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The #1 Reason to Choose your NFV and SDN Partner
Last year, in order to ensure we were delivering world class professional services for NFV and SDN to our service provider customers, we invested a not insubstantial sum from our...
Is OTT Here to Stay?
Part 2: What does it take to win in an OTT world? In the first blog of this trilogy, I wrote that pay TV providers do not seem to perceive OTT video as a threat to their business. Well one thing’s for sure; there is plenty that we can learn from OTT video providers. They certainly […]
Is OTT Friend or Foe?
Part 1: What does it take to win in an OTT world? In this blog trilogy, I will try to shed some light on one of the more intriguing topics in the video industry– OTT video. I will discuss the reality of OTT video, the service provider’s perception of it, the future of the paid […]
Cisco and the Altice Group: Powering the First Available Subscription VoD service with 4K/Ultra HD Content
Guest Blog by Igor Dayen, Service Provider Product and Solutions Marketing Powered by the Cisco cBR-8 converged broadband router, the Altice Group’s new Zive subscription-based video-on-demand service will be launched in all markets. An industry leading cable offering, Zive features more than 5,000 high-definition (HD) programs, including more than four hundred 4K/ultra HD children’s programs, movies […]
KRBO: Delivering One Gigabit per Second Connectivity with the Cisco cBR-8 Converged Broadband Router
Guest Blog by Igor Dayen, Service Provider Product and Solutions Marketing KBRO, the largest cable television provider in Taiwan, has announced that it will use the Cisco cBR-8 Converged Broadband Router to deliver one gigabit per second high speed internet connections to its customer base. Already known for its innovations and forward-thinking network architectures, KBRO […]
The Top 3 Ways Service Providers Can Profit from Simpler Operations
I get to talk with a lot of service providers around the world. And no matter where they are, they have a common set of issues—whether they’re a telco, mobile operator, cloud provider, cable company, web service provider, or all of the above. Big ones include: How can we reduce network complexity? How can we […]
Communications and IT Services – It’s Personal This Time
Cisco MOI Forecasts the Opportunity I think most of us take for granted how mobile data services have evolved over the past decade. From simply being able to access email to now watching live video streaming on our personal devices, the pace has been dramatic. Our service providers have also evolved. Now we can log […]
You’ve Got a What?
Ever heard that when you’ve told someone what device you just bought? Or perhaps ”You’ve already upgraded, does everything still work?” As more devices hit the market, they bring with them new platforms and operating systems. Add video delivery into the mix, and the terrain becomes even harder to navigate. But it also brings a […]
Telecom Asia Readers Rate Cisco VPC as NFV Innovation of the Year
Telecom Asia has recently announced the winners of their 8th Readers’ Choice & Innovation Awards. For the Cisco Mobility team it was a proud moment to receive the award for “NFV Innovation of the Year” for our Virtual Packet Core (VPC) solution. As a reader’s choice award it validates Cisco’s industry innovation, as recognized by […]