CABA Information Series

IS-2009-119: Integrated Edge Services: The TCO Advantage

This brochure from the Yankee Group examines the technology needed by service providers to deliver Internet, TV, and voice.  The challenges are to integrate these services into a digital platform and to accommodate higher data rates.  Pressure to increase data rates is coming from increased video transport via the Internet.  The equipment that handles these data stream consists of edge routers that interface with customers.  To lower operating costs, the triple services of Internet, TV, and voice need to be fully integrated at the operations level.  Operator cost models are provided.






















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