Category Archives: Recognized Professional Services

In Cable’s Crosshair – Rural Carriers

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New Verticals New Value Add and Fiber. What you can do to protect your accounts.   BIG CABLE is coming for rural business customers. The following information highlights results from Fierce Wireless, Light Reading, RDOF, SCTE, Deloitte, Gartner and various other industry sources. Charter’s CFO said the company’s $5 billion multi-year rural broadband expansion plans will begin 2021 but the bulk of the deployment will occur in 2022. FierceWireless 3/8/21 This article identifies cable’s plans and steps that rural carriers can take to protect current accounts, grow revenues and loyalty and acquire new accounts. Future updates will cover the MSOs 10G plans, 5G backhaul plans as well as the new OTT competitors. They say it’s easier to fight the enemy you know than the one you don’t. With uber competition confronting every industry, companies must invest to fight rivals. It is tough, challenging….yet strangely reassuring to take on familiar opponents. However, focusing on traditional rivals has often blinded companies to…

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THE MONTHLY SLA TIME BOMB!

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Every month telecom carriers must tolerate the same self-reporting and mea culpa routines in reporting service availability. However the routine can be quickly modified to be a positive experience.  You can now optimize your calculations and reporting through the certified approved OcularIP service assurance portal. The following are just a few of the reasons over 100 carriers worldwide turn to OcularIP to diffuse monthly SLA reporting. OcularIP’s ability to exceed the circuit measuring and reporting compliance requirements for the Tier1 wireless carriers was the reason for OcularIP’ s rapid adoption. Now carriers are choosing the system due to its extensive functionality, ease of operation, ability to quickly integrate into their environments resulting in better network performance, reduced operating expenses and improve user experience. With OcularIP, your internal teams can achieve their business objectives by taking advantage of the comprehensive performance data collection, presentation, analytics and reporting capabilities. OcularIP has grown to support an extensive list of features and functionality unique to the…

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Customer Input Drives Functionality, Services and Success

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Thanks for a great 2014! In 2014, LB Networks elevated our success with another record year of growth, solution enrichments and industry recognition. OcularIP, WOOD and our engineering services all contributed to this achievement. Over the past twelve months OcularIP revenues have grown over 56% and the number of new carriers using OcularIP more than doubled! Our top reseller surpassed 100% annual growth. OcularIP was featured at the Telecom Council’s Quarterly Forum, INDATEL’s annual conference, ALU’s SReXperts, Adva’s User Symposium, VzW Small Cell Summit, plus we participated in many other industry events. Our customer’s benefited from 3 major releases that added extensive capabilities and a key reason for our installed customers growing use rates. Our services team performed projects for 28 organizations; including the nation’s largest carrier, a top 3 MSO, a top 10 healthcare provider, regional & national wireline carriers, publicly traded datacenter and hosting companies. A global optical manufacturer awarded us their coveted “Partner of the Year” honor…

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Team with a Service Provider Background

LB Networks: The Team With a Service Provider Background

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People often ask us how we came up with the industry’s leading SLA performance measuring and assurance reporting customer portal, and for us the answer is simple: it was born out of necessity. Our leadership team used to sit exactly where you sit today. We came from a service provider company where we integrated and resold multiple networks to create a national network. We worked with tens of thousands of circuits across the United States and had over 400 carrier partners We had to understand every type of technology and every type of network vendor In essence, we lived the challenges you face everyday. How We See It: The Challenge Through our hands-on experience we know how important it is to have visibility of the service you are delivering. But we also know that most network solutions have challenges with visibility into off-net service provider services. For one customer circuit, there could be four to five underlying networks, compounding the…

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