The Library

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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.

Cashing in on Big Data

Whitepaper | Sponsored by: Hybris Software

The telco who can anticipate, and meet, their customers critical needs, will win more business, more customer loyalty - and more competitive advantage. Download Whitepaper "Cashing in on Big Data" to learn how.

Content and OTT Partnerships: The Key to Unlocking New Business Models

Whitepaper | Download Today | Sponsored by: Openet

Mobile operators are increasingly developing new partnerships with content providers and OTTs to open new revenue streams and provide a richer range of services for their customers. This White Paper discusses the advances in these new partnership models. 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.

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.

Increasing Profitability through Advanced Retention Strategies

Webinar | Wednesday, November 12th, 11am ET / 8am PT | Presented by: Pega Systems

Learn how many of the world's leading CSPs are dramatically increasing their profitability through the use of advanced customer retention techniques. Register today!

Increasing LTE Revenues: Top 10 Innovations and Operator Examples

Whitepaper | Sponsored by: Openet

Download this guidebook to learn about 10 leading service innovations to increase LTE revenue, examples and results from multipe operators worldwide and key BSS requirements to enable these services and reduce time to market. Download Today.

Ensuring Interoperability in Internet of Things (IoT)

Whitepaper | SPONSORED BY: Aricent

Click here to download a whitepaper that discusses the various opportunities in the Internet of things. The paper also provides insights into why interoperability is a challenge in the IoT ecosystem and how that challenge can be addressed.

LTE-Advanced: Implementing Carrier Aggregation (CA) for maximizing bandwidth

Whitepaper | SPONSORED BY: Aricent

Click here to download a whitepaper that provides exhaustive insights into Carrier Aggregation as a technology. The paper discusses the various types of carrier aggregation and the concept of Cross-Carrier Scheduling.

Demystifying Routing Services in Software-Defined Networking

Whitepaper | SPONSORED BY: Aricent

Click here to download a whitepaper that provides exhaustive insights into the potential use cases for the Routing Service application in an SDN environment. It also discusses the network topologies for deployment in OpenFlow and non-OpenFlow networks.

G.Fast - Where We Are and the Road Ahead

Webinar | NOW AVAILABLE ON DEMAND | Presented by: Adtran

During this webinar, we will explore the current state of G.Fast, what has been accomplished and where things are headed. We will explore the standard timeline, solution readiness and technology roadmap for this game-changing technology. This will be a presentation you don't want to miss. Register to watch now!

CSPs Using Predictive Analytics to Solve Some of Their Biggest Problems

Webinar | Now Available On Demand | Presented by: Agilis International

Learn how some of the more forward-thinking CSPs are using predictive analytics to up-sell services, increase ARPU and eliminate fraud and risk. Register to watch now!

Solving the Challenge of Testing on Real Devices from the Jenkins Continuous Integration Tool

Webinar | NOW AVAILABLE ON DEMAND | Presented By: Keynote

In this webcast, you'll get an in-depth demonstration of how to test your mobile app or website on real mobile devices, all without leaving your existing Jenkins software. Learn how to test at the speed of mobile. Register to watch now!

An Insight into the Wifi-Offload Technology and Lab Testing Solutions

Webinar | Sponsored by Anritsu | Now available on-demand

Webinar participants will receive a global technical overview of Wi-Fi offload and how to develop and test devices to ensure they work properly with future operator network Wi-Fi/cellular ecosystem. Register to watch now!

Making the Network Efficient Through Traffic Management

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

Wireless networks are becoming increasingly complex and operators must manage different network protocols, network topologies and traffic patterns in order to make sure the network is operating at an optimal level. If the network is not managed carefully, it could result in poor performance and faulty coverage causing consumers to switch wireless providers. This webinar will look at the various tools and techniques operators may use to improve their network performance and stay competitive. Register to Watch Now!

Maximize The Value of Your Organization's Media Assets

Webinar | Now Available On-Demand | Presented by: Kaltura and Akamai

Join this webinar to learn from Oracle's Director of Media Technology Solutions about the value of consolidating asset storage, hosting, and management to provide access and drive discovery and reuse of valuable media assets across multiple platforms and applications - from webcasting to digital signage to corporate tubes and portals. Register to Watch Today!

The 5G Roadmap: How Do We Plan for Tomorrow's Wireless Networks?

Video | Sponsored by: Nokia

In this discussion, Sue Marek, Editor-in-Chief of FierceWireless and a panel of industry experts explore how to get from today's networks to the 5G network of the future. Watch now.

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!

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!

The New Reality: LTE Solutions for Fixed Applications

Webinar | NOW AVAILABLE ON-DEMAND | Presented by: Telrad Networks

Trends show that fixed wireless operators seek to benefit from LTE capacity and standards momentum. However, most LTE solutions remain mobile-centric, neglecting the requirements of fixed networks, like simplified cores, Layer 2 services, etc. This Webinar will explore how operators, municipalities, utilities and others can leverage LTE in a seamless migration and what it means for them and their customers — today and tomorrow. Register to watch now!

Adapt or Die: Monetize Digital to Capitalize on the Content Revolution

Webinar | Thursday, October, 2nd | 2pm ET / 11am PT | Presented by: Vindicia

Join Vindicia SVP Kris Nagel, monetization industry expert and learn the underlying secrets of online content monetization success. Discover how to capitalize on the content revolution by attracting new subscribers, reducing customer churn, and maximizing recurring revenue streams. Register Today!

Customer Care 2.0: Is your self-care working hard enough?

Webinar | Wednesday, October 8, 2014 | 11 AM EST / 8 AM PT | Presented by: WDS

Did you know that almost 30% of customers using online self-care tools are unable to get the support they need? Or that up to 20% of call volume in today's contact centers is actually "fall-back" traffic following a failed self-care interaction? Digital self-care channels have become a staple in the modern customer care mix. But are they working hard enough? Register Today!

Network Inventory Reconciliation Redefined

Whitepaper | SPONSORED BY: Aricent

This paper shares Aricent's workable solution - based on our experience with leading service providers - for addressing such challenges. The CSPs that wish to introduce LTE, Carrier WiFi/HetNet and SDN/NFV services can leverage this solution to automate network inventory reconciliation. Download Today!

Just-In-Time (JIT) Testing in the Virtual Network

Whitepaper | SPONSORED BY: Aricent

This paper attempts to demonstrate how Agile JIT testing has become an integral part of service providers' new product/service introduction process, how it creates value for the client and how it helps reduce cost and time to market. Download Today!

Benchmarking the Test Process

Whitepaper | SPONSORED BY: Aricent

This whitepaper assesses how Aricent's KPI framework can be leveraged to bolster the effectiveness of test assets by benchmarking the test processes for carriers, which would result in significant OpEx savings and improved quality. 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.

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!

Fiber to the Antenna (FTTA) systems - Key attributes and selection criteria

Webinar | NOW AVAILABLE ON DEMAND | Presented By: CommScope

We'll highlight key factors that should be considered when planning an FTTA system and go through a specific site example. Register to watch now!

Comprehensive Identity: A window into customer opportunity and risk

Webinar | Now Available On-Demand | Sponsored by: Equifax

In this exclusive Equifax webinar, Communication Service Providers will learn how to help spot risk and opportunity with "Comprehensive Identity"-the concept of building and linking all possible sources of identity to create a wider view of consumers and businesses for detailed segmentation of identity risk. Register today to watch now!

Consumerization and the CIO

Webinar | Now Available On-Demand | Sponsored by: PGi

From devices to services to apps, end users have a lot of choices - and those choices are bleeding into enterprise IT faster than ever. How do these changes affect IT strategy, budget and infrastructure? Register to watch now!

LTE Broadcast - Evolving and going beyond mobile

Webinar | NOW AVAILABLE ON DEMAND | SPONSORED BY: Qualcomm

Tune-in to this webinar to learn more about Qualcomm's perspective on the various aspects of the evolution, and how our offerings enable operators to offer LTE Broadcast services today. Register to watch now!

Creating a Digital 6th Sense with LTE Direct

Webinar | PRESENTED BY: Qualcomm | NOW AVAILABLE ON-DEMAND

Tune-in to this webinar to understand how LTE Direct works, learn how it will benefit the entire mobile ecosystem, and see how LTE Direct is being tested today across an extensive set of innovative use cases. Register to watch now!

Target Field's All-Star Wireless Coverage and Capacity

Webinar | Now Available On-Demand | Presented by: TE Connectivity

In mid-July, Minneapolis' Target Field will host baseball's All-Star Game. Since the stadium opened in April 2010, Target Field has relied on a flexible distributed antenna system (DAS) to maintain strong and consistent wireless services within the facility. During this FastCast, you will hear the steps taken by Target Field to ensure a world-class fan experience by expanding their wireless coverage and capacity throughout the stadium. You will learn why a flexible, scalable DAS is critical to Target Field and what was done to prepare for this major sporting event. Register for this webinar today!

Customer Acquisition and Network Routing in Jeopardy. Industry Leaders Describe Impact of LNP Transition on Industry Operations

Webinar | Now Available On-Demand

In Part 2 of our series, hear from industry experts Dick LeFave, former CIO of Sprint and Jerry James, former CEO of COMPTEL on their concern for disruption to the US telecom network due to the potential change of the Local Number Portability Administrator (LNPA). Register Today to Watch Now!

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!

Developing for the Internet of Things: Challenges and Opportunities

Webinar | Now available on-demand | Sponsored by: Kony | Published on: May 5

Cisco estimates that 50 billion devices and objects will be connected to the Internet by 2020. Will there be a role for developers in this area? And if so, how can developers position themselves in the months ahead on this nascent but potentially explosive opportunity? Register today to watch now!

Equipping an Increasingly Mobile Workforce

Webinar | Now available on-demand | Sponsored By: PGi

A recent survey revealed that enterprises in the United Kingdom are adopting "Choose Your Own Device" strategies twice as often at "Bring Your Own Device" strategies. This webinar will take a closer look at the business case for CYOD and considerations in implementing such a policy. Register 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!

Driving revenue from multiscreen opportunities

Webinar | Now Available On Demand | Sponsored by: Clearleap

Smartphones, tablets, smart TVs and other IP-connected devices are revolutionizing the way content providers, distributors and advertisers reach viewers. While multiscreen devices promise to increase viewer engagement and social interaction, the strategies for making money from these other screens are still evolving. This webinar will look at a variety of multiscreen strategies that are currently being used by pay-TV providers. Register to watch now!

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!

Inside NFV - Why is virtualization important?

Webinar | Now Available On-Demand | Sponsored by: F5 Networks

Vendors claim that the wireless industry is about to go through a major change as operators simplify and scale their networks by separating hardware and software functionality and using virtualization to improve network management in the software layer. This webinar will look at the latest developments in NFV and what it means to operators and vendors. Register 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!

How to build a profitable metro-regional network

Webinar | Now Available On Demand | Sponsored by: Ciena

In this webinar we'll look at how service providers can craft retail business service offerings and revenue opportunities for specific verticals like education and health care. And we'll talk about the demand for Ethernet and optical services. Register to watch now!

Making the Move to Gigabit Services - What You Need to Know for a Successful Transition

Webinar | PRESENTED BY: ADTRAN

This webinar will explore how to make a successful transition to Gigabit services. We will explore topics including market drivers for G.fast and FTTdp architectures, the G.fast value proposition, how to make FTTdp part of your FTTH Gigabit services toolkit, we will also explore other elements needed to complete your Gigabit toolkit. Register to watch now!

Video Analytics Strategies for Monetizing the Video Experience

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

As consumers have more ways to watch video than ever before, video providers are looking at new business strategies for monetizing their video services, to reduce churn, increase subscriber base, reduce capital and operational expenditure and optimize investments. This webinar will provide an overview of how providers can monetize their video services through video analytics strategies. Register to watch now!

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!

Self-optimizing networks deliver the new customer experience

Webinar | NOW AVAILABLE ON DEMAND | Presented by: Amdocs

In this presentation, the speakers will discuss the strategic move towards automation, the impact of current and future self-optimizing network (SON) use cases on the customer experience, and identify key differentiators among the leading SON providers. Register to Watch Now!

Small Cells and Network Evolution

Webinar | Now Available On-Demand | Presented by: TE Connectivity

With LTE becoming commonplace in the US, mobile operators need to drive more capacity into the network, and small cells are one way to do that. In this presentation, the speakers will discuss how small cells fit into the macro network, how small cells integrate with DAS, and how the mobile network has evolved from the 3G days. Register to watch now!

 

Building a Mobile Campus

Webinar | Now Available On-Demand | Presented by: AT&T

Implementing the infrastructure to support an increasingly 'mobile-first' campus requires academics institutions to make wise technology investments that optimize the teaching and learning environment. Register to Watch Now!

Making 1000x a Reality

Webinar | NOW AVAILABLE ON DEMAND | Presented by: Qualcomm

Tune-in to this webinar to understand how our "unplanned hyper-dense small cells deployment" concept and UltraSON suite of features performed in real life. Register to watch now!

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.

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

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.

Creating A Scalable Enterprise

eBook | Sponsored by: Windstream | Published: August 19, 2013

As enterprises capture and create data scaling up into petabytes and beyond, it’s not just a matter of adding a few more CPUs and disks. The storage may need to reside physically closer to the processing resources. Learn more 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.

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.

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.

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.

Rule Your Documents: Document Management Guide

eBook | Sponsored by: KnowledgeTree | Published: October 22, 2012

Download this 129 page ebook on the best practices of document management to read about technical insights, case studies, business insights, document lifecycle and much more. Download Now.

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.