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Key developments related to evolved packet core technologies.
By Iain Morris, International Editor, 10/10/2018
Japanese telco says investments in NFV have already led to cost reductions and better service reliability as it plots the next phase of investment.
By Phil Harvey, US News Editor, 9/27/2018
5G is bringing the industry a new mechanism for delivering services, said Jonathan Davidson, Cisco's new service provider boss. In the run-up to 5G, Davidson said Cisco is helping enterprises partner with service providers to deliver application services with just the right level of policy and security. He also updates us on Cisco's role in building out T-Mobile's virtual packet core in preparation for 5G.
By Phil Harvey, US News Editor, 9/25/2018
We took a quick walk around the Nokia stand at Mobile World Congress Americas earlier this month and enjoyed some virtual reality pitches, lessons in network demand forecasting and a discussion of decomposing network functions (I think).
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By Phil Harvey, US News Editor, 9/18/2018
Affirmed Networks and others are taking virtualized EPCs and delivering that capability as a service via the public cloud.
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Still weary from walking in LA, Light Reading's Phil Harvey and Dan Jones look straight into 5G and offer an artistic interpretation of carrier deployment strategies.
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AI-driven solutions are being used in telecommunications to support various elements of the customer experience that most CRM systems just can't handle.
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China's NB-IoT push has led to a dramatic increase in IoT connections on the network of the country's biggest mobile operator.
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By David Nowoswiat, Nokia, 8/9/2018
To deliver the new services promised by 5G, your existing 4G core will not be enough.
By Iain Morris, International Editor, 8/2/2018
Three UK has picked Huawei over existing radio access network suppliers Nokia and Samsung to build its 5G network.
By Iain Morris, International Editor, 8/1/2018
Market reaction suggests Ericsson is now racing ahead of Nokia, but the contest between them is finely balanced.
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 7/4/2018
The latest 5G standard included specifications for next-generation core platforms, so expect to hear plenty about service-based architecture in the coming months.
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 6/18/2018
Ambitious software-only messaging and mobile core applications specialist targets major equipment vendors as it aims to become a billion-dollar business within four years.
By Phil Harvey, US News Editor, 6/18/2018
Reliance Jio's Mathew Oommen discusses the market reality and motivation behind one of India's most incredible mobile networks.
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