Bringing Network Function Virtualization to LTE

Network Functions Virtualization (NFV) provides a new path that can increase the flexibility required by mobile service providers and network operators to adapt and accommodate this dynamic market environment.

DOCOMO Verifies NFV Feasibility with Alcatel-Lucent, Cisco and NEC

NTT DOCOMO Xi

NTT DOCOMO announced that it has completed proof-of-concept (PoC) trials verifying the feasibility of network functions virtualization (NFV) while working separately with Alcatel-Lucent, Cisco and NEC. The company has been collaborating with the three vendors on this feasibility verification since November 2013.

Alcatel-Lucent, Mobily Announce NFV Deployment of Wireless Control

Alcatel-Lucent

Alcatel-Lucent and Mobily Saudi Arabia have announced the deployment of virtualized radio access network (RAN) software from Alcatel-Lucent’s Network Function Virtualization (NFV) portfolio launched during Mobile World Congress 2014.  

SK Telecom, NSN Complete EPC Virtualization Proof-of-concept

NSN

Nokia Solutions and Networks has demonstrated its telco cloud capabilities in a joint proof-of-concept for Evolved Packet Core (EPC) virtualization with SK Telecom.