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Topic: Mobile Infrastructure

Take the Fast Path to 5G Core
At the 5G Asia show in Singapore next week, from September 10-12, Metaswitch will host a pre-conference workshop on core network strategies that will ...
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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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Telcos and the Public Cloud: Beginning of a Beautiful Friendship? Finally.
In a sign of the times, telcos are starting to talk about finding new ways to collaborate with public cloud providers rather than trying to compete ...
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Delivering VoLTE, VoWiFi and advanced mobile services through MVNE, RINA Wireless
The Rural Independent Network Alliance (RINA Wireless) is a mobile virtual network enabler (MVNE) providing core switching solutions to 26 rural ...
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The 5G Access Gateway Function (AGF): An Evolutionary Tale
Once upon a time, tucked away in a tiny garage in Anytown USA, there was a modest Remote Access Server. Its flickering green lights indicated that ...
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Working with millimeter waves: A tale of 5G new radio
Those of us in the business of delivering high-performance network packet processing are often quick to brush off the radio frequency (RF) giant. We ...
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A cloud native 5G user plane
With a portfolio of virtualized network functions that pre-date even the first ETSI NFV ISG white paper, Metaswitch is a recognized trailblazer when ...
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The importance of a cloud native approach in the 5G era
The term cloud native can mean different things to different people. Such lack of clarity can cause confusion among telco network professionals who ...
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A quick chat about cloud native 5G
It seems everyone is talking about 5G and cloud native these days. And it’s not a coincidence that these technologies are getting similar levels of ...
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The importance of being cloud native
From the radio access network to the core, 5G introduces fundamentally different network architectures compared to 4G and other previous mobile ...
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Cloud Native Apps Need Freedom from Legacy Constraints
Metaswitch CTO Martin Taylor took part in an illuminating panel discussion at MWC19 with leaders from the Cloud Native Computing Foundation, Linux ...
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