The telecoms sector in 2017 finds itself increasingly challenged as operators and end-users respond to multiple challenges, such as the emergence of software-based networks, the steady erosion of voice revenues, and the growth of 'free' communications services.
Telecom networks are evolving thanks to new technologies such as 5G. This evolution will affect various types of organizations, internet service providers (ISPs) and available services. In this e-guide, learn why it is critical for ISPs to explore 5G and its capabilities now, in order to determine how to offer 5G services and support customers.
This Technical Guide on network functions virtualization covers NFV basics, how NFV fits into existing network systems and how to write an NFV request for proposal (RFP) to get you what you need.
The telecommunications industry was already in a redefining shift in consumer preferences, business models and infrastructure development prior to the economic crisis. Faced with challenges in declining revenues, a maturing mobile industry and increased competition from new entrants, the industry finds itself in dire need of new models for growth.
This transcript, a printable version of the video from enterprise expert Tom Nolle, addresses the marginalization that operators face from over-the-top disintermediation - caused by exploding operating costs that result from declining revenue per bit.