For the past several years, carriers in the U.S. and around the world have been furiously rolling out LTE networks in a bid to increase capacity, boost speeds, offer new services and get more revenue from customers. That spending from carriers is expected to peak at around $23.3 billion in 2015 and then start to decline as a result of a diminishing number of LTE deployments, according to a new report from IHS Infonetics.
Hotspot 2.0 is here to stay as a technology, and Wi-Fi service providers are clearly interested in moving to the technology in the near future, according to a survey from research firm IHS.
While service providers are still moving ahead with their packet-optical transport systems (P-OTS) plans for this year and next, a new Infonetics survey reveals that interest dropped a bit.
Verizon is moving ahead with plans to incorporate 100G optical technology into its U.S. metro network, naming Ciena and Cisco as its packet optical network system (P-OTS) suppliers.
Network downtime caused by an equipment or software failure can be costly for any business. A new Infonetics survey of 205 medium and large businesses in North America reveals that companies are losing as much as $100 million per year to downtime related to information and communication technology (ICT).
The enterprise market's ongoing adoption of SIP trunking is driving up the deployment of enterprise session border controllers (eSBC), as revenue rose by 11 percent to $73 million in the third quarter of 2014, according to a new Infonetics report.
After drooping revenues in 2014, coming deployments of LTE Advanced technologies and small cells are expected to drive the microwave equipment market back to growth, according to a new report from Infonetics Research.
Router revenue growth continued to be slow in the third quarter of 2014 due to what Infonetics Research calls "SDN hesitation," with service providers taking more time to research new investments in network infrastructure.
Offering an opportunity to quickly scale as traffic demands rise, fiber-based Ethernet has become the preferred method in the still developing small cell backhaul market, a new Infonetics report reveals.
After revising its first quarter count down, Infonetics reported a 4 percent rise in global pay-TV set-top box revenue to $4.8 billion during the second quarter of 2014.