An Economic Comparison of Fronthaul Architectures for 5G Networks

Global service providers worldwide are in a race to deploy 5G technology and services. To achieve greater speeds and capacity with 5G, operators will need to densify their networks, which will mean an increase in the number of macro cells and small cells. To optimize the total cost of ownership of the Radio Access Network, many SPs are planning to More...

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By Peter Fetterolf On Tuesday, October 22nd, 2019
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TCO Benefits of Converged 5G Ready IP Transport

ACG’s paper presents the results of a TCO analysis comparing the economics of a converged IP/MPLS transport network with more traditional dedicated networks. The results of the analysis demonstrate significant More...

By Peter Fetterolf On Thursday, September 26th, 2019
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Economic Comparison of a DriveNets Network with Traditional Router Networks

IP networks are experiencing tremendous traffic growth that is expected to continue for the foreseeable future. Growth will primarily be driven by 4K/8K video, gaming services, and 5G mobile networks. In order More...

By Liliane Offredo-Zreik On Monday, June 3rd, 2019
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MODERNIZING THE CABLE SERVICE DELIVERY INFRASTRUCTURE

Market forces and the insatiable demand for bandwidth, both upstream and downstream, are driving cable operators to modernize their network infrastructure and operations. Many technologies and operational improvements More...

By Mark Mortensen On Tuesday, May 28th, 2019
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Hybrid Networks: Integrated Provisioning for Virtual and Physical Networks

Network and service provisioning are undergoing the greatest changes in the history of telecommunications, faster, more flexible, and more automated to provide unprecedented business agility and velocity. To create More...

By Karen Grenier On Thursday, May 16th, 2019
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Fresh Findings: Improving Automation in Service Fulfilment & Operations

New study by ACG Research provides first-hand perspectives from service provider experts globally on challenges and opportunities in the provisioning and management of optical and carrier Ethernet transport servicesThe More...

By Paul Parker-Johnson On Thursday, February 21st, 2019
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Maximizing Efficiency Using Standards-Based, Model-Driven Infrastructures in NFV Deployments

Communication service providers (CSPs) are active participants in delivering cloud-based applications and flexible, scalable networking services based on virtualized network infrastructures. A critical success More...

By Ray Mota On Monday, August 27th, 2018
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Segment Routing: An ACG Research Whitepaper

Service providers and large enterprises face stiff challenges: the network infrastructure and their operations are growing at tremendous pace and becoming complex. IP/MPLS networks have become operation intensive More...

By Liliane Offredo-Zreik On Tuesday, August 14th, 2018
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Stofa Goes Live with Arris R-PHY Solution: A Market Impact Report

Stofa, a major cable operator in Denmark, recently selected the Remote-PHY version of the Distributed Access Architecture to upgrade its network to DOCSIS 3.1. ARRIS supplied most of the solution, including the More...

By Stephen Collins On Monday, May 21st, 2018
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Intent-Based Networking with Apstra AOS: Market Impact Report

Apstra is a pure play IBN pioneer focused on eliminating the complexities and inefficiencies that plague modern data center operations, delivering log-scale improvements in network operation expense, capital expense, More...