NGMN Alliance seeks the rapid development of Option 4 as complement to 5G Standalone

Frankfurt, Germany, February 16, 2021: Today, the Next Generation Mobile Networks (NGMN) Alliance releases its latest White Paper urging the development finalization of 5G architecture “Option 4” to support the full realisation of 5G. Its Option 4 recommendation will help many networks to bring new 5G-based services quickly and efficiently to market whilst also providing a future-proof evolution that maintains competitive user data rates for 5G users. A migration to 5G Standalone is an important evolutionary step for 5G with the introduction of a new 5G core network and the…

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CSPs are failing to support the 5G needs of 99% of world’s businesses, reports finds

By not investing enough time and resource into the SME market, CSPs are discounting an estimated $433 billion worth of 5G revenue, a significant missed opportunity for B2B 5G growth in 2021 and beyond Amsterdam – February 16th, 2021 – BearingPoint//Beyond, in collaboration with Omdia, today released a report highlighting the potential of small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) as a major source of future 5G revenue for communications service providers (CSPs). The study, commissioned by BearingPoint//Beyond and conducted by Omdia, reveals that, despite SMEs representing 99% of the world’s businesses…

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