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June 16, 2021

The Distributed Access Architecture (DAA) is defined by the cable industry as an architecture to meet the industry’s 10G goal, to deliver the capacity and services, and to evolve toward a software-based network infrastructure. DAA solutions call for disaggregating the access network by either ...

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May 28, 2021

The carrier routing and switching market saw a year-over-year recovery, growing 17%. Driving this growth is backhauling and core routing upgrades. Use cases, such Open RAN, are giving a new set of vendors a strong entry point into the mobile market. The cell site router market continues to grow ...

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May 3, 2021

This article evaluates the goals, philosophy, and implementation path of the Huawei Autonomous Driving Network product plan vision against industry criteria as established in the TM Forum Autonomous Networks vision, as articulated in its AN2.0 release from October 2020. This paper builds on the f ...

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Aug. 11, 2020

Special-purpose networks, such as IP-VPNs, SD-WANs, and low-latency trading networks have been offered by CSPs for many years but engender large extra capex and opex costs. Re-imagining these networks as slices of a common network infrastructure promises to decrease the capex cost, but makes them mo ...

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June 19, 2020

Netcracker, an NEC company, has long distinguished itself by offering a suite of OSS and BSS systems for communications service providers that take a very business-oriented approach. Its Netcracker 12 suite brought a strong integrated story to its overall offerings. Now, Netcracker 2020 completes th ...

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Jan. 28, 2020

Today, congestion plagues low-frequency below 6GHz spectrum bands, which, consequently, not only makes it very difficult to add more capacity but also limits the number of antennas used (no more than two or three antennas). ...

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Jan. 28, 2020

Analog over the air, on-demand and OTT experience are pushing vendors to evolve video technology and develop more sophisticated and viable business models The first successfully demonstrated simple electronic television designed by Philo Taylor Farnsworth in 1927 transmitted a simple line. Philo T. ...

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Jan. 28, 2020

Cisco Systems has announced its intent to buy OTT cloud streaming service provider 1Mainstream to deliver improved cloud-based and live-streaming services The San Jose-based startup 1Mainstream was formed in 2012 to eliminate obstacles for content providers to create compelling, ala carte, HD chann ...

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Jan. 28, 2020

Until recently video viewing was done via a cable converter set-top box was required to receive extra analog cable TV channels and convert them to content capable of being displayed on a television screen. ...