Microwave radio can do things today that it could not do just a few years ago. That makes it a valuable alternative for mobile and wireless backhaul and other point-to-point and point-to-multipoint needs. But what about that pesky thing called an SLA? Read about 10 newish mechanisms that help providers deliver on their SLA promises.
So it’s not a home-makeover TV show, but this article tells the story of why those cabinets in the field need some big-time upgrades to support end users’ demands. The good news is there are innovative ways to save time and money through cabinet expansions and rehabs that extend the life of existing copper networks -- while also bringing enhanced customer services to market faster.
Today's mobile operator faces a struggle to recreate a role for itself: To adapt to an environment which has altered dramatically over the past 3 years, and which is continuing to evolve at a disconcerting rate. To do so, MNOs will be obliged to evaluate both the business models under which they currently offer content, and the nature of the partnerships with both OTT providers and service enablers in order to obtain a maximal share of the revenues within this burgeoning space.
Telepak Networks offers Triple Play services to residential and commercial customers, as well as backhaul network to wireless carriers in the southeastern United States. As they ramp up to deliver a robust mobile data network to their customers, they employed a new approach to build a strong fiber backhaul network. Read about their high-tech approach to a fast-paced construction build-out.
With the introduction of multiple energy sources, the complexity has risen for the design of hybrid cell site energy deployment. There is no one-size-fits-all solution. Read why logistics, setup, and operation should be considered when exploring what energy source to employ in a hybrid energy site solution.
Looking for ways to reduce deployment costs? Well then, out with the old and in with the new -- materials, that is. Learn how HDPE vaults, covers, and pedestals offer a wide range of products, that when deployed in the correct locations/application, can provide substantial costs savings throughout the network.
In today’s complex networks, sophistication equals simplification. There are 5 good reasons providers should outfit frontline service technicians with test and measurement tools that are simple to use, yet sophisticated enough to handle increased network complexity. Check them out here.
Seeking a focus for your New Year's business resolution? Consider zeroing in on character. Here are some thoughts on the business implications of issues like white lies, false impressions, and forgiveness -- and how to help your entire team make character-driven choices in 2011.
What makes a good Hollywood movie? Exactly the same principles that make a great keynote speech, executive presentation, and sales conversation. The good news is that you probably don't need the unlimited resources to hire an Oscar winning writer and director. Adapt these 7 basic Hollywood techniques to increase the impact of your keynote speeches, business presentations, and persuasive sales conversations.
Social media is already here. However, thousands of companies are rushing headlong into the profile-creating, news-tweeting, blog-posting frenzy... only to find that their valiant efforts are not getting the results they had hoped. Here is simple advice that will help businesses avoid the pitfalls and make a strong online impact.
Even the best-intentioned, savviest business plans can fail if the organization lacks consistent employee commitment. But you can't just mandate commitment. Organizations that achieve the promise of their business plan are able to create positive accountability -- a powerful, healthy culture that results from both goal alignment and workforce engagement.