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NEC, Intel collaborate on mobile base station virtualisation

Friday 18 December 2015 | 13:24 CET | News
NEC will collaborate with Intel to jointly develop the Cloud-Radio Access Network (Cloud-RAN) platform for virtualising the functions of mobile base stations. Both companies will start a joint proof of concept trial from early 2016 to verify the capabilities of this platform. Mobile base stations are comprised of a digital unit (DU) that handles data processing and a radio unit (RU) that sends and receives radio waves. The Cloud-RAN platform separates the DU functions from mobile base stations, and enables the functions to be run on general-purpose servers equipped with Intel's multi-core

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Countries: World
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