Future Networks examines technology for the cellular and mobile broadband networks, providing a holistic coverage from the edge to the core of the network and across all technology generations. The service provides detailed analysis and market forecasts across the networks supply chain. It assesses the role of every single node of this chain in enabling future generation mobile services. Coverage areas encapsulate all things that will transform the mobile network, including 5G and LTE Advanced Pro Networks, Carrier Unlicensed Spectrum, IOT Networks, Mobile Edge Computing, NFV and SDN, Network Cloudification, and Telco Data Analytics.
Strong vendor partnerships and ecosystems are essential in developing the next generation of services. The market will determine the winners. Customers will expect more than improved latency and higher data rates; ecosystems expedite applications development and services deployment; and IMS and RCS standards provide a solid foundation.