Cable & Telecom

Carriers’ success hampers investment in Next-Generation Network: study

SCOTTSDALE, AZ – Healthy carriers who like the status quo and are less inclined to take risks tend to limit their investment in the wireless Next-Generation Network (NGN), according to a report released Monday by research firm In-Stat. The report, entitled NGN Drivers and Inhibitors in the Global Market, notes that those carriers that have committed to rapid NGN migration have done so because of adverse market conditions. “In 2007, only a few IMS equipment supply contracts were announced,” says In-Stat analyst Keith Nissen. “Most were greenfield deployments, or point solutions supporting VoIP, or IP Centrex.” The research also found...

Our industry and COVID-19

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