- May 12, 2011
Internet backbone operators anecdotally report rising demand from carrier customers for IPv6 connectivity, but it's unclear when large amounts of traffic will materialize.
- May 05, 2011
Deciding when and how to convert IPv4 to IPv6, service providers face numerous technical and business issues; find out what matters most in this Q&A.
- April 13, 2011
CenturyLink tells SearchTelecom.com how the completion of the CenturyLink-Qwest merger has made the combined company more competitive in selling IT 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.
- March 31, 2011
There isn't anything inherent to IPv6 that makes its transport slower than IPv4. But the reality of IPv6 performance for service providers is more complicated than that.
- March 24, 2011
If an AT&T/T-Mobile merger is approved by the FCC, the path to merge networks should face few technical challenges, thanks to a common technology heritage between the two carriers.
- March 17, 2011
A wholesale ISP that has grown by acquisition has deployed a network discovery tool to simplify network mapping for its hodgepodge of inherited network devices.
- February 24, 2011
Operators caching content close to users and handling more mobile broadband traffic are finding that the mission of metro networks is changing enough to benefit from increased IP connections in addition to traditional Ethernet connections in ...
- February 23, 2011
As MetroPCS launched its LTE network last year, it revamped its legacy mobile Web portal with artificial intelligence to improve subscriber loyalty and boost mobile ARPU.
- February 16, 2011
Small cells pinpoint subscribers' locations more precisely than macrocells, enabling more sophisticated mobile location-based services that generate revenue through partnerships.
- February 03, 2011
In addition to escalating DDoS attacks, hackers have turned some of the very devices designed for telecom security into attack vectors, according to a recent survey.
- January 27, 2011
NGN services will require next-generation telecom testing tools that are flexible, customizable and focus on applications rather than the bits underneath them.
- December 15, 2010
SearchTelecom.com asked four operators to talk about their network objectives for 2011. First up, we find out whether the Verizon IP backbone is ready for 100G, IPv6 and the cloud.
- December 08, 2010
Unlike Asia-Pac operators who view WiMax and LTE as complementary, WiMax may only play a supporting role for smaller U.S. operators.
- December 02, 2010
Qwest CTO Pieter Poll sheds light on the telecom network management challenges that rapid broadband traffic growth and streaming video present for fixed line operators.