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Intel to power Rakuten's fully virtualised cloud-native mobile network

Thursday 14 February 2019 | 10:11 CET | News

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Intel said it will provide technology to Rakuten for a new cloud-native network. The network will be fully virtualised from radio access network (RAN) to core and will adopt an innovative 5G systems architecture from its launch. The network is significant as it will offer automation for both network and services. It's being built to serve millions of subscribers in Japan. This architecture uses Intel Xeon processors and Intel FPGA-based accelerators that allow Rakuten greater agility and flexibility, and the ability to scale outside Japan and to offer services at a lower cost to consumers.

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Altiostar / Cisco / Intel / Quanta / Rakuten Mobile / Viber
Countries: Japan
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