Are we ready to sustainably monetise 5G?

Long-term 5G profitability and cost of operation KPIs will only be achieved with a shift to a real-time digital operating model.

The ability to deliver new market offerings in hours and days that are purchased in seconds is not just a reality; it is now an absolute necessity. What are the vital questions the telco C-suite must ask in this 5G era?

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5G positioning and pricing strategies: Driving to 5G success

Should 5G be positioned as 'just another G' with marginal evolutionary benefits over existing 4G services? Or should it be a 'quantum leap' in mobility service offerings with a sufficient value delta over 4G services that can be positioned and priced for? With plenty of questions arising from the proliferation in the standard, this whitepaper from Strategy Analytics and MATRIXX Software aims to provide plenty...

10 ways to make money with 5G

Consumers are starting to get excited about 5G. The speed tests show tremendous promise and the new service demos look very attractive - but what is the plan for turning the hype into revenue? This eBook from MATRIXX Software maps out some of today's most promising monetisation opportunities - and the key capabilities that digital leaders are putting into place to...

The future of intranets and enterprise social networks

Corporate intranets are a lot like cities. Thriving cities have little, if any, decay, and lots of people make them flourish. Unfortunately, many of today's traditional intranets resemble ghost towns, suffering from deserted, disconnected resources, one way communication, and little, if any, collaboration. This whitepaper from Jive Software examines how an enterprise social network (ESN) can bring best practices together and enable workforces to better connect, communicate and collaborate to...

Analysis: Passive optical LAN versus copper-based Ethernet

In the continuing effort to improve competitiveness, many enterprises now realise that distributed legacy LAN networks are no longer capable of meeting communications requirements. This whitepaper from Nokia and Bell Labs presents the value of an enterprise passive optical LAN (POL) based on a Bell Labs economic analysis, examining the financial benefits of an optical network compared to traditional copper-based Ethernet architectures. Read more: Passive optical LAN explained for a more...

Addressing issues in the local area network – and solving them with passive optical LAN

For more than 30 years, the local area networks (LANs) that enable enterprise business have been built on successive generations of Ethernet technology. Although this technology continues to evolve, the limitations of the twisted pair, copper-based wiring at the heart of the standard are causing some enterprises to look at alternative options for their next generation LAN infrastructures. This whitepaper from Nokia examines the option of passive optical LAN - and how it eliminates the...

Passive optical LAN explained for a more advanced enterprise network

While there have only been a few substantial changes to the basic design of traditional, copper-based Ethernet networks, the performance and physical characteristics of copper-based Ethernet LAN cabling impose a number of limitations on an enterprise LAN.

This paper from Nokia outlines the key elements of an enterprise passive optical LAN (POL) technology and explains why it is the best enterprise network option for tomorrow’s digital...

How communication service providers can manage the new world of customer experience

A plethora of products, varying prices, rules and value-added services make the choices offered by service providers complex and overwhelming. So much so, that it is often too much for customers to decide which is the right one. By providing so much choice, service providers are actually causing customer dissatisfaction. This whitepaper from Amdocs discusses the challenges and opportunities providers face in times of changing customer...

Future proofing your business: UCaaS and mobility

Against the backdrop of a changing workforce that will increasingly expect to operate in mobile-first environments, the challenge for businesses today is to decide how to address these expectations. Find out how with this whitepaper from Thinking...

The top 10 website security myths revealed

Many companies fail to put in place the most fundamental protections to keep themselves safe. The problem is that many businesses have steeped themselves in the mythology that surrounds website security, and bury their heads when it comes to the dangers that every business faces. To be truly safe, they need to move from myth to reality, shoring up their defences, coprorate policies, practices and procedures. This whitepaper from Thawte takes a look at those myths - hacking won't happen to you,...