Having previously tested and validated Nokia's IP Routing and Mobile Gateway VNFs, independent test lab EANTC evaluated the vendor's virtualized Broadband Network Gateway (BNG) and Application Assurance (AA) network functions -- here's what happened.
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Standardization efforts on 5G are getting ahead of a business case for the technology.
After a year of tough lessons, the Tier 1 operator is moving forward with its SDN and NFV plans and has earmarked Germany as the first market for a broad deployment of virtualized functions.