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Rakuten launches first tests in fully virtualised cloud-native mobile network

Tuesday 12 February 2019 | 11:58 CET | News

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Rakuten reported the success of the first real world test of its new mobile network and said it was on track for an October launch. Japan's new mobile network operator Rakuten Mobile Network is currently building what it calls the world's first fully virtualised, cloud-native mobile network. Built to serve millions of subscribers and adopting 5G systems architecture from launch, this will be world's first cloud-native network that is fully virtualised from radio access network (RAN) to Core, with automation for both network and services, Rakuten said in a press release.

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Rakuten Mobile
Countries: Japan
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