Having focused on research in the telecom industry in areas ranging from TDM to IP, then to Cloud for over 20 years, Jason Tu Jiashun, Principal Scientist of NFV/SDN Solutions, ZTE Corporation explained in an exclusive interview with Telecom Review Asia how the 5G Slice Store solution encourages vertical industries to participate in orchestration and life-cycle management of network slicing.

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The fourth industrial revolution has arrived, turning the industry on its head and forcing traditional telcos to seek new and contemporary software development solutions that will allow them to migrate seamlessly into the 5G sphere. One of the elements that is at the forefront of this exciting digital transformation is cloud-native technology, of which MATRIXX Software is a leading pioneer.  

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“The full range of ZTE’s 5G Flexhaul products use their in-house chips which have high performance and low power consumption to address the needs in the full 5G lifecycle. The 5G Flexhaul solution has completed commercial deployments and pilot tests of more than 30 5G transport networks for global operators. And ZTE has begun massive deployment of 5G commercial transport network in China. Currently, over 20,000 sets of 5G Flexhaul products are delivered. ” 

Read more: ZTE’s 5G Flexhaul is a gamechanger in the journey towards commercializing 5G transport technologies

We continuously work with governments, regulators and enterprise customers looking to evaluate the role of satellite broadband and help them understand the latest technology and network options and how they can deploy them in a simple yet efficient manner.”

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On its sixth annual event, MEF19 promises to showcase the tremendous digital transformation progress in the areas of global, cloud-centric services and related automation. MEF 3.0, SD-WAN, Carrier Ethernet, Lifecycle Services Orchestration, 5G and Intent based networking are just some of the topics to be covered at MEF19, which will be held on 18-22 November 2019 in Los Angeles, California. Telecom Review sat down with Kevin Vachon, MEF Chief Operating Officer to get an insight into the upcoming event.

Read more: MEF19: Where thought leaders of the telecom industry come together

No longer a dream of the future, 5G is here and will be at the very core of an ecosystem that is ready to fuel the digital evolution towards a more dynamic and connected society. Advancing right alongside this 21st century digital phenomenon is Mavenir, who is not only leading the way towards a 100% software-based, end to end mobile network infrastructure solutions, but also smashing through traditional and archaic telco methods, disrupting the overall industry and heralding a new era of continued innovation and market proliferation.

Read more: Mavenir’s 5G blueprint will catapult the APAC region to greater heights

“It’s really an opportunity for network operators to move up the value chain and actually participate in the cloud computing ecosystem by competing with all the other big cloud operators and really leveraging that real estate with the network connectivity that goes with it.”

Read more: Metaswitch CTO: Edge computing can benefit multiple industries across Asia Pacific

The rapid development of wireless services proposes higher transport requirements for bearer networks. Apart from the OTN or PTN which can be used as a LTE/5G bearer, PON (Passive Optical Network) technologies not only provide broadband access, but also can be deeply integrated with mobile access to offer an efficient fronthaul and backhaul solution.

Read more: Wireless bearing based on PON network

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