The partners will jointly develop an edge-to-core vRAN product based on Samsung’s radio network technologies and system integration services and HPE’s new Edgeline server.
Some companies left the university-based research group to re-asses their 5G efforts. There are now 14 affiliates, each chipping in $100,000 toward 5G research.
The new group’s list of founding members reads like a who’s who of chipmakers, telecommunications companies, cloud providers, edge infrastructure vendors, and others.
Sprint is touting a new Samsung device while T-Mobile completed a 5G data session with Ericsson and Intel.
The news comes as other manufactures including TSMC race to bring their next-gen silicon to market — and challenge Intel’s long-standing chip dominance in the data center.
Ericsson, Nokia, Qualcomm, and Samsung have all recently conducted tests of 5G networks based on the Non-Standalone 5G New Radio (NSA 5G NR) standard.
South Korea is the first nation in Asia to launch commercial 5G networks as KT, LG UPlus, and SK Telecom, switch on services.
The anti-botnet guide provides best practices for service providers, enterprises, and software and device manufacturers.
Government officials are fearful that telecom providers using Huawei gear in other countries will be vulnerable to spying.
The Chinese vendor managed to shrug off procurement challenges during the first half of the year tied to a U.S. government ban on ZTE acquiring components from U.S. manufacturers.
One expert thinks these deals are being made at the behest of Japanese operators and won't resonate much outside of Japan.
The partnership will provide Samsung with access to the Japanese market and NEC with its first hardware foray outside of its home market.
SDxCentral Weekly Wrap for Sept. 21, 2018. Nokia to cut 500 jobs in Illinois by year-end as part of a restructuring plan.
Both vendors have scored significant 5G deals with all of the major U.S. operators but are not afraid to throw shade at each other.
The vendor is taking advantage of OpenStack and virtualization platforms like containers and the container environment.