SP360: Service Provider

5G Transport Architecture of the Future

With Cisco 5G Transport Architecture Approach, we enable operators such as PLDT in the Philippines with new ways of delivering services allowing them to re-think the network architecture towards a more simplified one with a reduced total cost of network ownership.

Who’s Going to be a 5G Winner?

In this blog, we will explore who is going to benefit from 5G: from consumers to businesses to industries. As service providers make initial announcements around 5G, focusing on the value in the B2B market can unlock the most potential.

Effective Network Traffic Control in the Age of Always-On Video

We’ve rolled out a solution that’s already proving its worth to mobile service providers. Cisco Ultra Traffic Optimization (CUTO) is an enticing alternative to deploying costly spectrum and adding cellular radio gear.

The Importance of Education, Bandwidth, Learning and Funding

In today's blog, I share a new case study on how Cisco's Network Convergence System is helping Val Verde keep up with bandwidth demands.

Leading the Way in 5G xHaul

Over the last few years, we’ve invested heavily in bringing the benefits that make Cisco worldwide market share leaders in Core and Edge Routing deeper into the network. Our service provider-focused IOS-XR operating system and other advancements now let us reach all the way to the cell site router, right where the wireless customer hits the ground. And we’ve gone one step further by creating a flexible transport solution that integrates fronthaul and backhaul networks, combining the various wireless and wired technology into a packet-based SDN for 5G. This xHaul portfolio is at the core of our converged, end-to-end packet infrastructure, from the access layer into the application, wherever it may reside.

Extended Reach 100G Optics – Which One Is Best For Me?

Since the introduction of 100G pluggable optics several years ago, a great variety of reaches and form factors became available. Among the most confusing reaches are the Extended Reach variants. In this blog, we are going to explain what variants are available in the Cisco Optics portfolio, and the differences between them.

Why Do Modern Service Provider Networks Not Fail?

Surges in network usage really don't break the Internet. Why? Because the network architecture has been architected to be fast, reliable and manage the unpredictable.

Cisco and T-Mobile – Reaching New 5G Milestones Together

T-Mobile recently announced several milestone achievements in advancing its new 5G core network – and Cisco played a key role in helping them reach those milestones. Our partnership has yielded several 5G Standalone (SA) world-firsts which will ensure that T-Mobile customers have the very best connected experiences possible.

Media Flow Analytics: Assurance and Monitoring in Professional Video Production

Bad on-air video is a broadcaster’s nightmare. To get ahead of video’s historical challenges, broadcasters are embracing the SMPTE ST2110 suite of protocols for transport of uncompressed video over IP. This is a big technology shift and the focus has been on Day 0 and Day 1 operations. But planning a broadcast technology transformation doesn’t stop at turn up. Day 2 and beyond needs proper planning.

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