Posted on 09 May 2013.
Ericsson is looking to transform operations and business support systems (OSS/BSS). The company is looking to help operators improve efficiency, bring services more quickly and simply to market while facing massive growth in video traffic, over-the-top services and applications in the next few years. To meet this demand, Ericsson recently released two OSS/BSS solutions: Plan to [...]
Posted in Big data, Software
Posted on 25 April 2013.
Many telecom operators around the world understand they have to optimize their network traffic and delivery, so they can better capitalize on existing traffic. Optimizing video is one great example, said Jonathon Gordon, Allot Communications director of marketing in a video interview with RCR Wireless News. Carriers need to collect as much information as they can [...]
Posted in Carriers, Software
Posted on 19 April 2013.
With mobile video projected to represent two thirds of all mobile data traffic by 2017, service providers must manage and monetize video traffic to stay competitive. Openwave Mobility and Sandvine said this week that they will integrate their software solutions to enable “the most scalable mobile data applications solution available on the market today.” The [...]
Posted in Networks, Software
Posted on 11 April 2013.
Communications service providers are being compelled to consider revamping their operating models and adopting new transformational technologies to survive and thrive, according to survey results recently released by Accenture. The firm believes that new analytic tools can help telecom operators meet their current challenges. Accenture’s report, entitled “Evolutionary Trends in the Operations of CSP Networks,” surveyed executives [...]
Posted in Customer Care, Software
Posted on 09 April 2013.
Service providers have been buffeted by the explosive growth in data traffic. Meanwhile many networks remain highly siloed and are becoming more complex even as service providers move to converge infrastructure and adopt more flexible cloud-based approaches. In this webinar, we’ll share some of the challenges that service providers have been facing, cover the key [...]
Posted in Associations, Chips, Cloud, Customer Care, Customers, Devices, Enterprise, Enterprise Mobile and Wireless, Enterprise Mobile and Wireless, Facilitators, Featured, Free, Free, Frontpage, infrastructure, Infrastructure: Site Equipment Solutions, M2M, Mobile Data, Mobile Devices, Networks, Opinion, Software, Spectrum Auction, Webinars, Wireless, Wireless Internet, Wireless Network Infrastructure, Wireless Providers, Wireless Technology
Posted on 04 April 2013.
Several major recent announcements in the SDN space reflect the high level of interest in software-defined networking, and network function virtualization — where software, rather than specialized network hardware, becomes the delivery system for new services and network management. Alcatel-Lucent launched a new, internal start-up called Nuage Networks to focus entirely on SDN. Nuage’s first [...]
Posted in infrastructure, Networks, Software
Posted on 27 March 2013.
Maintenance windows were originally designed to allow for downtime when the majority of users were asleep and not using the services. In today’s mobile “always on” world, maintenance windows are no longer viable. Businesses and consumers alike expect “always on”, 24x7x365 services. Users assume and demand that services are always available, whether from Alaska at 2 a.m. [...]
Posted in Associations, Carriers, Customer Care, Customers, Devices, Enterprise, Featured, Free, Free, Frontpage, Mobile Data, Networks, Software, Webinars, Wireless, Wireless Facts and Figures, Wireless Internet, Wireless Network Infrastructure, Wireless Providers, Wireless Retailers, Wireless Technology
Posted on 25 March 2013.
Oracle (ORCL) continues to make its way aggessively into telecom software, this time with the purchase of Tekelec, a provider of diameter signaling and policy control solutions. Tekelec has been privately held for just over a year; it was taken private in January 2012 by Siris Capital in a deal that valued the company at [...]
Posted in Networks, Software
Posted on 21 March 2013.
Software is becoming a key differentiator for mobile devices and networks, and companies throughout the wireless ecosystem are competing for software talent. Carriers, device manufacturers, chip makers, and test and measurement companies all need software engineers, as do communications and telecom software companies. Telecom and wireless recruiters find themselves competing with each other and with [...]
Posted in Carriers, Cloud, Devices, Enterprise Mobile and Wireless, Featured, Free Reports, Frontpage, infrastructure, Infrastructure: Site Equipment Solutions, Jobs, Mobile Content, Mobile Data, Networks, Opinion, Software, Wireless
Posted on 21 March 2013.
Wireless carriers are concerned about increasing customer loyalty – and they should be – according to a new study released by WDS, a Xerox-owned company that provides customer experience management solutions to the wireless industry. The study of U.S. mobile phone users reveals that 36% of U.S. customers are considering leaving their mobile carrier in the next 12 [...]
Posted in Carriers, Content & Mobile Marketing, Customer Care, Customers, Software