Posts about Network Slicing

Communication service providers are adopting a range of approaches to 5G. Some are focusing on fixed wireless access as a substitute to copper or fiber transport. Others see huge opportunities in accessing sensors with new narrowband radio access technologies such as NB-IoT and LTE-M. There is also great value in end-to-end virtualization, aka slicing, for offering customized private mobile networks to enterprises and governments ...

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For this post, I got together with Maria Cuevas, head of mobile core networks research at BT, to look ahead to our joint MWC demo. "MWC 2018 Threatens to Be 5G New Radio Bore," wrote Light Reading's news editor, Morris Lore, fearing that the non-radio side of the 5G overhaul wouldn't get much of a look in at the year's biggest mobile event. Well, it doesn't feel like that from where we are. For our team heading out to Barcelona, things are looking exciting - frantic even - as we prepare our demonstration of network slicing and assurance for 5G ...

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