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Telefonica, KT, China Unicom and Telstra sign multi-operator edge platform MoU

Wednesday 4 March 2020 | 11:01 CET | News
Telefonica has signed a memorandum of understanding with KT, China Unicom and Telstra to collaborate on a Multi-Operator Multiaccess Edge Computing (MEC) initiative as part of the GSMA's project to develop a common edge cloud platform for telecom operators. The partners said the aim of the MoU is to obtain feedback from both operators and developer communities that can be shared with the GSMA's Operator Platform as well as standards bodies and open source communities responsible for developing different MEC components.

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: China Unicom / GSMA / KT / Telefonica / Telstra
Countries: World
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