Topic: network functions virtualization
Parallel Wireless applies the virtualization principles of disaggregation of hardware and software to 2G, 3G, 4G and 5G.
According to a new survey, there’s widespread industry consensus that security challenges will escalate with the advent of 5G networks.
The PAWR program announced the completion of the first phase of deployment of an advanced wireless research test bed in Salt Lake City, Utah.
Turkcell and Affirmed Networks just deployed one of the largest virtualized mobile networks in the EMEA region.
Industry analyst Mark Lowenstein helps us kick off 2019 with his assessment of the key strategic priorities for the leading U.S. wireless operators.
Perhaps nowhere is disruption more evident than in the efforts around the radio access network and freeing that up for more competition.
While operators like BT have called NFV “unimpressive,” virtualization is still very much a part of operators’ path to 5G, according to VMware.
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.