Angela Whiteford

Affirmed Networks and Turkcell Tackle the Network Transformation Process

Network Functions Virtualization (NFV) is becoming mainstream for operators who now have multiple millions of subscribers running on these networks. One example is Turkcell, an operator that chose Affirmed Networks to help them transition their network to a virtualized architecture. Turkcell had solutions running on several hardware architectures and wanted to align these services onto

Affirmed, Intel, and WBA Discuss Virtualized Wi-Fi Access for Wi-Fi Calling / VoWiFi

On November 7 Affirmed will team up with Intel and the Wireless Broadband Alliance to conduct an in-depth webinar on Economic Advantages of Virtualized Wi-Fi Access for Wi-Fi Calling / VoWiFi. Save this date and time! Tue, Nov 7, 2017 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM EST. VoWi-Fi has provided mobile carriers with an antidote to

Angela Whiteford

For Carrier Network Players Automation Is the Key to Innovation

In the context of a mobile network core, automating the lifecycle management of both new and existing operator services, including designing, deploying, performance measuring, fine tuning, and decommissioning, is a rising tide that will lift all boats. But how fast that tide is coming in is an important topic to unpack, as we did in

Angela Whiteford

5G Network Slicing: What Telecom Pros Say Concerns Them

As we’ve discussed in previous posts, 5G promises to let communications service providers (CSPs) ‘slice’ the network to accommodate a wide range of applications with very different reliability, quality of service, security, latency, and throughput requirements. To accommodate such services, CSPs will create individual network slices on a multi-tenant, multi-operator network platform. Slices will be