Rural Broadband

Bridging the Digital Divide Rural Broadband Expansion Creating Economic Opportunity for Unserved and Underserved Communities Funds Available for Broadband Expansion. Broadband access in rural areas is linked to increased job and population growth, higher rates of new business formation, education, telehealth, telework, and lower unemployment rates. Federal and State governments have embarked on groundbreaking programs furnishing loans and grants in excess of $65 billion to fund the costs of construction, improvement, or acquisition of facilities and equipment needed to provide broadband service in eligible rural areas. Some examples of such programs [...]

5G Technologies

5th Generation Cellular Specification (5G) 5G Technologies Discover new strategies and inspire your organization with the transformative possibilities of 5G 5G is much more than mobile. The technologies and impacts of 5G go far beyond the mobile handset. Ultimately 5G is a roadmap for the future of networks and their readiness to meet the robust requirements of next-generation products and services, across every industry vertical. Let’s get specific about the possibilities for your company. 5G is for everyone. If you’re a [...]

Data at Speed and Scale (DASS)

Over Leading Path's years of building faster and higher capacity applications, networks and data services, we encountered a watershed moment where the data storage architecture became the limiting factor in applications for many of our customers. We have created several application design patterns and data storage architectures using this experience to deliver a robust data storage mechanism, providing horizontal scalability, low latency, high throughput, monitoring and application flexibility that meets our customers’ needs. Noun The rate of which data is generated, distributed and collected. Noun The size of data sets that an organization has collected to [...]

MSO Access Network – Distributed Access Architecture (DAA)

Over the last decade, Internet traffic has grown at unprecedented rates. Networks are in a constant state of rebuild to keep pace with demand. With the continuous creation of new and innovative ways to consume content, this growth trend shows no sign of slowing down. Multiple Service Operators (MSOs) have had a significant speed and flexibility advantage over the traditional telecommunications companies for many years due to the robust nature of Hybrid Fiber Coaxial (HFC) Networks. While these networks continue to provide a quality customer experience (and will likely continue for many years to come), there is a need [...]

TV Advanced Advertising

Advanced Advertising has reached scale! Each device in the household is soon fully addressable. Applying applicable audience insights and tying them to individual IP addresses for each household device offers unprecedented targeting. Addressable and DAI for Linear, VOD, and IP Live within the MVPD systems requires knowledgeable advanced advertising engineers, product managers, QA/System Integrators, AdOps, architects, software developers, data analysts, and more. But where do MVPDs get such resources to be successful? Welcome to Leading Path! Our Mission is to fulfill these needs by bringing staff and consulting expertise to the operators and their key joint ventures. Leading [...]

TV Video IP & QAM Legacy

MPVD large scale video operations management for IP video and legacy video platforms. Maintaining a platform the size of the nations largest operators is no easy feat, requiring a wealth of knowledge, staff, resources, supplier professional services, and expertise. Leading Path can help, for over 17 years we have been supporting with video engineering, VOD, CDN, edge QAM, Switched Digital Video testing and operations engineers for three of the largest North American MVPDs to ensure their systems perform at scale. Making efficient use of rack space, power, and cooling, while ensuring a nation-wide operating plant serving tens of millions [...]

TSYS Company And Account Builds

Leading Path leverages an Agile implementation methodology that utilizes automation to increase productivity and accuracy whilst decreasing implementation time and manual error. Our multi-discipline team leverages development resources to automate and solve complex problems. Our Mission is to create customized automation scripts around your company’s processes to increase efficiency. Industry Challenges Legacy BAU Implementation Process Cost Significant costs in time and resources to perform repetitive and manual tasks. Execution Time Months to implement a new program Errors Manual [...]

TSYS Conversions

We provide our clients with a comprehensive approach to TS2 conversions that includes: Conversion Tools and Planning as well as TS2 Card Data and File Migration Expertise. Our Mission is to take a comprehensive approach to TS2 conversions. Business Drivers Need for tracking progress of client implementations from an end-to-end perspective. Need to migrate entire commercial card portfolio within a specific time-frame and with limited resources. Introducing clients to the new card management tool and its functionalities Our Solutions Using an agile approach, [...]

Card Solutions

Leading Path has built deep business and technical expertise implementing card products and services. These capabilities have evolved into an end-to-end solution center that allows us to attract top talent, accelerate onboarding and ramp up as well as streamline and automate key processes. Our Mission is to accelerate our clients ability to offer more services, richer experiences and greater functionality to their commercial, government, consumer and retail customers. Card Experience We have extensive Financial Services experience including seven years of working with consumer and commercial cards. Our McLean, VA Solution [...]