Published November 30, 2017 | Version v1
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Implementation of an SDN-enabled 5G experimental platform for core and radio access network support

  • 1. Iquadrat Informatica S.L.
  • 2. Centre Tecnològic de Telecomunicacions de Catalunya (CTTC)

Description

Software Defined Networking (SDN) and Network Function Virtualization (NFV) are very promising technologies for future 5G mobile networks, enabling network operators to enhance the flexibility, efficiency and ease of management of their networks. Although SDN is typically associated with wired networks, it is lately making steady advances in cellular networks. In this paper, we present the architecture of an SDN-enabled 5G experimental platform that employs SDN to support both the core and the radio access network.

Notes

Grant numbers : This work has been supported by the research project CellFive (TEC2014-60130-P).

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Funding

5G STEP FWD – 5G System Technological Enhancements Provided by Fiber Wireless Deployments 722429
European Commission
IoSense – Flexible FE/BE Sensor Pilot Line for the Internet of Everything 692480
European Commission