Do We Need Gigabit Speeds?
Gary Bolton, VP of Global Marketing at ADTRAN, tells TIA NOW why we need gigabit network speeds, not only for densified urban areas, but also for small towns.
Part 2 – Broadband Capacity: Are We Ready?
From Gigabit Cities to National Broadband Networks, innovators continue to move the needle towards new broadband technologies. But has the discussion moved away from the long awaited voluntary incentive auctions of spectrum and more towards cutting edge technologies that one day could make our communications systems move faster than the speed of light?
SDN in Data Centers
Leveraging more programmable networks based on SDN principles that support an operator’s need to grow their business is what these panelists discuss with TIA NOW from TIA’s Connectivity Jam.
SDN: CSPs and Web-Scale Players, on Equal Ground
Robert Conger, VP of Cloud and Portfolio Strategy at ADTRAN, spoke with TIA NOW about how CSPs and web-scale players are now on equal playing fields through SDN technologies, by deploying more open and programmable networks. Conger continues to say that operators are successful in employing software and open source principles in their central offices.
SDN: Network Profit Catching Up with Data Growth Rate
Kurt Raaflaub, Head of Strategic Solutions Marketing at ADTRAN, says service providers need to balance new revenue streams with the cost of maintaining the network. Raaflaub talks about how software defined networking will allow service providers to be more profitable through increased network and operating efficiencies, allowing the roll out of new services to become…
When governments look at how to adopt Smart City solutions, the path to adoption is not clear-cut. Every city has its own unique needs based upon the regional geography, population demographics and the composition of the local economy. The communications industry is in a unique position to assist governments to overcome the challenges of urbanization…
Software-Defined Access: The Platform Economy
Gary Bolton, VP of Global Marketing at ADTRAN, spoke with TIA NOW about how the value of networks is based on the number of users of a platform. Bolton goes on to say that being able to match producers with consumers is the key to a successful platform economy.