Features

January 08, 2007
John Wells, Comptel

Despite predictions that IMS will spell the end for OSS, it actually may liberate OSS, allowing it to take a more integral role in the delivery of services

December 11, 2006
Anil Gajwani, Bharti Telesoft

Bangladesh's Grameen Phone used innovative prepaid technology to tap into the allegedly "unprofitable" rural segment

December 11, 2006

Nuvoiz says it has developed a way to facilitate interoperable VoIP handover between Wi-Fi access points: middleware that puts the handover intelligence in the handset rather than the AP

December 11, 2006
Chee Sing Chan

The traditional network provider role played by operators has given them the basis to move confidently beyond network management services to security and application management, and soon, mobility services Service providers have made their i

December 11, 2006

With services becoming more IP-centric and the telecom industry moving toward IMS, policy control is playing a critical role in helping telcos ensure their network resources are allocated to the right customers using the right services with assured quality

November 04, 2006

All up, 2006 has been a good year for the satellite industry - if you don't count the shutdown of Connexion By Boeing's inflight broadband service or the Indian Research Space Organisation losing its INSAT-4A satellite after its domestic GSLV rocket crashed.

November 04, 2006

Service providers are all desperate to pile into the IPTV market. But given the high investment costs, most operators aren\'t keen on making the move. It\'s just that most feel they have no choice

November 04, 2006

Broadband powerline has a shot at finally cracking the access barrier, thanks to - of all things - wireless broadband

November 04, 2006

There\'s a bustle in the hedgerow of Asian capacity carriers. Should we be alarmed‾

October 09, 2006

With the infamous bursting of the bandwidth bubble at the turn of the century, the international wholesale bandwidth market was a hard dollar even for those carriers that somehow emerged from Chapter 11 relatively intact or, more rarely, managed to avoid bankruptcy altogether.

October 09, 2006

Telecom operators worldwide face growing revenue leakage and need to put more effort in reducing their losses, according a survey conducted by Analysys and sponsored by Subex Azure, a specialist in revenue maximization solutions. The survey found that the average revenue le

August 15, 2006

Increasing service complexity and competition are driving the need for cellcos to adopt a customer-centric service assurance process to differentiate themselves and reduce churn

August 01, 2006

VoIP security is back in the spotlight after a high-profile hack involving VoIP operators in the US. The bad news: threats are on the rise. The good news: odds are you've already got the tools to fight back

August 01, 2006

iSCSI is destined to be the default technology for storage area networks, but until it's standardized, most customers who don't shop solely on price will stick with Fibre Channel

August 01, 2006

WiMAX deployments are underway across Asia, and the search for a viable business model is leading some industry players and market watchers to developing and underserved markets. But spectrum issues and skepticism remain serious challenges

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