Category Archives: Trends

NFV Needs to Take a New Perspective: The Customer’s

Guest Post from IDC’s Elizabeth Rainge For service providers (SPs) doing real work to deploy and operate network virtualization, the technology work to date is great, but it’s not enough. In a series of in-depth interviews with IT and Network leaders of the most advanced SPs conducted June through August 2015, sponsored by Amdocs, IDC found a clear need for operational tools that make the VNF innovations useful. Of the 10 SPs we spoke to, all cited the Network (or CTO) team as the owners and leaders for NFV. Great. But these SPs are also working with KPIs that measure […]  More >>

Building Value and Revenue with Wi-Fi Services

I recently vacationed with friends who were obsessed with posting their daily snaps to Instagram. Everywhere we went, I heard the familiar refrains: “Is there Wi-Fi here? Can you get a connection? It says I’m connected but I can’t get the page to load. This Wi-Fi service is terrible!” The digital experience is such a big part of our personal and working lives that we expect to be connected at all times – and more often than not, we turn to Wi-Fi. In a recent study, conducted by Hot Telecom of over 4,500 global consumers, from Hot Telecom, 79 percent […]  More >>