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Chet Berry

Chet Berry is a systems architect for PowerMedia XMS.
 

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5G and NFV: Part 4 - NFV and SDN: The Telecom Paradigm of the Future

by Chet Berry

Jul 10, 2015 2:43:00 PM

This is the final installment of the "5G and NFV" series. Read Part1: Rethinking the Mobile Infrastructure, Part 2: 5G Objectives, Demands, and Key Features, and Part 3: Will 5G Require Sweeping Changes to Access and Core Networks? to get the full details. 

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Topics: 3G, 4G, 5G, and WiFi, NFV/SDN & Cloud

5G and NFV – Part 3: Will 5G Require Sweeping Changes to Access and Core Networks?

by Chet Berry

Jul 9, 2015 12:20:00 PM

This Part 3 of the "5G and NFV" series. Be sure to read Part 1: Rethinking the Mobile Infrasturcture, and Part 2: 5G Objectives, Demands, and Key Features to get the full details. 

When comparing the network capacity and performance of present-day LTE-Advanced (aka IMT-Advanced) and other cellular technologies (shown in the below table) to the demands of 5G, it becomes quite obvious that such demands are not attainable using these technologies.

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Topics: 3G, 4G, 5G, and WiFi, NFV/SDN & Cloud

5G and NFV – Part 2: 5G Objectives, Demands and Key Features

by Chet Berry

Jul 1, 2015 11:36:00 AM

This is part 2 of the blog series "5G and NFV." Catch up on  Part 1: Rethinking the Mobile Infrasturcture if you missed it. 

Specifications groups and technologists are defining the key objectives, demands and features of 5G based on new applications and services intended to be supported. So what does 5G enable that we don’t have today? 

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Topics: 3G, 4G, 5G, and WiFi, NFV/SDN & Cloud

5G and NFV – Part 1: Rethinking the Mobile Infrastructure

by Chet Berry

Jun 29, 2015 1:51:00 PM

Just as early pioneers of the western frontier forged through uncertain peril in uncharted lands to discover new territories, the fifth generation (5G) mobile communication network architecture and supportive facilities will introduce new technologies, business models and services that will change the modern day way of life. Network Functions Virtualization (NFV) and Software Defined Networking (SDN) will play vital roles in facilitating the Communication Service Provider’s (CSP) transition from legacy 2G, 3G and 4G mobile network technologies to 5G because of the innate and fundamental benefits they offer compared to the classical architectural approaches of the past.

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Topics: 3G, 4G, 5G, and WiFi, NFV/SDN & Cloud