Fiber is an essential and highly valuable asset that forms the foundation of all high-speed broadband access and transport networks. The fiber infrastructure market is becoming highly focused and specialized. Companies have been either building their own dedicated networks or benefiting from CSPs who spin off or structurally separate their fiber business to increase agility, efficiency and profitability. These new entities, branded NetCos, InfraCos or FiberCos, aim to deliver open, ultra-reliable and high-performance fiber networks designed to attract more customers and partners across diverse industry segments.
Cloud and Enterprise Business
Mavenir announced the launch of its Communications Platform as a Service (CPaaS), an integrated Software as a Service (SaaS) offering.
Netcracker Technology announced that yes, an affiliate of telecommunications provider Bezeq Group, has extended its Professional Services contract with Netcracker to expand its satellite TV and OTT services and enable new business models.
ADTRAN has an exclusive partnership with Fiber Homes, a platform that helps buyers find homes that are connected to fiber internet. The Fiber Homes service will be integrated into the ADTRAN Mosaic One cloud software to add a new layer of prospecting capabilities and help service providers better understand where new revenue opportunities exist.
DE-CIX has enhanced its cloud connectivity capabilities in the Dallas market via the DE-CIX Dallas multi-service interconnection platform. The multi-cloud platform now offers direct access to Amazon Web Services (AWS), Google Cloud and Microsoft Azure solutions, including Microsoft Azure Peering Services – the most reliable and SLA-backed way to reach cloud-based Microsoft365 and Dynamics365 solutions. DE-CIX Dallas' growing interconnection ecosystem now offers access to over 120 networks, including direct and dedicated access to clouds to support enterprise network requirements.
NTT announced its full-stack net-zero action offering that leverages NTT’s vast infrastructure and services capabilities to help clients reduce the environmental impact of business activities.
Virgin Media O2 Business has chosen Netcracker Revenue Management, part of the Netcracker Digital BSS product suite, for its next-generation capabilities. The consolidated revenue management platform is expected to help the operator improve customer experience by centralizing B2B billing for its user base.
NTT announced the launch of its Edge-as-a-Service, a managed edge compute platform that gives enterprises the ability to quickly deploy, manage and monitor applications closer to the edge.
GlobalData has ranked Netcracker as a leader in Revenue Management for the eighth consecutive time in its recent Competitive Landscape Assessment. GlobalData reviewed vendors on a number of criteria, including portfolio capabilities, delivery models, service and support and customer success and stability.
Making real-time, artificial intelligence-informed product recommendations to potential customers at the point of sale just got easier. A new partnership between Actifai and CSG brings offer optimization and recommendation software to every customer interaction across the sales and care experience.