Revenue Assurance Academy

NextGen Fiber, Cable & Cloud

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NextGen Fiber, Cable & Cloud Hammer-Head Program Overview
The Next Generation Fiber, Cable and Cloud Hammerhead program is a 3-day event which provides students with an overview on the technologies, business models and issues associated with the migration to and deployment of next generation fiber, cable, leased line and cloud technologies, products, services and hard-wired cloud-based business models.

Who Should Attend?

The NextGen Wired Technology and Cloud Assurance class has been developed for any and all individuals involved in the development, administration, protection, assurance and operation of next generation wired technologies in existing telecoms environments and start-up organizations.

Critical value will be provided for people who are:

  • Revenue assurance professionals looking to get involved in protecting their organizations against fraud risk, leakage loss and margin loss during the process of migration from existing hard-wired cable, DSL, fiber and other wired technologies, products and services (MPLS, ATM, Leased line, etc) to the new generation of data products and services
  • Revenue assurance, finance, management, audit, I/T and operational professionals interested in learning about the differences between their current hard-wired environment and the new generation of hard-wired, liquid deployments utilizing fiber, Hybrid fiber, cable, twisted pair and other technologies in order to participate in and be a winner in the battle to create a pervasive, wired cloud environment
  • Those involved in the design of new products and services based upon Next Gen hard-wired cable, DSL, fiber and other wired technologies (Broadband, ISP, IMS, Cloud Service Offerings)
  • Corporate sales teams interested in learning how to create, build and sell complex, competitive CLOUD OFFERINGS that make sense for the telco and generate profit and market position
  • Product development and network engineers interested in learning how their competitors are leveraging new technologies to gain competitive advantage with the explosion in new possibilities that the cloud business model represents

Technology & Line of Business Focus:

This curriculum has been developed for companies experienced in the management and operation of a wireline telecommunications company (Legacy Voice, DSL), Traditional Cable Provider (Analog/Digital), Internet Service Providers and Corporate Service Providers and Solution Developers. The focus is on helping professionals involved in risk containment, controls development and solution development with guidelines for the the migration/ implementation of NextGen products and services using:

  • Cable, Docsis 3.0, FTTH, Wifi, ADSL, ATM, MPLS, Fast Ethernet, Frame Relay and other related bespoke configuration technologies
  • Hard-wired cloud
  • Video (Broadcast and IPTV)
  • The understanding of and creation of CLOUD solutions
  • The understanding and deployment of integrated IMS Solutions

The Week at a Glance

NextGen Fiber, Cable,
Cloud & Internet
Operations, Architecture & Billing for NextGen Fiber, Cable & Cloud
Business, Margins & Markets for NextGen Fiber, Cable & Cloud
Opening Session What is NextGen Wired? Security for NextGen Fiber, Cable & Cloud Services Wired ISP
Morning Session NextGen Fiber, Cable & Cloud Business Models WIFI: Operations & Assurance Content Management
Late Morning Session Role of Revenue Assurance FTTH: Operations & Assurances Wired Cloud & IMS
Afternoon Opening Best Practices and Cases Cable & DSL Pricing & Margins
Afternoon Session The Internet as a Business VOIP & IMS Risk Mitigation Services &
Corporate "Packages"
Late Afternoon Session Billing Internet Services Postpaid, Prepaid &
Radius Billing
Migration to NextGen Wired
Closing Session Securing Internet Businesses SNMP, 95thP, Bespoke, &
Convergent Billing
New Cloud Corporate Offerings


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NextGen Fiber, Cable & Cloud Training Options

Public Venue Events
Attending the focused 3-day NextGen Fiber, Cable and Cloud Hammer-head training will arm participants with worksheets, assignments and concrete deliverables that provide a clear roadmap for bringing department practices in line with industry standards. Attendees will have the opportunity to learn about NextGen Fiber, Cable & Cloud migration and monetization with other professionals from across the globe. The program is structured to encourage student interaction, and professionals find it useful to hear how others are dealing with some of the same issues they are facing themselves.

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NextGen Fiber, Cable & Cloud Program Onsite
Member feedback suggests that the best way to ensure that your organization is effectively managing NextGen Wired Technology is through an on-site event. This provides your organization with the opportunity to train everyone involved in the wired line of business and create a telco-wide strategy for protection. Members from the NextGen Wired and Cloud operations, fraud prevention, internal audit, revenue assurance, and top management teams can make sure they each have a comprehensive understanding of the risks involved with NextGen Wired Technology and the role they play in managing partners, frauds, and margins.

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Hammer-Head Programs

As a Revenue Assurance Academy Hammer-head program, this NextGen Fiber, Cable and Cloud event is a tightly-focused, intensive training that helps NextGen Fiber, Cable and Cloud operational teams apply the GRAPA standards-based approach to specific High-Risk problem areas. Under the Hammer Head initiative, companies can be provided with focused training for the entire organization in the containment of revenue risks in Next Fiber, Cable and Cloud. For individuals looking for this training we also offer this program at a limited number of venue events.

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