The number of service providers investing in 5G networks will double this year

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In the analysis sent to MTI on Tuesday, it is recalled: when the introduction of 5G wireless networks first began in 2019, most service providers decided to build the 5G radios on the existing 4G/LTE core network infrastructure with so-called non-independent installation. This was primarily aimed at consumers, who could enjoy higher speeds and faster data transmission through improved mobile broadband networks.

However, in order to support the more impressive functions of 5G, a complete transition to SA networks is necessary, because in a corporate environment, two additional important uses can be crucial. One is the Massive Internet of Things (“mIoT”), which enables a very high density of connected devices – up to 1 million devices per square kilometer – while ensuring fast and seamless communication. The other, ultra-reliable low-latency communication (URLLC), supports high network reliability and extremely low latency of up to 1 millisecond.

Gábor Hosszu, director of Deloitte Hungary’s technology consulting business, explained in the announcement that the transition requires the core networks of mobile network operators – essentially the brain of the network – to be migrated to the new lightweight, modular, virtualized and cloud-based architectures. For this, the highly complex operational and business support systems and network functions must be broken down into software, reshaped and rewritten so that they can operate with service provider-level performance even in different cloud environments, he said.

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