Monday, 08 March 2021

Rakuten and NEC building their own standalone 5G core

by Harry Baldock, Total Telecom
Thursday 04 June 20

The tech will not only be incorporated in Rakuten’s own 5G network, but also offered commercially to other operators

Rakuten and NEC yesterday announced that they were collaborating to build a container-based standalone 5G core. This alone is a major undertaking, but they also want to bring this tech to market, placing them in direct competition with the world’s largest vendors, like Huawei and Ericsson. The 5G core network will be made available via the Rakuten Communications Platform…

Rakuten and NEC yesterday announced that they were collaborating to build a container-based standalone 5G core. This alone is a major undertaking, but they also want to bring this tech to market, placing them in direct competition with the world’s largest vendors, like Huawei and Ericsson. The 5G core network will be made available via the Rakuten Communications Platform…

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