Public safety groups may benefit from slicing functionality.
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Atlanta, Dallas, and Waco, Texas, will be among the operator’s first 5G markets.
AT&T contributed seed code to the open source project.
The test will look to cure choppy and blurry AR and VR services.
The company expects the technology will be commercially deployed later this year.
Both firms say they are trusted partners of U.S. suppliers and customers.
The updates target expected 5G use cases and network slicing.
The carrier deployed more than 300 microservices last year.
This means it can add capacity without having to physically move hardware.
The MEC platform relies on containers to support edge applications.
The operator reasserted its claim that it will be first in the U.S. with a nationwide 5G footprint.
The tests are a necessary step toward wide-scale 5G deployment.
It looks like Verizon's claim about a software upgrade to standardized 5G is true.
The vendors collaborated with ONF on a CORD-ready platform.
The semiconductor firm says this is its “best and final” offer.