The Library

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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!

Smarter Customer Engagement

Whitepaper | Sponsored By: Openet

Customers have more choice than ever when it comes to using communications and digital services. Operators want to get as large apiece of a customer's digital spend as possible. To do so they need to examine how they are engaging with their customers and review if they have the systems in place that will drive personalized and relevant customer engagement. Learn More and Download Today!

The Agile MSO: Creating Customer Advocates Through Agility

Webinar | Wednesday, October 7th | 11am ET / 8am PT | Presented By: Ericsson

MSOs will create customer advocates by offering experiences that are compelling and intuitive, characterized by transparency, personalization, simplicity, accessibility and timely resolution to issues. Join Ericsson for a discussion on customers' rapidly changing needs and learn how the Agile MSO can prepare for competition in the Networked Society. Register today!

The Need for Speed, Empowering Innovation and Partnerships in the Virtualization of the Networks

Webinar | Presented by: Dell and Intel | October 6, 2015 | 11AM ET / 2PM PT

Sign up for this webinar on October 6th, 11am ET, to learn how the technologies being developed by Dell are being applied to behavior analytics for security and mobile edge for seamless mobility. Reserve your spot today! 

Cloud Services Land Grab – How are Telcos, Cloud Players Luring Businesses to the Cloud?

Webinar | Sponsored by: Avalara | October 8, 2015 | 2pm ET / 11am PT

This webinar will address the latest developments in cloud services and what those trends mean for service providers and businesses. Reserve your spot today! 

Encoding Wars: How to Simplify the Delivery of High-quality Video to Consumers

Webinar | NOW AVAILABLE ON-DEMAND | Sponsored by: Intel, Kontron, and Harmonic

This webinar, brought to you by FierceOnlineVideo and FierceCable and sponsored by Harmonic, Intel and Kontron, will look at the challenges faced by major broadcasters, pay-TV providers and online video providers when it comes to navigating the various encoding standards such as MPEG-DASH, MPEG 4/H.264, and HEVC. Register to Watch Now!

Pushing the Connectivity Boundary in Next-Generation Mobile SoCs

Webinar | NOW AVAILABLE ON-DEMAND | Presented By: Qualcomm

Join this webinar as we discuss state-of-the-art in mobile SoCs connectivity, including next-generation LTE Advanced and Wi-Fi features. Register Today!

Digital Health: Is it Mobile?

Webinar | NOW AVAILABLE ON-DEMAND | Presented by: GSMA

During this webinar you will learn how mobile operators are leveraging their unique capabilities through cross-sector partnerships to deliver real world Health solutions worldwide. Reserve Your Spot Today!

Creating the 5G Unified Platform: A Connectivity Fabric for Everything

Webinar | Sponsored by: Qualcomm | October 14, 2015 | 2:00PM ET / 11:00AM PT

Join us for this webinar as we step through the key components for designing the scalable, unified 5G platform including the OFDM-based unified air interface, multi-connectivity across multiple dimensions, and a dynamic service engine enabled through a distributed, virtualized network architecture. Reserve Your Spot Today!

Making Multiscreen Content Work Across Multiple Devices

eBook | Sponsored by: Cisco, Comcast Wholesale and Digiflare.

With pure-play streaming devices proliferating and TV Everywhere applications improving, the number of multiscreen choices for consumers is growing. This eBook will look at the complexity of the market and delve into how consumers and pay-TV operators are responding. Download today!

Setting the Record Straight on LTE-U with Wi-Fi Coexistence

Webinar | Now Available On-Demand! | Presented By: Signals Research Group

An extensive set of LTE-U and Wi-Fi coexistence tests performed and presented by Signals Research Group. Register to Watch Today!

eBook | Using Customer Management to Reduce Churn, Improve Satisfaction

eBook | Sponsored by: Sparkcentral

The wireless industry today may be at its most competitive with operators trying to lure customers with cheap rate plans, free international calling and no-contract plans. This eBook discusses how the customer call center has been revamped to make problem resolution easier and faster, what operators are doing to use customer care as a competitive differentiator, and more. Download today!

Rethinking Customer Care for Mobile Operators

Webinar | Now Available On-Demand! | Sponsored By: Sparkcentral

The wireless industry has become extremely competitive with operators embarking on many different pricing strategies to attract and retain customers. This webinar will look at various techniques mobile operators are using to improve their customer care through social media and other channels. Register to Watch Today!

eBrief | Making M2M (and IoT) More Efficient Through LTE

eBook | Published: September 7, 2015 | Sponsored by: Sequans

With the growing momentum around LTE, operators are trying to figure out how to marry the advantages of LTE with the demands of machine to machine (M2M). This eBrief will discuss the benefits of LTE CAT 0 and predict when LTE CAT 0 devices will likely hit the market, and more. Download today!

TC3 Sneak Peek: Global Telcos Scouting for New Technologies

Webinar | NOW AVAILABLE ON-DEMAND! | Presented By: The Telecom Council

Find out what operators need from the innovation ecosystem. A small sampling of this year's TC3 speakers – China Mobile, BT, Rogers and Verizon will share their "calls for innovation" and let you know how to get in the door. Register to Watch Today!

How do we boost upload speeds between mobile devices and networks

Webinar | NOW AVAILABLE ON-DEMAND | Presented by: Qualcomm

In this webinar, we will discuss strategies for boosting uplink speeds in LTE networks, using features of the LTE Advanced standard in addition to other novel techniques, with the goal of solving the uplink constraint and keeping pace with the changing ways that people are using their devices. Reserve Your Spot Today!

Realizing the Smart City Vision

eBook | Sponsored by: Sierra Wireless

The smart city vision is that of an urban center that's more mobile, more efficient and more environmentally sustainable than the cities of yesterday. This eBrief will discuss how smart cities will be transformed by wireless connectivity, what role mobile operators will play in the smart city future, and more. Download today!

Can Software-Defined Networking (SDN) Enhance Operator Monetization?

eBook | Sponsored by: Cisco

Software-Defined Networking (SDN) is generating a lot of excitement, primarily as a way to simplify networking. It comes to the industry at a time when growing demand, greater service diversity, and increasing infrastructure complexity have challenged the ability of network operators to turn up and take down services quickly. Find out more today!

The 100G Challenge and Beyond

eBook | Sponsored by: Cisco

As the industry moves forward to meet the enormous demand for data with video, mobile, and cloud, the core networks need to transition from 10G to 100G and beyond. Find out more today!

The Big Book on SaaS Application Delivery

eBook | Sponsored by: Akamai

SaaS application delivery has taken the software world by storm by eliminating the need to purchase, implement and maintain an extensive IT infrastructure. Akamai developed The Big Book on SaaS Application Delivery, where you’ll learn about the current state of SaaS application delivery over the internet and find out the key challenges facing SaaS providers. Download today!

Performance Matters: 9 Key Consumer Insights

eBook | Sponsored by: Akamai

Thanks to the development of new online shopping technologies and the introduction of more powerful mobile and desktop devices, platforms, and operating systems, e-commerce companies must adapt and learn how to stay ahead of the game. Download the Performance Matters: 9 Key Consumer Insights report to learn about trends in e-commerce and how mobile has transformed the way consumers interact with the web.

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!

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!

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!

Infographic | Network Architecture

Whitepaper | Presented by: Cisco

Are you thinking about your next transition in network architecture? Download this infographic to find out more!

Carrier SDN: Service Provider Per-spectives, Transition Strategies & Use Cases 2014

Whitepaper | Presented by: Cisco

This report continues the time-tested Heavy Reading multi-client research methodology of combining a Web survey of service pro-vider executives with one-on-one, in-depth interviews with leading SDN adopters. Download 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!

Overcoming Backhaul Challenges


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!

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!

Priming the Telco Data Center for NFV

Research | Presented by: Cisco

This report investigates telco attitudes toward and plans for the telco data center at this very early stage of the journey toward NFV, and draws important conclusions about its speed and the roadblocks along the way. Download this report 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!

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.

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.

Rule Your Documents: Document Management Guide

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

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.

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.

Unified Communications, Where it is, Where it's Going

eBook | Sponsored by: Windstream | Published: August 13, 2012

This eBook from FierceEnterpriseCommunications will provide an update on the various facets of Unified Communications, look at how premise-based versus hosted solutions measure up, and include a look at what's expected to come down the road. Download for free today!

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.

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.