CDN Caching and Video Streaming Performance
To what extent do content delivery network (CDN) caches deep inside the ISP or the operator network also improve QoE? Does it suffice to simply deploy the CDN appliance just past the peering point? This blog post describes a project, sponsored by Cisco’s Research and Open Innovation initiative, to explore this very question.
Monetizing 5G – How Service Providers Can Get it Right
Discover the challenges faced by Service Providers today, and how Cisco can help you resolve them on the path to 5G.
Retail and AR and VR: 5G brings it home!
Augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality (VR) technologies will increasingly empower mainstream applications and customer experiences. This blog discusses their impact on digital retail as 5G is being deployed globally.
NAB 2019: On Pivoting, Commitment, Media, And Elephants
As we finalize our presence at the upcoming NAB Show in Las Vegas, it occurred to me it’s our first NAB since we made some major and definitely noticeable changes to our strategy / intentions relating to Media and Entertainment.
Connecting the Unconnected: 5G and Wi-Fi 6 Will Play a Pivotal Role in Bridging the Digital Divide
There are still Internet access disparities between residents of rural and urban areas. And the digital divide between lower-income and higher-income communities can only be closed with new approaches and solutions.
5G Gets Top Billing, But Don’t Forget Wi-Fi
This week, we released the latest update to the Cisco Mobile Visual Networking Index (VNI) Forecast (2017 – 2022). The annual study provides global, regional, and country-level projections and trends associated with mobile (cellular) networks as well as an analysis of mobile traffic that is offloaded onto WiFi.
Can the Tactile/Haptic Internet Take AR/VR to New Heights?
As 5G networks are deployed globally, advanced machine-to-machine (M2M) and IoT applications will make the “Tactile/Haptic Internet” a reality, enabling increasingly immersive virtual and augmented reality applications.
Managing the 5G Telco Cloud
Buoyant 5G forecasts for APJ mean that mobile service providers in the region must rethink their data center infrastructure to lead in the 5G race.
Global IP Networks Focus on Sharpening Their Edge
According to the latest VNI forecast, the Service Provider networks are growing edgier.