The Library

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Rethinking Customer Care for Mobile Operators

Webinar | Wednesday, September 16 | 11:00am ET / 8:00am PT | 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. Reserve Your Spot Today!

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

Webinar | Tuesday, September 22 | 2pm ET / 11am PT | Presented By: Signals Research Group

An extensive set of LTE-U and Wi-Fi coexistence tests performed and presented by Signals Research Group. Reserve Your Spot Today!

How Subscriber Behavior-based Data Gives Communication Service Providers (CSPs) the Edge

Webinar | Tuesday, September 29th | 2PM ET/ 11AM PT | Presented by: IBM and Frost & Sullivan

Sign up for this webinar on September 29, 2PM ET, to find out how to use subscriber preferences data to deliver superior experiences and personalized marketing offers. Register Today!

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!

TC3 Sneak Peek: Global Telcos Scouting for New Technologies

Webinar | Thursday, September 3 | 2pm ET / 11am PT | 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 and Rogers will share their "calls for innovation" and let you know how to get in the door. Reserve Your Spot 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!

15 Ways to Increase Revenue

Whitepaper | Sponsored by: F5

Read this handbook to learn more about the F5 solutions for fixed and mobile service providers to achieve maximum network optimization, security and monetization. The handbook features use cases that illustrate how you can maintain top network performance and profitability. 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!

Deliver Clean Messaging While Slashing Infrastructure Costs

Whitepaper | Sponsored by: Cloudmark

This white paper considers techniques employed at a large service provider in order to minimize the damage done by massive spam campaigns initiated from vast numbers of IP addresses controlled by spammers. Download today to learn more!

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.

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!

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! 

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!

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

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!

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!

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!

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.

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.

Advanced Advertising Revenue Set to Soar

eBook | Sponsored by: Ineoquest | Published: March 8, 2013

Despite expanding advertising options, cable spots still remain the most popular. This eBook explores the growth and potential of new ad platforms, citing specific real-world examples. 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.

Future of Multiscreen Programming

eBook | Sponsored by: Digitalsmiths, QuickPlay Media, and SeaChange | Published: November 12, 2012

This eBook from FierceCable will examine multiscreen programming hardware and software solutions being deployed by major cable MSOs, and take a look at some of the advanced services distributors can offer subscribers. Download for free today.

Finding New Gold in Copper

eBook | Sponsored by: Overture | Published: September 10, 2012

This eBook from FierceTelecom will explore the ever-changing dynamics of service providers' copper networks and how they are using these new technologies to deliver a wider set of services to consumers and businesses.  Download for free today.

The New Data Center

eBook | Sponsors: Tellabs, Kontron, SAS Canada | Published: August 20, 2012

In this FierceTelecom eBook we'll discuss the strategies service providers are taking to build a sustainable and profitable data center business. To read more 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.

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.

Driving Customer Loyalty through Network & Service Quality

Whitepaper | Presented by: IBM

Read this whitepaper to look at why network service quality matters to customer loyalty and CSP attitudes to improve it and discover how CSPs can correlate customer loyalty indicators like Net Promoter Scores with network and service quality metrics to help drive better business and operational performance. Download today!

Creating Smarter Campaigns with the IBM Advanced Analytics Platform

Whitepaper | Presented by: IBM

Communications service providers have much to gain from deploying big data analytics capabilities that enable smarter campaigns. IBM Advanced Analytics platform, based on the IBM Big Data and Analytics portfolio, provides a complete set of solutions. Download today!