Verizon’s narrowband IoT network runs on its LTE network and is suited for fixed applications requiring data rates below 100 Kb/s.
Network operators and infrastructure vendors are reimagining their role in a 5G-powered future and are hopeful that new pathways and models will emerge from which they can gain more revenue.
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The carrier is looking to the OSF's Kata container project to solve multi-tenancy concerns with Kubernetes running in Airship.
The Model Designer for Mirantis Cloud Platform is basically a web site that includes drop-down menu options to simplify the application deployment process.
The operator upgraded its nationwide network of 4G LTE cell sites for NB-IoT and says it plans to update with global standards for massive IoT on its 5G network later this year.
AT&T, one of the primary contributors to Airship, has been using the project in its production network since December and says it will play a core role in its 5G network and infrastructure rollout.
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AT&T pushed back its self-imposed deadline to provide nationwide 5G coverage from “early 2020” to the end of next year.
Early 5G coverage is spotty, service is limited, signals often drop within hundreds of feet of a base station, and devices are nonexistent.
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The carrier's 5G network is now live in 19 markets. Rival Verizon Wireless just recently launched its first two markets with standards-based 5G service.
The reference designs offer a peek inside the brains of operators, Timon Sloane, VP of marketing and ecosystem at the Open Networking Foundation, told SDxCentral in an interview.
The operator contributed the initial seed code for the 5G RAN Intelligent Controller, which was co-developed with Nokia, to the Linux Foundation in partnership with the O-RAN Alliance as open source software.
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