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Christian Mitchell
Christian Mitchell

Sprint And Ericsson Collaborate To Build IoT-based Network And OS [UPDATED]

It is vital for the US to maintain the current pace of 5G infrastructure buildout as a foundation of economic growth. Access to mid-band spectrum, a streamlined permitting process for building 5G cell sites, and a trained workforce to build and maintain 5G networks will ensure the US continues to accelerate 5G deployment across the country.

Sprint and Ericsson collaborate to build IoT-based network and OS

At the heart of the scrum framework is the sprint, a designated amount of time (typically two weeks) for teams to build a potentially releasable product increment. The Jira scrum board is designed so teams can organize their work around the sprint timeframe.

Base stations are fixed points of communication within a cellular network that are designed to cover a specific geographic area. Based on the need for coverage, they can take the form of macro-cells that cover a wide area, micro-cells that are used for densification of coverage in highly populated areas, and pico-cells that boost coverage within buildings. From an outbound perspective, they communicate with smartphones, IoT devices and sensors, and soon automobiles. From an inbound perspective, the connect to the core network.

Single-purpose refers to traditional infrastructure providers that have historically deployed proprietary equipment to support wireless network buildouts. In our analysis, we included Ericsson, Huawei, Nokia, Samsung, and ZTE in this category, and all of these manufacturers supply the aforementioned defined infrastructure.

The CORD (Central Office Re-architected as a Datacenter) platform leverages SDN, NFV and Cloud technologies to build agile datacenters for the network edge. Integrating multiple open source projects, CORD delivers a cloud-native, open, programmable, agile platform for network operators to create innovative services.

Huawei is a leading global information and communications technology (ICT) solutions provider. Driven by a commitment to sound operations, ongoing innovation, and open collaboration, we have established a competitive ICT portfolio of end-to-end solutions in telecom and enterprise networks, devices, and cloud technology and services. Our ICT solutions, products, and services are used in more than 170 countries and regions, serving over one-third of the world's population. With 180,000 employees, Huawei is committed to enabling the future information society, and building a Better Connected World.

Computer and Network Systems (CNS) Division at the NSF supports research and education activities that invent new computing and networking technologies and that explore new ways to make use of existing technologies. The Division seeks to develop a better understanding of the fundamental properties of computer and network systems and to create better abstractions and tools for designing, building, analyzing, and measuring future systems. The Division also supports the computing infrastructure that is required for experimental computer science, and it coordinates cross-divisional activities that foster the integration of research, education, and workforce development.

This category includes physical assets such as manufacturing facilities, buildings, vehicles, machines, systems, point-of-sales systems, and distribution networks. Retailers like Wal-Mart and rely heavily on physical resources, which are often capital-intensive. The former has an enormous global network of stores and related logistics infrastructure. The latter has an extensive IT, warehouse, and logistics infrastructure.

The move to SA 5GC is inevitable. It is happening now, and the operators need to manage their budgets carefully, as the magnitude of spending is huge and the little efficiencies will make a big difference. Additionally, they need to manage talent requirements well. The skills required to build and use 5G networks to their maximum potential will need to be acquired as well as developed internally. Those that navigate the technical as well as the softer aspects of this transition well could benefit greatly by establishing a strong foundation for the upcoming decade of immersive experiences.

h2 margin: 30px 0 10px; La Jolla, USA, 20:18 PDT, June 13th, 2018 - 3GPP TSG #80 Plenary Meeting has approved the completion of the standalone (SA) Release 15 5G specifications. After the release of the 5G NR specifications for non-standalone (NSA) operation in Dec. 2017, another essential step of standardization of 5G has been successfully completed. Now, the whole industry is taking the final sprint towards 5G commercialization. The completion of SA specifications which complements the NSA specifications, not only gives 5G NR the ability of independent deployment, but also brings a brand new end-to-end network architecture, making 5G a facilitator and an accelerator during the intelligent information and communications technology improvement process of enterprise customers and vertical industries. New business models will be enabled and a new era where everything is interconnected will be opened up for both mobile operators and industrial partners.




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