October 05, 2010
Poised for huge leaps in data consumption and subscriber growth, Latin America could be telecom's golden goose if carriers can overcome infrastructure challenges, including the lack of undersea cable systems.
- September 16, 2010
Carriers must pitch the IPv6 migration to enterprise customers as a gradual process and focus the conversation on enabling business continuity rather than simple scare tactics.
- September 02, 2010
Faced with a growing North American customer base, one European carrier ventured outside its home market for a U.S.-based colocation provider that would meet demand for local, affordable and flexible connectivity options.
- August 26, 2010
U.S. cable operators are making free Wi-Fi hotspots in select cities part of their customer retention strategy -- a move expected to eventually evolve into revenue-generating services based on or tied to Wi-Fi.
- August 19, 2010
The global femtocell market is poised for explosive growth, but operators say it won't become lucrative without tying femtocells to new services based on location and presence.
- August 12, 2010
Legacy telecom geographic information systems (GIS) keep track of operators' physical plant. But smaller, more database-centric telecom network planning tools that evaluate demographics, usage behavior and local bylaws enable carriers to be smarter ...
- August 03, 2010
Operators deploying IPv6 must use their influence to overcome IPv6 issues beyond their control -- namely, responsiveness from vendors, content providers and other carriers.
- July 29, 2010
After years of shrugging off calls to develop and implement an IPv6 transition plan, operators have begun to ready their networks to support the next-generation Internet protocol. But a successful IPv6 migration requires more than just upgraded ...
- July 08, 2010
There's a lot of talk among North American wireless carriers about 4G technologies -- namely, Long-Term Evolution (LTE) and WiMax. But with the exception of Sprint Nextel Corp., the talk hasn't resulted in deployments yet.
- June 30, 2010
Pressured to support rising waves of IP traffic, carriers are testing 100 Gigabit Ethernet (GbE), optical transport and IP traffic as they build out their NGN architecture.
- June 24, 2010
When each service lived in its own access network, multiple and disparate telecom network monitoring systems were manageable. But as IP networks enable operators to offer network-agnostic services, they will need a more unified monitoring system.
- June 17, 2010
At a time when many service providers are scrambling to build and monetize new telecom services, peering point provider Telx has simplified interconnections for its customers' Carrier Ethernet services.
- June 08, 2010
AT&T's tiered pricing plan offers operators a way to monetize surging mobile data usage, but carriers must balance the promise of increasing ARPU with the need to give subscribers visibility into their data usage.
- June 04, 2010
4G long-term evolution (LTE) is front and center in terms of telecom industry buzz, but finding out where the market stands is like playing a game of telephone. It's hard to figure out what's fact and what's fiction.