Telecom Network Management
- July 30, 2015
After a year of review, the FCC approved the AT&T-DirecTV acquisition. Additionally, the FCC might add mobile speeds to its broadband review.
- March 25, 2015
In telecom news, FCC Chair Tom Wheeler testified in defense of the commission's net neutrality vote, while Cisco expanded its networking portfolio capabilities.
- March 11, 2015
In telecom news, IDT Telecom is the first U.S. carrier to directly connect to Cuba after the FCC approved its Cuba telecom deal; meanwhile a new TechTarget survey found differences in SDN implementations by region.
- December 03, 2014
In telecom news, an SDN survey found service providers are increasing deployments, while AT&T denied it was putting its fiber plans on hold.
- May 26, 2011
Verizon CTO Tony Melone told reporters at TIA 2011: Inside the Network that Verizon's LTE rollout will handle whatever subscribers throw at the network.
- 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.
- 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 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 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 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.
- 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 ...
- 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.
- April 28, 2010
Following a Court of Appeals ruling that basically curbed FCC authority over broadband regulation and net neutrality efforts, the commission basically has three options. In this Q&A, telecom consultant Tom Nolle , president of CIMI Corp., explains ...
- April 22, 2010
Wholesale VoIP services proved to be a boon for one operator, but troubleshooting TDM to IP glitches threatened success. Replacing manual diagnostics with a passive test probe paid off with improved optical network monitoring and faster resolution ...