Capacity Voice January 2016

22 Jan 2016

The future of networking: SDN

The world is getting more connected and network infrastructures are under pressure to meet increasing demands for connectivity. As a result, service providers (SPs) are being forced to enhance their networks and many go out to market in search of networking technology advancements and associated next-gen management tools.

19 Jan 2016

Harnessing advanced analytics to improve customer experience

Subscribers are becoming more and more demanding. They expect personalised offerings, ubiquitous access, broad choices and a reliable, seamless experience. Meeting these needs requires a fundamental rethink of a service provider's CEM (Customer Experience Management) infrastructure.

12 Jan 2016

A year in words and acronyms

Telecoms in 2015 can be summed up in the following words and acronyms: blockbuster, data privacy, reviving traditional revenue streams and SDN.

08 Jan 2016

Race to connect Africa to South America starts up

CamTel is backing a new project to lay a submarine cable directly to Brazil, one of a number of moves to position Cameroon as a new hub in western Africa.

07 Jan 2016

Look for new routes, and don't lose it in the Luzon

Asia’s Luzon Strait is congested, and a number of operators are supporting projects that are looking at alternative routes for cables via the south Philippines, to destinations across south-east Asia and on towards the US mainland.

07 Jan 2016

Regulation 3.0

Telecoms emerged from an era of government ownership and control to an industry that stressed privatisation, liberalisation and competition. The government was in the way and, in most places, it got out of the way. You can’t turn back the clock: the era of national telecoms policy, price ceilings and profit controls is over. Or is it?

05 Jan 2016

Squeezing the stone (part two)

Extracting more capacity and achieving enhanced differentiation in subsea transmission, Geoff Bennett, director of solutions and technology, and Benoit Kowalski, director of subsea, Infinera continue to explain in part two.

04 Jan 2016

Emerging markets: The classification conundrum

Emerging markets. It’s a term that keeps financial analysts, strategists and decision makers at global conglomerates up at night. It’s a term that’s often paired with the word, ‘growth’. Markets that are classified as emerging markets are referenced in detail when planning for the future and hence, in big business, there is no term that holds more reverence.

04 Jan 2016

Squeezing the stone (part one)

Extracting more capacity and achieving enhanced differentiation in subsea transmission, Geoff Bennett, director of solutions and technology, and Benoit Kowalski, director of subsea, Infinera explain how in two parts.