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Tag Prepare your core network


Verizon’s Vickie Lonker on the importance of partnering

At our recent OSS/BSS User Group conference, 61 operators and more than 250 delegates met to share experiences and insights into hot topics and discuss product and service updates. Before delivering her keynote presentation, Vickie Lonker, VP of Enterprise Products at Verizon, spoke to industry analyst Dez Blanchfield about the importance of partnering for success and collaborating with the right people, a big topic at the meeting. Read on for my summary of the video.

5G deployment options to reduce the complexity

There is much more to introducing 5G than simply deploying New Radio (NR) technology. For a successful 5G launch, the operator needs to secure a network platform, that includes end-to-end (E2E) capabilities aligned across devices, RAN, core and management systems.

Programmable networks: New 5G functions in 30 seconds

Programmable networks are in the center of service providers journey to digitalization. But what is a Programmable network, and what characteristics are most important here, moving into 5G and IoT? For a fast-track look into this, tap into this blogpost discussion with Marcelo Malizia, Solution Marketing Manager with Ericsson Digital Services.

Building for the future in today's networks

As a firm believer of the concept of “One Core” for all accesses and services, the challenge is rather about the path to get there. Have you set the path for your 5G implementation that balances investments, revenue streams and competitiveness while minimizing risk? If not, read on to not miss the “Building for the future in today’s networks” webinar at Mobile World Live.

What it means to be a digital service provider

Today, it is no longer a question of whether a service provider should go digital or not; the question is how to start. With the introduction of 5G, and all the business opportunities enhanced or created with 5G, it is no longer an option to maintain the same operations or technologies in OSS, BSS, and the core network.

What's involved in a PNF to VNF migration?

Most telecom operators are still structured to support siloed physical network functions. They are not prepared for VNF's agile business model in which new services are launched rapidly. What are the considerations you need to do that, although they are beyond the basic tasks of migrating subscribers from PNFs to VNFs, are critical to the success of a migration?

Digital meets 5G—in the OSS/BSS layer

5G will impact your digital transformation. Yet 5G business success will only come with digitalization. What is the true meaning of these statements? Listen to Ervin van Rijssen, Head of 5G Core Program at Ericsson, as he provides a four-minute technology overview on the road to become a digital 5G service provider. Without giving away all the details, it is about core network evolution and a digital support system stack. Are you prepared?

Adding 5G to your mobile core network quickly and effectively

Would you like to know how to introduce 5G to your core network quickly and effectively while protecting existent services? Then join the GlobalData webinar, sponsored by Ericsson, on the topic “Evolution from 4G core networks to 5G made easy”

At the bleeding edge of 5G: Podcast

Episode no.14 has just been released and has two special guests in the hot-seat on this three-way podcast. Together, they discuss what is the business potential with 5G, is there a measurable difference to 4G, what is the technology behind it, what kind of use-cases can be realized and when we expect to have it live. So take a comfortable seat and listen to our experts at the ‘bleeding edge’ of 5G Fredrik Engströmer, Head of Marketing 5G Core and Monika Byléhn, 5G Marketing Director at Ericsson who together take us through the latest developments in this area.

To be first in 5G, first get to the core network

The fifth generation of telecom networks provide the capabilities that will evolve existing industries and create new services. Yet to realize the full potential of 5G, today’s core networks will need to evolve into new eco-systems that foster service innovation.

IoT—it’s time to go big! Is your massive IoT core network ready?

What does ‘being ready for massive IoT’ mean for you as a service provider? How will today’s core network adapt to meet IoT needs, and what challenges will the introduction of vast numbers of ‘Things’ or devices and their behaviors bring?