The Library

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RCS comes into its own

Video | Sponsored by: ZTE

ZTE believes Rich Communication Suite (RCS) services will serve Chinese and Asian telcos well in battle against similar OTT offerings. Watch now!

 

Running Out of Bandwidth? Take a Fresh Look at 100G

Whitepaper | Presented by: Cisco

100G technology is being used in products, ranging from data center to core routing to DWDM, and the optical use cases can be particularly compelling. No matter where you are in the technology life cycle, 100G deserves a fresh look. Download this whitepaper today!

Whitepaper: Interoperability in Connected Devices

Whitepaper | Presented By: Aricent

This whitepaper also talks about the critical importance of interoperability when deploying connected ecosystems in the Internet of Things. It also discusses the latest trends in the consumer electronics and automotive markets. Download this whitepaper today!

Driving Customer Loyalty Through Network Service Quality

Whitepaper

In this whitepaper published by Heavy Reading and sponsored by IBM, discover how communications service providers (CSPs) can correlate customer loyalty indicators like Net Promoter Scores (NPS) with network and service quality metrics to help drive better business and operational performance. Download this whitepaper today.

Whitepaper: Never Mind the IoT…Here Comes the Third Wave

Whitepaper | Presented By: Aricent

This whitepaper discusses the various attributes and capabilities that a product needs to possess to be successful in the rapidly growing IoT market. It also talks about how a distributed architecture can be leveraged for successful IoT deployments. The paper provides key insights on IoT and describes how IoT is actually a series of vertical use cases with incredible diversity. Download this whitepaper today!

Amdocs' 2015 State of the RAN whitepaper

Whitepaper | SPONSORED BY: Amdocs

Discover trends affecting global mobile operators as they strive to deliver resilient wireless coverage and capacity. Learn More!

How do mobiles develop the 6th sense? An Introduction to LTE D2D Proximity Services.

Webinar | NOW AVAILABLE ON-DEMAND | Presented By: Rohde & Schwarz

In this webinar, Rohde & Schwarz will explore the fundamentals of the two functionalities that describe Proximity Services such as Direct Discovery and Direct Communication. These two new features provide new test challenges not only for modem and handset design companies but also for component manufacturers. Sign Up to Watch Now!

Understanding LTE-Unlicensed

eBook | Published: July 27th, 2015 | Sponsored by: Azimuth and Radisys

LTE-U is currently being tested by various vendors as a way to improve coverage and overall network performance. This eBook discusses why LTE-Unlicensed is to appealing to operators, whether LTE-Unlicensed can co-exist in Wi-Fi spectrum without causing interference, and more. Download today!

The Evolution of DDoS Protection

eBook | Published: July 27, 2015 | Sponsored by: Corero

When it comes to distributed denial of service (DDoS), organizations of all sizes are facing a rapidly moving threat landscape—one that is complex and increasingly sophisticated. This eBook discusses how DDoS attacks are evolving, the critical role that service providers play in providing protection downstream, and more. Download today!

The Need for Speed: Empowering Innovation

eBook | Published On: July 21, 2015 | Presented By: Dell

When implemented with carrier-grade best practices, NFV allows exponentially greater service agility and boosts data flow velocity and data analytics velocity to support fresh revenue generation. This eBook discusses best practices for NFV design and implementation, the importance of a carrier-grade approach, and more. Download today!

eBrief | Improving Content Security for 4K/UHD

eBook | Published: July 13th, 2015 | Sponsored by: Alticast

Protecting 4K/UHD content is not an easy process. This eBrief discusses what content owners are doing to protect their content and why determining UHD specs is a difficult task. Download today!

Top 10 LTE Service Innovations

Whitepaper | Sponsored by: Openet

The global roll-out of LTE has been beneficial to all parties involved although, there is a danger that some operators could risk commoditizing their data services by focusing on just price and data volume. In order to differentiate their offerings, operators are creating innovative data services that meet their subscribers' needs. Learn more and download today.

eBook | Getting Started with NFV

eBook | Published: June 30th, 2015 | Sponsored by: Brocade

NFV plays a key role in the New IP, Brocade's vision of a network that is innovation-centric, software-enabled, ecosystem-driven, and can be achieved on an operator's own terms. This eBook discusses how Brocade and the New IP accellerate business changes and growth by providing a new network architecture. Download today!

Security in the New World of IoT

Webinar | NOW AVAILABLE ON-DEMAND | Sponsored by: F5

In this webinar, we will look at the various security strategies for IoT devices. We'll also look at how IoT players treat all the data that is generated by all these connected devices. What can the industry do to protect users' privacy and security? Register to Watch Now!

Strategies for SDN and NFV

eBook | Published: June 15, 2015 | Sponsored by: F5 and NetCracker

Software-defined networks (SDN) and network function virtualization (NFV) are two technologies representing a huge shift in how networks are designed. This eBook delves into the benefits SDN and NFV offer to operators and more. Download today!

Integrated Voice Recognition and Activation Technologies

Webinar | Thursday, June 11th | 2pm ET / 11am PT | Sponsored by: Rovi

Voice-controlled interfaces have moved beyond the iPhone to applications used by the TV video and home automation services of major cable and satellite operators. In this FierceCable webinar, we’ll look at the advantages to deploying voice recognition and activation technologies. Register today!

Capacity Enhancement Through Sector Sculpting

Webinar | Now Available On-Demand | Presented by: CommScope

The Capacity Solutions webinar will illustrate the multiple ways to enhance capacity and throughput through sector sculpting, including reducing cell overlap, interference reduction, SON, and more! REgister today to watch now!

The Future of 5G in the Americas

Webinar | Now Available On-Demand | Presented by: 4G Americas

LTE has been a phenomenal success in the Americas and worldwide, so why the push for 5G? This 4G Americas webinar will highlight the key issues relevant to our 5G future as we create the world of 2020 and beyond. Register today to watch now! 

The Role of Mobile Operators in IoT

Webinar | NOW AVAILABLE ON DEMAND | SPONSORED BY: GSMA

During this webinar you will hear from leading operators who will showcase how their IoT solutions deliver benefits to society, governments, citizens, end-users and businesses. Register to watch now!

How far can we take LTE?—The new connectivity paradigm

Webinar | Tuesday, May 19th, 1pm ET/ 10am PT | Presented By: Qualcomm

Tune-in to this webinar to learn more about our vision and the new, transformative technologies that will drive this important next chapter of LTE Advanced-realizing a new connectivity paradigm and trailblazing the path to 5G. Register Today!

Architecting Tomorrow's Smart Cities

eBook | Published: May 11, 2015 | Sponsored by: InterDigital

Wirelesss connectivity is a critical component to the smart city vision. To learn more about the role wireless service providers will play in the smart city transformation, download this eBook today!

Untangling the DAS Versus Small Cell Question

Whitepaper | Sponsored by: Commscope

DAS and small cells are competing technologies—which one is right for you? In this white paper, CommScope objectively outlines the unique strengths of each wireless technology, helping you decide which tech is ideal for your needs. Download this whitepaper today!

Overcoming Backhaul Challenges

Webinar | NOW AVAILABLE ON DEMAND | SPONSORED BY: Aoptix

This webinar from FierceWireless will delve into the various backhaul options available to carriers and provide some insight into how N. American operators are currently coping with the growing demand for backhaul. What can operators do today to prepare for tomorrow's demands? Register to watch now.

Navigating Search and Recommendation in the New OTT World

eBook | Published: April 20, 2015 | Sponsored by: DigitalSmiths

In today's multiscreen-centric world, viewers have more choices for video than ever before. But finding the right content is difficult. This eBook offers some solutions to the fundamental problems with content search and recommendation. Download today!

Open Solutions for Critical NFV Infrastructure

eBook | Published: February 23, 2015 | Sponsored by: Wind River

The need to squeeze more efficiency from networks will drive service providers into a "new IP" space. This eBook looks at best practices for deploying NFV technology to handle increasing demand without deploying more hardware or raising prices. Download today!

Identity Theft Protection: A Service Provider's Role in the Era of Data Breaches

eBook | Published: April 7, 2015 | Sponsored By: LifeLock

With identity theft emerging as America's fastest-growing crime, a growing and thriving market for identity theft protection has emerged. Discover the benefits for adding identity theft protection as a managed service and the best practices for providing the needed service. Download today!

eBrief | Satellite LNBs Migrate to Digital Channel Stacking Switch (CSS) Technology

eBook | Published: February 6, 2015 | Sponsored by: Entropic

Discover how satellite providers can transition from tried-and-true analog systems to digital systems that are both more powerful and more energy efficient, and deliver the services for subscribers today and into the future. Download today!

Making Money from OTT

Webinar | Thursday, March 12th | 2pm ET / 11am PT | Presented By: Vindicia

This webinar will provide brief overview of the economics that make OTT work. Register today!

Overcoming the 5 Biggest Challenges to Launching OTT Services

eBook | Published: March 9, 2015 | Sponsored by: Brightcove Inc. and Vindicia

Viewing patterns of consumers are dramatically shifting toward watching content on IP-based mobile devices. This eBook delves into how ad insertion is evolving and improving, what can be done to make a more elegant user experience for OTT content and more! Download today.

Cost reduction and transformation only the beginning

Video | Sponsored by: WeDo Europe

WeDo explains that pressure is now on to assure every aspect of the business to benefit from transformation and cost reduction projects. Watch now!

Ensuring reliability for telcos in the move to all-IP networks

Video | Sponsored by: Mavenir

CEO Pardeep Kohli explains how Mavenir is helping operators transition to an all-IP experience to deliver highly reliable unified communications. Watch now!

Quality of experience the key to service assurance

Video | Sponsored by: EXFO

EXFO CEO Germain Lamond outlines how assuring processes for the delivery of new services like VoLTE is critical in delivering quality of experience. Watch now!

Short-term challenges will bring long-term revenues

Video | Sponsored by: Tektronix

Tektronix Communications outlines how virtualization, big data analytics and NFV/SDN will all impact future revenue streams. Watch now!

How to make the best use of unlicensed spectrum

Webinar | Now Available On Demand | Presented By: Qualcomm

Tune into our webinar to understand Qualcomm's take on how operators can make the best use of unlicensed spectrum. Register to watch now!

Wi-Fi Calling, VoLTE and the Next-Generation of Mobile Voice

eBook | Published: February 16, 2015 | Sponsored By: Ascom, iBasis and Mavenir

The voice services industry has been rapidly developing. Wireless operators now implement services such as Wi-Fi calling, Voice over LTE, and HD voice. To learn more about these advancements, download this eBook today!

Cashing in on Wearable Computing

eBook | Published on: December 8, 2014 | Sponsored by: Mediatek

The buzz around wearable computing is growing. Many experts predict up to a dozen wearable devices as part of daily life will be the norm. FierceWireless takes an in-depth look at some of the latest developments in wearable computing. Download today!

Architecting the Media Gateway of the Future

eBook | Published: December 5, 2014 | Sponsored by: Intel

Today, full featured set-top boxes distribute content throughout the home. In the future, gateways will likely exist in an all-IP environment. This FierceCable eBrief looks at how media gateways are being transformed. Download today.

Small Cells Strategies

eBook | Published on: December 1, 2014 | Sponsored by: Ascom

Will 2015 be the year that small cells finally get the attention they deserve? FierceWireless takes a look at small cells and how this technology is necessary to help handle the rise in mobile data traffic. Download today.

eBrief | Content Security in The Age of TV Everywhere

eBook | Published on: October 13, 2014 | Sponsored by: Intel

The battle for security has accelerated as content becomes more valuable and easily available. This FierceCable eBrief looks at content protection solutions and challenges in delivering live, on-demand programming to additional CE devices. Download today.

Packet-Optical Redefined with 100G and SDN

eBook | Published: September 12, 2014 | Presented by: Cyan

Service providers are deploying packet-optical technology with Carrier Ethernet to simplify metro networks and drive out costs. This eBook shares industry insights on how to create programmable networks that are faster, better and stronger. Download today.

eBrief | Driving Revenue From Multiscreen Opportunities

eBook | Published: September 2, 2014 | Sponsored by: Siemens

Multiscreen capabilities are changing the way service providers and programmers make money by delivering content. This FierceCable eBrief looks at how the pay-TV industry views multiscreen content and plans to recoup delivery costs. Download today.

Internet of Things -- More (and less) Than You May Think

eBook | Published: August 25, 2014 | Sponsored by: Symantec and Intel

The Internet of Things promises to completely overhaul everyday life by connecting common objects like cars, appliances and watches to the Internet through a variety of wireless technologies. FierceWireless will take an in-depth look at the latest developments in IoT. Download today.

Gearing Up For the Launch of 4K

eBook | Published: August 11, 2014 | Sponsored by: Akamai and ARRIS

Pay-TV providers and online video programmers are preparing for the launch of 4K Ultra HD, but deploying 4K video comes with challenges. FierceCable will take an in-depth look at the challenges posed in moving to this new technology. Download today.

eBrief | Connected TV Advertising's Growing Potential

eBook | Published: July 28, 2014 | Sponsored by: Placemedia

The lack of industry standards coupled with an uncertain business model is making connected TV ads a challenge, but many companies are preparing for what could be a huge opportunity. In this eBrief, FierceCable discusses the future of connected tv and its advertising marketplace. Download Today!

LTE Advanced Status Report

eBook | Published: June 30, 2014 | Sponsored by: Anritsu

LTE-Advanced is the next iteration in wireless network technology that is designed to enable faster data speeds and greater network capacity. This eBook from FierceWireless will take an in-depth look at LTE-Advanced and how it is being deployed in the U.S. and overseas. Download this free eBook today!

Keeping Wireless Networks and Devices Secure

eBook | Published: May 30, 2014 | Sponsored by: Cloudmark and F5

With the growth of smartphones and tablets, plus the onslaught of the Internet of Things, there is an even greater need to ensure that mobile networks are secure. FierceWireless explores the various types of security threats that operators must be on the lookout for as well as discusses various solutions to preventing any type of breach. Download this eBook today!

eBrief: LTE Plays a Key Role In The Internet of Things

eBook | Published: May 27, 2014 | Sponsored by: Sequans

The Internet of Things vision calls for many different types of objects like cars, appliances and electronics to be connected to the internet and to each other in a seamless fashion. LTE is a critical element of the Internet of Things and we are already seeing things embedded with LTE modules. This eBrief will take an in-depth look at LTE and the role it plays in the Internet of Things vision – particularly how it fits with the automotive industry. Download this eBrief today!

Advancing the Network Through SDN and NFV

eBook | Published: May 19, 2014 | Sponsored by: Radisys and Spirent

FierceWireless explores the current status of SDN and NFV in this ebook. In addition, we look at some of the advanced capabilities the two technologies can offer. Download this eBook today!

Executive Summary | Thoughts on the Small Cell Evolution Part 2: Distributed Antenna Systems

eBook | Published: April 30, 2014 | Presented by: TE Connectivity

TE Connectivity conducted surveys in the spring and fall of 2013 to gauge how service providers, hardware/software integrators and other segments of the industry are thinking about small cell technologies and their roles in the macro/micro network. The surveys found that attitudes and perceptions continue to evolve. Download this executive summary today!

eBrief | MSOs See New Era for VoIP

eBook | Published: April 28, 2014 | Sponsored by: Alianza

This FierceCable eBrief will explore that while cable MSOs may be struggling to retain video customers, several Tier 2 and Tier 3 operators are growing their revenues by bundling VoIP services with their existing video and high-speed Internet packages. Download this eBrief today!

Managing Network Traffic

eBook | Published: February 18, 2014 | Sponsored by: F5 and Vasona Networks

Wireless networks are becoming increasingly complex as operators must carefully manage many different aspects of the network in order to meet the growing demands for bandwidth. The good news is that there are a bevy of tools available that operators can deploy to help optimize the network. Download this eBook to explore the different tools and techniques to help operators maximize their next-gen networks.

Dissecting Telco Customer Data Analytics

eBook | Published: March 31, 2014 | Sponsored by: Neustar and Spirent

Analysts expect the data-driven telecom analytics market to grow at an astounding rate over the next five years to become a $5.4 billion revenue market by the end of 2019. FierceTelecom will explore the different tools and techniques that operators can use to analyze and mine their data. Download this eBook today!

Profiting from Over the Top Video

eBook | Published: March 31, 2014 | Sponsored by: Ooyala

With rising programming costs reducing margins for their subscription video product, pay-TV providers are relying on sales of broadband Internet service to grow profits. This eBook will look at ways cable operators can benefit from subscribers that are relying more on Internet video for home entertainment. Download this eBook today!

eBook | Driving The Business Case For The Connected Car

eBook | Sponsored by: AT&T | Published: November 18, 2013

Outfitting automobiles with wireless connectivity has become a No.1 priority for car makers. Learn the latest on the connected car space and what it means for wireless operators, car makers and consumers. Download this eBook today.

Catching the Next Wave in Smart Technology

eBook | Sponsored by: Bluetooth Special Interest Group | Published: September 16, 2013

Bluetooth is no longer relegated to streaming audio and hands-free phone operation. Take a look at some of the latest "appcessories" - accessories + applications that are changing the world as we know it. Download Today!

Overcoming the Cell Signal Coverage Challenge

eBook | Sponsored by Wilson Electronics | Published: August 30, 2013

The rise of mobile technology comes with the increasing demand for strong wireless signals. This eBook explores mobile technology solutions to keep consumers connected. Download for free today.

Making Money from Multiscreen

eBook | Sponsored by Ateme, Harris Broadcast, Kontron, Ramp, Vubiquity and PacketVideo Corporation | Published: July 31, 2013

Cable operators and networks are slowly building a platform that could make multiscreen programming and advertising a much bigger business. Learn more today.

Cable Operators Embrace Video Caching

eBook | Sponsored by Qwilt and Akamai | Published: May 27, 2013

On-demand Internet video consumption is a trend that continues to climb. Perhaps, one of the best ways to respond to the demand is to embrace it. Learn more today.

Heralding the Data Center Renaissance

eBook | Sponsored by Windstream | Published: May 27, 2013

FierceTelecom discusses the very latest in data center development and teaches you how to build more successful service models. Download for free today.

Survey: Thoughts On The Small Cell Evolution

eBook | Sponsored by: TE Connectivity | Published: May 20, 2013

The switch to small cell technology is still in its early stages. TE Connectivity conducted a survey among industry leaders asking them what really defines small cells. Download today to learn more.

Making the Most of Small Cell Deployments

eBook | Sponsored by: Cisco | Published: May 13, 2013

Before smalls cells fully meet their potential, obstacles such as backhaul, power and location must be overcome. FierceWireless teaches you how your company can best use smalls cells to your advantage. Download for free today.

Avoiding the Pitfalls of Android Fragmentation

eBook | Sponsored by: uTest | Published: April 15, 2013

Fragmentation between the multiple Android operating systems continues to plague device makers, developers and wireless operators. This eBook explores ways to overcome these challenges. Download for free today.

The Promise of VoLTE

eBook | Sponsored by: Acme Packet, Anritsu, Ascom Network Testing and Radisys. | Published: March 25, 2013

While operators are hesitant to move to VoLTE at the moment, experts predict that all operators will eventually move their services over. FierceWireless analyzes when the VoLTE switch will likely occur and how. Download for free today.

Cable's Next TV Everywhere Obstacle: 'Download to Go'

eBook | Sponsored by: Ooyala, Verimatrix, Irdeto and IneoQuest | Published: February 28, 2013

FierceCable discusses the latest technologies TV networks and content owners use to drive increased ratings and revenue from various video devices. Download for free today.

The Roadmap to LTE Advanced

eBook | Sponsored by: Radisys | Published: February 19, 2013

This eBook from FierceWireless will look at the various aspects of the LTE-Advanced standard as well as how operators are likely to deploy the technology. Download for free today.

Minimizing the OTT Threat

eBook | Sponsored by: CounterPath | Published: February 4, 2013

This eBook will provide an in-depth look at the threat from OTT providers, and examine how operators are making progress in delivering content to their customers. Click here to download today.

Understanding the Small Cell Phenomenon

eBook | Sponsored by: Cisco, Radisys, and Aricent Group | Published: October 15, 2012

This eBook will examine the various types of small cell solutions — microcells to picocells to femtocells and more —and look at how these solutions are being deployed in the network. Click here to download today.

Is VoLTE the Next Generation of Voice?

eBook | Sponsors: Radisys and Mavenir | Published: August 27, 2012

This eBook will look at the latest developments in VoLTE and what it means for wireless operators and the entire wireless ecosystem. To read more Download for free today.

Managing Wireless Network Capacity

eBook | Sponsored by: Crown Castle and Nokia Siemens Networks | Published: June 12, 2012

This eBook will look at Wi-Fi offloading, small cell deployments, spectrum optimization and other technology solutions as well as pricing models that operators can use to stretch the capacity on their existing networks. Click here to download.

Making Backhaul Better

eBook | Sponsored by: Radisys, Tellabs, and Ciena | Published: June 18, 2012

This eBook from FierceWireless will delve into the various backhaul options available to carriers and provide some insight into how North American operators are currently coping with the growing demand for backhaul. Click here to download.

Carrier WiFi Strategy

eBook | Sponsored by: Cisco | Published: June 12, 2012

This eBook from FierceCable will examine the competitive landscape for carrier WiFi, the costs of building WiFi access points, and how the technology may be used to deliver advanced services. Click here to download.

Making 4G Profitable and Successful

eBook | Sponsored by: Radisys and Crown Castle | Published: April 18, 2012

This eBook from FierceWireless will explore what 4G applications and devices will benefit consumers and make them migrate quickly to the 4G networks, how operators can differentiate their 4G networks from the competition, and what operators can do now to ensure that they will have enough spectrum to meet the growing bandwidth demands. Download for free today.

The Coming Age of Social TV

eBook | Sponsored by KIT Digital and Ooyala | Published: April 12, 2012

Social TV is transforming TV. There's little doubt that TV has become 24/7 fare on Facebook and Twitter. This FierceIPTV eBook will provide an update on the various facets of social TV and will look at how changes in technology, like connected TVs and Internet ready devices, are accelerating its uptake among consumers. Download Now.

Interactive campaign management in real time, really!

Video | Sponsored by: Emagine International

Emagine International CEO David Peters exposes what can happen when campaign management, big data and real–time processing are combined–and it's blindingly fast! Watch now!