I am a big fan of the beautiful game, and it is always interesting to see how an event like the World Cup impacts networks. The FIFA World Cup 2018 is forecast to reach 3.4 billion viewers – half the world population – for the 2018 event. Some countries feel like they have been hit by the zombie apocalypse during the home team’s game, with the streets...
Truth in Advertising: What Regulators are “Up To” in the UK
Last year, as part of Sandvine’s Global Internet Phenomena program, we released four spotlight reports that examined data fraud and revenue assurance issues that are facing network operators around the world.
Topics: Internet phenomena
The stars have aligned. It’s 2018 and automation is the word on everyone’s lips.
This isn't the first, the second, the third, but actually, Sandvine's fourth blog post on Super Bowl streaming. Each time I've written it, we've looked a the same types of data, and in the six years since we first published our post, I can tell you that not much has changed in how people use the Internet on Super Bowl Sunday.
The telco world has been good all year. We’ve behaved, more or less. We only have one ask, and that is to get to a standard based NFV environment, such that all vendors can contribute and we can finally get the cost savings and flexibility we were promised. As such, can we please have a MANO stack that follows the ETSI NFV spec.
In an industry - and possibly world - first, Sandvine has demonstrated the use of a portion of the actual SOL-002 protocol as defined by ETSI NFV.
We are so jaded by new, over-hyped "opportunities" that we sometimes don't recognize when new ideas do begin to work. The monetization of subscriber data is one area where providers are starting to get traction.