So far, many debates have been held about "how to apply SDN/NFV technologies to operators' commercial networks", and dozens of use cases have been suggested as a result. Of all the use cases, Enterprise vCPE has long been recoginized as the most efficient case in terms of capex and opex. And AT&T...
Netflix is in the homes of over 60 million subscribers and adding nearly 5 million new subscribers every quarter. Let’s look at why Netflix’s service is so successful, and how streaming has influenced telecom networks architecture.
First of all a Next-Generation Mobile Core (NGMC) should not be designed to support only the 5G Radio Access Network (5G RAN). Korea Telecom’s 5G strategy is for example clearly indicating that KT’s Trusted Wi-Fi Access Points (AP) should be interconnected to the same convergent core network.
Huawei’s “Application Dependent Networking” (ADN) is a severely flawed and totally unjustified idea in which a core network slice is spawned per application, whereas it is in the SGi LAN that per-application Service Chaining would be required.
With 5G being actively discussed everywhere, Network Slicing certainly is one of the most discussed technologies these days. Network operators like KT, SK Telecom, China Mobile, DT, KDDI and NTT, and also vendors like Ericsson, Nokia and Huawei are all recognizing it as an ideal network architect...
Author: Dr. Harrison J. Son and Chris Yoo @ Netmanias
SK Telecom introduced commercial HP server-based EPC (4G Core) in its commercial network for the first time in Korea. This allows heavy smartphone traffic to be handled by the existing EPC-dedicated equipment, and light IoT traffic to be handled by this new HP server-based EPC.
According to Mr. Changwoo Lee, Vice President of LG U+ Network Business, expansion of 3-band carrier aggregation (CA) coverage, giga Internet, LTE, and VoLTE are key areas for the company's investment this year. He went on to say, for 5G mobile communication, LG U+ has already began development o...
SK Telecom introduced C-RAN right from the very early stages of the LTE service commercialization (January 2012) as an effort to achieve higher mobile network operation efficiency and more cost savings.