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Taking Extreme Optimization to the Edge
Initiatives like Multi-Access Edge Computing (MEC) are working to provide a roadmap to the edge of the network, while 5G use cases that depend on low ...
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Does 5G mean we can finally update the mobile data plane protocol?
For reasons I can’t even begin to explain, I’ve never particularly liked the General Packet Radio Service Tunnelling protocol (GTP). It’s certainly ...
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The Battle for the new Services Platform
Facing continuous technological and competitive change, communication service providers (CSPs) are now entering a 5G era that demands a new ...
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Your Guide Through the 5G Core Migration Maze
The introduction of 5G represents an opportunity for operators to build their networks in a more cost-efficient way. As the cost of delivering ...
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Containerizing the 5G Core
Containers are a hot commodity for public cloud operators and enterprises, and the rate of adoption has ramped up over the last couple of years. ...
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Yes, the 5G User Plane Can Be Cloud Native
As mobile operators contemplate 5G core network strategies, applying cloud native principles to 5G core functions is the best way to achieve network ...
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Industry Expert Joe Weeden to Participate in FCC STIR/SHAKEN Summit
Per the FCC: “On Thursday, July 11, 2019, FCC Chairman Ajit Pai will convene a summit focused on the industry’s implementation of SHAKEN/STIR, a ...
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5G Will Be a Turning Point for NFV
There is a palpable sense of frustration with Network Functions Virtualization (NFV) these days. After nearly seven years of work on developing NFV ...
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Gaining a Cloud Edge
The network edge is generating a lot of excitement in our sector, and for good reason. The edge represents an opportunity to leverage a new kind of ...
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Public Cloud Software Stacks are Game Changers for Telcos
The availability of public cloud stack software could be a boon for CSPs looking for a hybrid cloud model for deploying networking virtual network ...
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How to Make Public Clouds Work for CSPs
Public clouds like those of Amazon, Google and Microsoft are tempting options for CSPs to run their virtual network functions (VNFs). But there is a ...
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Avoiding the Pitfalls of a DIY Telco Cloud
At TelecomTV’s recent DSP Leaders Forum, Metaswitch CTO Martin Taylor discussed some of the challenges that operators face when it comes to building ...
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