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Verizon successfully tests edge computing on live 5G network

Friday 1 February 2019 | 10:25 CET | News
Verizon said its engineers successfully tested edge computing on a live 5G network, cutting latency in half. In a newly formed 5G test bed in Houston, Verizon engineers installed Multi-access Edge Compute (MEC) equipment and MEC platform software into a network facility closer to the network edge, thus decreasing the distance that information needs to travel between a wireless device and the compute infrastructure with which that device's apps are interacting.

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