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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.
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CDMA (Code-Division Multiple Access) refers to any of several protocols used in second-generation (2G) and third-generation (3G) wireless communications. Continue Reading
A session border controller (SBC) is a dedicated hardware device or software application that governs the manner in which phone calls are initiated, conducted and terminated on a Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) network. Phone calls are referred ... Continue Reading
A femtocell is a wireless access point that improves cellular reception inside a home or office building. The device, which resembles a wireless router, essentially acts as a VOIP repeater. Continue Reading
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Service providers must deploy next-gen technologies and put network management and application performance services in place if they plan to stay competitive and increase revenue as enterprises look for help from third-party providers to transform ... Continue Reading
Delivering effective triple play services can mean venturing into uncharted territory because different generations of customers want different types of services. This guide looks at how telecom providers can navigate network and operations systems ... Continue Reading
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Service providers need to establish a strong return on investment (ROI) as they build out their converged IP networks. Creating a network transformation plan will enable service providers to maximize the value offered by next-generation networks. ... Continue Reading
Telecom service providers can provide successful network services to enterprise customers by adopting best practices that help identify customer needs, create realistic project plans, and develop on-time, on-budget implementation strategies. Continue Reading
Operations support systems (OSSs) have always been essential software tools for the telecom industry, but as networks converge on IP, and business relationships and standards change, there is more emphasis on OSSs than ever before. This Telecom ... Continue Reading
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Carriers hope MPLS Transport Profile, or MPLS-TP, will reduce transport network complexity by providing a packet switching technology that works across different types of transport networks but offers unified network management and provisioning. ... Continue Reading
Traditional network monitoring is fast morphing into application performance management, a growing market segment targeting enterprise users that has service possibilities for the telecom carrier, but only if the right vendor partnerships and ... Continue Reading
Fiber expert David Hashman allays fears that cost concerns will spur telecom carriers to abandon deploying fiber in their networks, due in large part to fiber's flexibility. Continue Reading