Posts tagged with: core network

Oracle software helps BT in 5G migration, new services

BT, owner of U.K. mobile operator EE, is using Oracle’s cloud-native converged policy software to help ease its transition to 5G and introduce new services more quickly. In the U.S., Oracle is supplying Dish Network with cloud-native policy functionality for...

Nokia to complete UScellular standalone 5G core in 2022

UScellular’s standalone 5G core supplied by Nokia should be ready by the end of 2022, according to the vendor. Nokia on Thursday announced that it was tapped by UScellular for the carrier’s standalone (SA) 5G deployment. A regional provider, UScellular...

AT&T, BT tackle cloud-native 5G

Cloud infrastructure is something both AT&T and BT are pursuing, but they’re taking different approaches as each looks to speed up the introduction and delivery of software in a cloud-native core environment to ultimately support new services. Enabling new services...

Ericsson’s China sales dive 60% in Q2

Ericsson in the second quarter experienced a sales dive in mainland China, where it’s bracing for a loss of market share as tensions between the vendor’s home market of Sweden and China appear to be having an impact. Ericsson’s sales...

Rakuten Mobile shows high-speed processing in 5G core trial with NEC, Intel

Rakuten Mobile achieved high-speed processing for containerized user plane function (UPF) in a standalone 5G core lab trial, with partners NEC and Intel. In a disaggregated 5G network architecture, the control plane and user plane can be decoupled, enabling independent...

Ericsson scores 5G core win with Vodafone in the U.K.

Ericsson secured a 5G core network deal with Vodafone in the U.K, as the mobile operator looks to launch standalone across its European markets. It builds on 5G core work with the Swedish vendor in Germany, where Ericsson supported Vodafone...

Dish network chief talks 5G service-based architecture

Dish Network is working to build out a standalone 5G network, and network chief Marc Rouanne is zeroed in on the service-based architecture possible with a purely 5G core. “Service-based architectures have been around in the IT world and the...

Oracle to give Dish 5G core network slicing assist

Oracle might not be the first name that comes to mind in wireless, but Dish Network’s latest 5G vendor is already working with major telcos on 5G efforts.   Dish last week announced Oracle will help enable a service-based architecture...

NEC eyes 5G gains with Red Hat deal

NEC Corporation became the latest network vendor to tap IBM’s Red Hat for a 5G boost, teaming with the software company to bring its suite of next-generation core capabilities to the OpenShift platform. Ian Hood, chief technologist for Red Hat’s...

AT&T, Verizon hedge on 5G core timelines

This week Verizon and AT&T seemed to walk back their timelines a bit in terms of rolling out their 5G standalone (SA) cores. In mid-2020, Verizon said it had completed the first data session on its new 5G SA core,...
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