Topic: network functions virtualization
Next week, Rakuten will go live with the world’s first fully virtualized and cloud-based greenfield mobile network.
Microsoft has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Affirmed Networks, which sells virtualized, cloud-native mobile network solutions to operators.
Nokia is supporting over 160 virtual network functions across Rakuten Mobile’s two main data centers as part of a managed services deal.
Mavenir said its virtualized IMS solution will support mobile services for more than 8 million customers, and help the operator launch new services.
A number of technologies and standards are coalescing to make cloud-based 5G a reality.
While awareness of 5G-related cybersecurity risks is high among enterprises, more needs to be done to prepare, according to a new survey from AT&T.
As 5G becomes defined as much by computing as communications, what is often overlooked is the role Intel, Cisco and others play in this equation.
Intel might be out of the 5G smartphone modem business, but it’s still in the thick of it in terms of 5G networking.
Intel’s decision to withdraw from the smartphone modem business underlines our long-held view that Intel never needed to win in modems to be successful in 5G.
Parallel Wireless applies the virtualization principles of disaggregation of hardware and software to 2G, 3G, 4G and 5G.