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10G EPON – Unleashing the Bandwith Potential

Published by ZTE

For the first time in history, we can now aim to live in “One World”, because the 1st century has ushered in a new era in man’s ongoing quest for a better life and a better world. Telco industry is passing through a phase of multiservice revolution, with a shift from legacy to next generation networks and the introduction of new and advanced services (e.g. DTV, HDTV, IPTV, VoIP, WiMAX, Mobile TV, etc.). More and more service providers are progressing to triple-play and even quad-play packages in order to provide a one-stop shopping service to customers. IP traffic is growing exponentially and networks evolve to include bandwidth hungry IP-based applications on voice, video and data. A discussion about broadband medium and speed is on everyone’s tongue. But still it is under discussion that “how fast is fast enough”. In fact, broadband is not just a speed it is defined as a potential medium that offers a wide variety of applications to users at their premises. This white paper provides a detailed tutorial overview of the IEEE 802.3av 10Gbit/s Ethernet PON (10G EPON) market trends that are driving the requirement of future last mile access networks, standardization advancements, technology infrastructure.

LTE performance for initial deployments

Published by Nokia Siemens Networks

LTE (Long Term Evolution) and SAE (System Architecture Evolution) are on the way. The question is now about when, where and how LTE/SAE will arrive. Regardless of what motivates each operator to make the transition, it is essential to demonstrate the stability and performance of the new systems at an early stage in order to promote the smooth and cost-efficient introduction and deployment of LTE/SAE technology. This is true both within companies and as part of wider, coordinated efforts towards interoperability. Since the 3GPP specifications are now reasonably well defined and stable, the time is right to evaluate performance and to publish the most interesting results.

LTE will meet the promise of global mobile broadband

Published by Nokia Siemens Networks

Broadband has become a ‘must have’ for both businesses and consumers. At the same time, the way in which consumers and businesses use communications services is evolving, with wireless delivery of broadband services offering a new level of flexibility and “go anywhere” connectivity.

World FTTX Market

Published by ZTE

ZTE has the advantage to provide both EPON and GPON technologies. Really involved in
the evolution of PON technology, ZTE push the development of PON standards and mainly
on interoperability issue. The company also participated in the development of the next
generation PON technologies – 10GEPON – and has launched the first prototype last
October 2008. 10GEPON will be used to provide greater bandwidth to the final used but will be more and more used combined with VDSL2 in a FTTB architecture.

FTTx Solution White Paper

Published by ZTE

Fiber access is one of the most important technologies in the next generation network. It increases
the access layer bandwidth and builds a sustainable-development access layer network. OAN
(Optical Access Network) adopts technologies: active point-to-point (P P) Ethernet and passive
optical network (PON).

Overview of SDR market – Trends & Potential

Published by ZTE

Software Defined Radio (SDR) is the evolution of base station technology. Although too expensive
to be considered in the past, underlying technology advances are starting to turn the new
concept from expensive to efficient and even able to reduce costs. Several infrastructure vendors
have now implemented SDR in their product portfolio and mobile operators are now realising that
the new technology can provide significant cost savings, lower the Total Cost of Ownership (TCO)
for a newly deployed network and provide compatibility with future standards.

Privacy Primer: protecting consumers in the age of behavioural targeting

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Published by Openwave May 2009

As more users spend more time connected to online communities through their mobile device, it is essential for mobile operators to strike the right balance between user benefits and personal privacy, especially as targeted advertising gains traction in the marketplace.

China Market Watch

Published by ZTE April 2009

After the Chinese government’s reorganization, all three of China’s mobile telecom operators will be able to provide wireless service to their customers. Consequently, the main mission of the operators in 2008 was to expand and upgrade their wireless networks.

IDC Vendor Spotlight

ZTE has capitalised on the data card boom

Published by ZTE March 2009

The global telecommunications industry has evolved; today’s service providers (SPs) face continuous pressure to win more profitable customers and maintain their competitiveness. One key challenge is subscriber management, due in part to the need to continuously offer differentiated and personal services to their subscribers.

Key to a great user experience: at a glance, in one click

Published by Streamezzo March 2009

In the late 1880′s, Almond Strowger, an undertaker from Kansas City was unhappy when he found out that
the telephone operator was routing business to his competitor, who was the operator’s husband! He
subsequently invented the first version of a switching system that was to remove go-betweens and power
direct connection between users.

Rich Media Development and Deployment

Published by Streamezzo March 2009

According to Informa Telecoms & Media, the market for content and services on cell phones is expected to grow to $150 billion by 2011. All the bets are placed, yet end users are ultimately the ones who hold the cards. In 2007, the iPhone jolted the industry just as Macintosh, and later Windows, shook the PC world over twenty years ago, and for a similar reason: by again emphasizing that user experience is a decisive factor to generate enthusiasm and build Web 2.0 fan clubs. It is clearer than ever that success will be predicated both on the nature of the services offered and upon the ease with which users are able to discover and access services, as well as interact with these services and with fellow users.

HSPA – the undisputed choice for mobile Broadband

Published by Ericsson

The internet is a true global marketplace, where people can fi nd the products and services they desire. It is also a global “town square,” where people can meet, chat and blog. It is a world-wide library and information repository that is unprecedented in the history of mankind.

Technical overview and Performance of HSPA and Mobile WiMAX

Published by Ericsson

In a few short years, the internet has had a dramatic impact on our private and professional lives. And it continues to grow in importance in our daily lives: To fully enjoy the benefi ts of the internet, users need a
broadband connection. And in coming years, millions of people will turn to wireless technology to deliver this experience.

The Coming Carrier Network Infrastructure

Published by Alcatel-Lucent

Both fixed and mobile telecom operators are facing new competitive challenges as they shift their focus from the network to developing retail business and content partnerships. Among the strategies they can adopt are: invest in fiber to the home in order to offer quadruple play services; converge their current and future customer offerings; and
separate their network and service operations. In addition, the fierce competitive environment will drive increased merger and acquisition activity as well as the formation of partnerships between organizations that previously viewed themselves as separate entities – for example, fixed and wireless companies.

Managed Services Demystified

Published by Alcatel-Lucent

The evolution to a converged world has put Service Providers under increasing market and competitive pressure. Responding to these market pressures requires solutions that enable a decreased time to market for newer, differentiated multi-media services while increasing customer service and focus. At the same time costs must be lowered and shareholder demands for increased value must be met. This combination can be very difficult to resolve.

Long Term Evolution (LTE): an introduction

Published by Ericsson

Mobile broadband is becoming a reality, as the Internet generation grows accustomed to having broadband access wherever they go, and not just at home or in the office. Out of the estimated 1.8 billion people who will have broadband by 2012, some two-thirds will be mobile broadband consumers – and the majority of these will be served by HSPA (High Speed Packet Access) and LTE (Long Term Evolution) networks.

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