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Massive scale of connected devices

Forecasted growth will require a new way of managing devices and services.

5G is being positioned as an enabling technology for service innovation. Not just a new radio interface for better throughput and latency, but also a core network that leverages the latest ideas in scalability, agility and performance. Of course, applications such as IoT, with it’s massive scale, are being addressed. But more than that, 5G’s architecture will serve as an innovative platform upon which forward thinking developers can create new, unforeseen services on a scale never before imagined.

The challenge to service providers will be to scale, or perhaps more appropriately, adapt their operations to keep in step. Massive scale requires automation at all levels, from infrastructure build out to new service provisioning to troubleshooting and repair.

Carriers that are not prepared to invest in automated operations will be left behind. Without orchestrated field test solutions, real-time active monitoring and data-driven analytics to process the billions of KPIs generated annually, a successful transition to 5G is not possible.

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Fronthaul to 5G needs a strong optical network (March 2, 2018)
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How to Improve QoS and QoE with End-to-End Service Assurance in a Virtualized SDN/NFV Network (March 8, 2018)
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Deliver superior quality of experience through accurate one-way delay assurance. (March 15, 2018)
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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)
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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)