- February 05, 2009
A host of telecom network optimization techniques promise more efficient networks and data transmission, but falling bandwidth prices complicate the calculations.
- February 03, 2009
While consumer groups have pushed for a delay of the digital TV changeover, carriers will see their own expensive properties being pushed back months from utilization, which could delay everything from infrastructure rollout to precious investment ...
- February 02, 2009
Wireless service contracts and prepaid calling cards are high on the agenda for a consumer activist group that hopes the Obama Administration and a new FCC will act to protect consumers from what it considers excessive fees.
- 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.
- January 22, 2009
Despite Nortel's current bankruptcy woes, most of its customers are likely to give it a chance, as long as a viable plan is made public -- and soon.
- January 13, 2009
Being the default search provider may be of only marginal value, but wireless deals may set the stage for advanced search services down the road with the potential to drive real revenue.
- December 16, 2008
Internet companies are finally making concessions to service providers, but the process is slow – and far from the public eye.
- December 10, 2008
Projections vary widely about whether the telecommunications industry will continue solid growth despite the global recession. Wireless is in a strong growth position, but service providers face challenges over how to make more money from their ...
- December 09, 2008
Rogers Wireless offers some lessons learned from marketing its consumer fixed-mobile convergence (FMC) service. Carriers must understand what their subscribers are looking for from the service: lower costs or better indoor coverage.
- December 04, 2008
Driven by video-hungry consumers and telecoms looking to shave costs, the 40 Gigabit Ethernet (GbE) cost-per-bit is likely to drop below the 10 GbE cost, giving the technology a quick boost toward going mainstream.
- December 02, 2008
Despite the wider economic meltdown, telecoms have some news to be thankful for, including clean balance sheets and wireless services that few customers can live without.
- November 25, 2008
A new Nemertes Research study says the Internet's structure is changing to handle multimedia content delivery just as IPv4 address shortages create network architecture problems that could slow core router performance.
- November 18, 2008
If telecom service providers are to monetize their IP networks, they need to continue transforming their operations support systems (OSSs) even during a down economy, and consider a new wholesale infrastructure model.
- November 17, 2008
The economic meltdown that is interrupting a new technology spending cycle will also create telecom industry winners that could change the provider and vendor market landscape forever, a new economic forecast says.
- November 13, 2008
3G is here to stay, so wireless carriers need to find the best strategies to maximize their profits.