A consortium of European space and telecommunications companies has been formed in response to the European Commission’s call for tender regarding the IRIS² satellite constellation project. This partnership will provide secure and resilient connectivity infrastructure to European governments, businesses, and citizens.
DT’s new offer has standardized 5G campus network solutions. The end-to-end solution is based on Microsoft Azure’s private MEC platform, featuring an edge platform and networking capabilities that will allow your business to utilize modern connected applications. This concept was specifically designed with small and medium businesses in mind, as well as those who already have an established landscape of Azure products at their disposal.
The GSMA announced a new industry-wide initiative called GSMA Open Gateway, a framework of universal network Application Programmable Interfaces (APIs), designed to provide universal access to operator networks for developers. Launched with the support of 21 mobile network operators, the move is aimed at changing the way the telecoms industry designs and delivers services in an API economy world.
The world’s first demonstration of an automated driving application supported by 5G Standalone network slicing with controlled network features for QoS (Quality of Service) was announced by Deutsche Telekom, BMW Group, Valeo, Qualcomm, and Ericsson. The partners looked into how 5G SA network slicing with various QoS features can provide successful automotive use case scenarios.
Based on this power optimization capability, DT and Intel have achieved roughly 30% vRAN CPU power consumption reduction.
The Open RAN challenges can broadly be categorized into System Integration and Operation Model challenges, per Petr Ledl, Vice President and Head of Network Trials and Integration Lab, Deutsche Telekom.
Deutsche Telekom introduced a vendor-independent Service Management and Orchestration (SMO) component based on ONAP open source to automate services on all network domains, to manage disaggregated RAN complexity.
The main learnings from DT’s open and virtualized RAN deployment are related to more responsbility for operators and performance and operational evaluation.
The key components Deutsche Telekom’s Open RAN Journey include O-RAN town, automation, industry ecosystem, skills development, new operating model, and vendor selection.
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Arburg launched 5G campus network to test innovative applications such as autonomous transport systems, industrial robots and automated production processes.
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Deutsche Telekom will build a 5G campus network in the PCK refinery in Schwedt, Germany at a 2.1 GHz frequency, ensuring failure safety of critical infrastructure.