ETSI has awarded the best Proof of Concept (PoC) demonstration of OpenSourceMANO (OSM, a system that is standardized by ETSI) during the Release EIGHT cycle with OSM PoC#10 Automated Deployment of an IP Telephony Service on Unmanned Aerial Vehicles using OSM to a group of researchers from University Carlos III of Madrid and IMDEA Networks. The organization has valued “the originality, visibility and technical merit to the exhibition and dissemination of the work of the OSM community”.
The open 5G research and innovation laboratory founded by Telefónica and IMDEA Networks, 5TONIC, has signed a collaboration agreement with Telcaria, an innovative tech company specialized in services based in Software Defined Networks (SDN) and Network Function Virtualization (NFV) technologies, both in the 5G network environment and in the virtualization of network services.
The 5Growth Project has selected 5TONIC, the open research and innovation laboratory on 5G technologies headquartered at IMDEA Networks Institute, as the experimental facility where it is to conduct and validate advanced 5G trials in a real-world operations setting.
Member companies of the 5TONIC, one of the first 5G use cases co-creation laboratories based in Madrid, took center stage at last week’s European Conference on Networks and Communications (EuCNC 2019) in Valencia, delivering demonstrations, workshops and presentations that highlighted the lab’s work advancing 5G technology – especially within vertical market applications.
Earlier this month, the 5TONIC co-creation laboratory played hosts to the members of the EU’s 5G-EVE project team when the group met in Madrid for its first plenary meeting.
Ericsson Spain hosts the first plenary meeting of the European program 5G-EVE from February 4th to the 6th. The program currently has twenty-eight partners from seven countries, including four of the main European operators and six vertical companies.
The 5TONIC co-creation laboratory in Madrid has successfully designed and deployed an open Management and Network Orchestration (MANO) platform based on ETSI’s open source management solution (OSM) that is capable of deploying services across multiple sites.
High-profile EU-sponsored 5G development project 5G-CORAL successfully performs first edge robotics trial in Taiwan six months ahead of schedule.
ACM SIGCOMM 2018 met in Budapest on August 20-25. The first visit to Eastern Europe became an unqualified success for the flagship annual conference of the ACM Special Interest Group (SIG) on Data Communication. Encompassing a variety of traditional and newly introduced events, the six-day conference program attracted about 200 more attendees than expected.
As 5G prepares for commercial launch, more work is necessary on the use cases that will justify the steep investment required.