Telecom network vision for 2011

Jessica Scarpati
SearchTelecom.com

Service providers will turn to advanced services to make their money in 2011, and deploying these services will require significant investments and changes in telecom network architecture and planning -- wired and wireless, public and private.

SearchTelecom.com spoke with four Tier 1 operators about their network plans for 2011. Last week, we heard from Verizon about its goals for its global IP backbone. This week, executives from Sprint Nextel Corp., NTT America and Global Crossing share their visions for the New Year.

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Commentary

5G and data center-friendly network architectures

Matt Walker / MTN Consulting

Webscale and transmission network operators' interests are aligning as the 5G era dawns

Matt Walker / MTN Consulting

Webscale and transmission network operators' interests are aligning as the 5G era dawns

Rémy Pascal / Analysys Mason

The launch of 5G by South Korean operators serves as a first benchmark for other operators around the world