Director of Portfolio Strategy
Stuart Benington is director of global portfolio planning at Tellabs. In this role, he is responsible for identifying and targeting strategic application opportunities and for optimizing the Tellabs portfolio through product evolution and business development activity.
Prior to this role, Benington held a variety of marketing, engineering and product planning positions across several Tellabs product groups, including Tellabs Broadband Media Group and Tellabs Network Solutions Group.
Benington has more than 15 years of experience in the telecommunications industry. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in economics and computer science from Purdue University and a Master of Business Administration degree from Northwestern University.
September 5, 2013 / 10:00 AM
I wrote last week about the latest piece of research Tellabs has conducted with Strategy Analytics, “The Role of Software Defined Networking (SDN) in Bridging the Backhaul Gap.” The results were fascinating. The study uncovered a real opportunity for operators in deploying SDN, taking the escalating hype around the technology and making it a reality with real business benefits.
August 29, 2013 / 3:00 AM
Software Defined Networking (SDN) has become the industry “buzz term” of 2013. Players at all positions in the telecom market are now trying to demonstrate their part in providing, enabling or deploying SDN solutions.
March 26, 2013 / 10:00 AM
How we access the Internet is changing rapidly. The most recent Digital Index from Adobe finds that for the first time, tablet web traffic (8%) has topped that of smartphones (7%). More significant for web retailers, the study reveals tablet users spend 54% more per order than if they were using a smartphone, and 19% more than if they placed the order on a desktop/laptop.
November 6, 2012 / 9:30 AM
What we all do with our mobile devices has changed enormously. Mobility used to be about voice and SMS but now it is increasingly about data services.
These bandwidth-intensive data services are now the order of the day for mobile users. Mobile devices are now mobile computers, and the service creation that boomed in the internet era is now seeing rapid uptake in mobile. Indeed, as mobile broadband speeds have started to approximate fixed speeds, the global growth of mobile broadband subscribers has started to significantly outpace fixed broadband.
But have the networks kept up?
October 16, 2012 / 8:55 AM
“Het net” is the latest buzz term in the mobile industry.
Yet, the fact is that most of today’s mobile networks are heterogeneous networks, or het nets, of some kind. Operators around the world support both 2G and 3G technologies as a minimum, and a growing number of markets now support 4G.
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