Topic: network functions virtualization
There may be grumblings from various circles that NFV is not living up to the hype, but Cisco sees virtualization as a transition with different stages.
5G promises new spectrum, more bandwidth, lower latency, new uses, lower cost per bit, and greater efficiency—a big challenge for the industry.
The xRAN Forum announced public availability of new specs that deliver on important operator member requirements.
Opanga Networks is trying to help wireless operators address a problem that comes from a small percentage of consumer interactions.
Reliance Industries’ planned acquisition of Radisys will help it accomplish its vision of facilitating more openness in telecom.
Nokia is not a member of the operator-driven group O-RAN Alliance, but it is supportive of the group’s efforts.
Verizon says it’s very proud to be at the forefront of Open RAN initiatives and remains committed to Open RAN efforts.