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5G: What vendors won’t tell you about Release 16

Time to read: 2 minutes This article appeared on VanillaPlus  5G is nearly here. According to a recent study we conducted, says John Giere, president of Enea Openwave, one third of mobile operators are planning to deploy 5G standalone (SA) within 18 months to two…


A practical strategy for a common network data layer

Time to read: 2 minutes (This article appeared on RCR Wireless) In 5G standalone (SA), the control plane has been significantly enhanced as service-based architecture. Components for policy, authentication, session management and user management have been disaggregated. They provide a flexible, open deployment framework for…


Cloud Gaming, Mobile Identity & the Edge: Notes from Our Microcast

Time to read: 7 minutes   The fifth episode of the Microcast series tackled mobile cloud gaming, mobile identity, and mobile edge.  It included exclusive contributions from AT&T Labs’ Tom Cannon, Lead Principal Technical Architect, and Gorkem Yigit, Lead Analyst with Analysys Mason. They spoke…


Mobile Operators Talk 5G Timelines: Notes from our Microcast

Time to read: 7 minutes The fourth episode our Microcast series was all about 5G deployment and data management – taking place in a business landscape that is rapidly evolving. This episode included exclusive contributions from Telefonica’s Diego R López, Senior Technology Expert, CTIO’s office…


Disney+ has lockdown bonanza in Europe – infographic

Time to read: < 1 minute In the month since its European debut, mobile video traffic from new streaming service Disney+ has reached 7 Exabytes per month. Disney confirmed that it had secured 54 million subscribers within days – providing relief to parents with children off…


Managing Your Network In A Crisis, Lessons from Italy, Spain and India

Time to read: 7 minutes Notes from the Microcast The third installment of our “bite-sized thought leadership” program is a Microcast Special. As operators and technology providers step forward to help their nations in crisis, we spoke to Dimitris Mavrakis from ABI Research, Sue Rudd…

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