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Aug 27, 2014, 09:00 ET
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Growing Smartphone Usage Provides New Testing Opportunities, Heavy Reading Finds

The smartphone and other mobile devices market has grown exponentially, and more and more users are expecting error-free devices, creating a new...

Aug 20, 2014, 09:00 ET
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Cloud-Based Apps Need Cloud-Based Performance Monitoring, Heavy Reading Finds

More and more applications are moving into the cloud, forcing companies to strongly consider ensuring the quality of their cloud applications via...

Aug 14, 2014, 08:00 ET
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Heavy Reading Rates LTE-A Technology Suppliers

As LTE-Advanced networks begin to reach commercial deployment, technology suppliers are scrambling to establish market leadership positions, with...

Aug 11, 2014, 12:00 ET
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Wi-Fi Gateways May Be the New Whole-Home Gateway Answer, Heavy Reading Finds

Cable has been working on Wi-Fi gateways to combine IP video and advanced Wi-Fi for the home. While providing many challenges, these new...

Aug 05, 2014, 13:00 ET
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Despite Slow Uptake, 40/100GE Adoption Is Set to Grow, Heavy Reading Finds

Although bandwidth demand has grown exponentially, ultra-high-bandwidth (UHB) Ethernet services haven't had the huge uptake expected; however, it...

Jul 28, 2014, 09:00 ET
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Connected Car Market to Grow Almost 500% by 2018, Heavy Reading Finds

The market for connected cars is growing rapidly, with an expected compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 41.2% between 2013 and 2018, and mobile...

Jul 22, 2014, 09:00 ET
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WebRTC Threats & Benefits Will Change the Telecom Landscape, Heavy Reading Finds

WebRTC (Real-Time Communications) – a draft application programming interface (API) standard that supports browser-to-browser applications...

Jul 21, 2014, 09:00 ET
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Carrier Aggregation Is a Significant Highlight in the LTE-A Market, Heavy Reading Says

As Release 10 and 11 of the 3GPP's Long Term Evolution (LTE) standards are being turned on, operators are seeking features that offer the biggest...

Jul 17, 2014, 09:30 ET
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Cable Operators Seize the OTT Initiative, Heavy Reading Finds

 Cable and over-the-top (OTT) providers are striking an unusual friendship, one that leads to profitability for both sides once some large...

Jul 16, 2014, 09:00 ET

Survey Shows ATCA Remains the Top COTS Platform, Heavy Reading Finds

 As the carrier-grade commercial-off-the-shelf (COTS) platform market continues to grow, it is apparent that Advanced Telecom Computing...

Jul 15, 2014, 14:58 ET
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Wi-Fi Roaming Has Evolved Beyond Cellular Offload, Heavy Reading Says

 Wi-Fi roaming isn't just for cellular offload anymore, multiple system operators (MSOs) and enterprise customers are also moving toward Wi-Fi...

May 23, 2014, 12:00 ET
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Specialist Suppliers Hold an Early Lead in IoT Enablement, Heavy Reading Finds

 Specialist suppliers of IoT (Internet of Things) enablement platforms are establishing early market leadership and have announced some...

May 13, 2014, 09:00 ET
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Small Cells Intro Spurs Growth in Mobile Backhaul T&M, Heavy Reading Finds

 Prospects for wide adoption of small cells in mobile networks are driving significant growth in demand for test and measurement tools aimed...

May 12, 2014, 09:00 ET
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Disaster Recovery Turns to the Cloud, Heavy Reading Finds

 The disaster recovery market is facing challenges with quick IT growth, especially among mobile and other technologies, and so IT departments...

May 08, 2014, 09:00 ET
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Big Changes Are in Store for Content Delivery Networks, Heavy Reading Finds

 Verizon's acquisition of content delivery network (CDN) provider EdgeCast is just one of several developments that will shake up the CDN...

May 05, 2014, 11:57 ET
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Heavy Reading Expects Higher Demand for Mobile Managed Services in Asia, MEA

 Pressure to reduce operating costs will lead mobile network operators in emerging markets to embrace vendor-supplied managed services more...

Apr 30, 2014, 10:00 ET
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Virtualization Will Change the Face of CPE, Heavy Reading Finds

 Customer premises equipment (CPE) is set to change dramatically in the coming years, with virtualization leading the way, according to the...

Apr 01, 2014, 09:00 ET

More Telcos Embrace Digital Self-Service for Customer Care, Heavy Reading Finds

 As telecom services are becoming increasingly more complex, telcos are moving toward the digital sector to help provide a better real-time...

Mar 27, 2014, 10:00 ET

EPC Virtualization Is Already Driving Big Changes in Mobile Networks, Heavy Reading Finds

 The 3GPP Evolved Packet Core (EPC) has emerged as a leading candidate for network functions virtualization (NFV), and progressive operators...

Mar 27, 2014, 09:00 ET

NFV & SDN Drive Big Changes at Incumbent Vendors, Heavy Reading Finds

 Structure change of the telecom network equipment market has made it clear that network equipment providers (NEPs) must quickly evolve...