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Envision your next generation network

How would your business change
if your network were unconstrained
and simple to operate?

Envision your next generation network

How would your business change
if your network were unconstrained
and simple to operate?

You connect people and things to the world

Communication services and online applications grow smarter and more dynamic every day. Rapidly evolving entertainment, business productivity, industrial, healthcare, autonomous vehicle, and many more applications are transforming the lives to people around the world. It’s exciting to be a consumer of the limitless innovation that is only a click away. ​

To be successful, service providers need the networks that connect everyone and everything to keep pace with the content and applications they deliver. 

 

The time has come to build your next generation network

Rise to the challenge

Service providers need a service delivery network with the agility of the data center, adapted to the realities of the outside world.

  • Scalable and resource optimized
  • Programmable and automated
  • Self-healing and operationally simple
  • Independent from the access technology

How can a software platform accelerate business transformation?

Software platforms are the innovation engines of our time. They are modular and portable, easily programmed, and broadly extensible. After revolutionizing data centers and handheld devices, software platforms are now transforming the business of broadband. 

 

The journey forward will take many paths

Next generation networks will be evolutionary for most service providers, guided by unique network, business, and regulatory constraints.

Perspectives on next generation networks

Join us to read and hear the perspectives of distinguished service providers, systems suppliers, analysts, and educators as they share the ideas and inspiration that are driving next generation networks.​

  • ​Software-driven architectures​
  • Next Generation PON technology choices​

  • 5G wireless and fixed access networks​

  • Network programmability and automation​

Ready to envision your next generation network?

 

Analyst Insights

Business, technology, and consumer behaviors impacting broadband service providers.

Leading source of critical information

The voice of broadband

Research and marketing for the wi-fi industry

 
 

Start with a fresh perspective 

April 25, 2019 by Alan DiCicco

Factors of Success in Millimeter Wave Fixed Wireless Access

Alan DiCicco talks with IHS Markit Research Director Richard Webb to get his thoughts on what it will take to be successful with millimeter wave networks.... READ MORE 

March 29, 2019 by Tom Cohen

5G and Rural America

Tom Cohen discusses the choices rural service providers have around 5G - to go on offense to provide high-speed broadband that delights subscribers or take a chance with many competitive threats. ... READ MORE 

March 15, 2019 by Hal Roberts

Coherent Optics and Optical Access Networks

Coherent optics are once again in the news as network speeds push ever higher and challenge classical direct detect optics technology. Hal Roberts shares updates on the applications for coherent optics. ... READ MORE