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IoT-ready network

Leveraging 5G investment to deliver an IoT-ready platform for growth

5G and IoT were made for each other—literally. A significant amount of functionality is being included in the 5G specifications to support IoT. Everything from air interface standards for reach and power considerations to density of devices per square km to extremely low latency for delay sensitive applications are included. And the good news is, IoT deployments are anticipated to scale massively, with some analysts predicting 20 to 30 billion IoT devices in the network by 2020.

Managing this growth requires communications service providers to have complete visibility over how their networks are operating—in real-time and with near 100 % coverage. To do this requires a new way of working, including building service assurance into the service definition and having analytics-driven automation to address the scale of services being deployed and managed.

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White papers
Fronthaul to 5G needs a strong optical network (March 2, 2018)
White papers
How to Improve QoS and QoE with End-to-End Service Assurance in a Virtualized SDN/NFV Network (March 8, 2018)
White papers
Deliver superior quality of experience through accurate one-way delay assurance. (March 15, 2018)
White papers
Multi-dimensional analytics (April 6, 2018)
Overcoming C-RAN growing pains (July 16, 2019)
Challenges on the road to C-RAN adoption (September 18, 2017)
Beyond CPRI: planning for 5G fronthaul (May 2, 2019)
Performance assurance in LTE-A and 5G virtual and hybrid networks (July 16, 2019)
Promotional videos
Three UK teams up with EXFO to become the 1st mobile operator to run a full NFV network in Europe (August 30, 2018)
Success story
Using real-time 3D analytics to help Canadian CSP meet SLA targets (December 9, 2019)