Verizon wants to be cable operators’ “best long term partner,” but its 5G Home service targets these same companies.
The service provider is hoping to launch a cost-effective uCPE platform that supports more VNFs along with its SD-WAN early next year.
The group, in conjunction with CableLabs, has developed a vRAN reference design that will enable cable companies to launch 4G, and ultimately 5G.
“The path forward is an open platform,” said Adva’s Prayson Pate, adding that an open platform will meet the full-potential of an agile and flexible SD-WAN.
The Sprint T-Mobile combo will have the capacity and coverage to offer fixed 5G wireless to homes in more than 50 percent of the U.S.
The expansion is in the form of a new 115,000-square foot building that can support up to 21 megawatts of capacity.
The IoT business unit of Comcast, machineQ, named new customers that represent new industries and use cases for its low-power wide area network.
5G could benefit from AT&T's planned $1 billion CapEx increase.
Cable operators frown upon questions about a conflict between CCAP and Remote PHY.
It now runs major OpenStack clouds and works with AWS and Microsoft Azure.
SD-WAN is the first service offered on the platform.
ONAP adopted AT&T’s process of VNF validation.
The company is committed to expanding machineQ to 30 markets.
Startup manages connected devices for Comcast, SoftBank, Orange, and others.
SDN and NFV spending will reach $168B by 2022.