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While You Were Waiting, for 5G, These Companies Just Beat You to Market

While You Were Waiting, for 5G, These Companies Just Beat You to Market

March 22, 2019 by

Fresh from Mobile World Congress, we all “get” that 5G will be a game changer. But if you’re waiting for 5G to officially arrive before you get into the game, you may find yourself on the sidelines. Right now, mobile operators around the world are already staking their claim on 5G-styled services, from international Wi-Fi data roaming to interconnected smart...

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Affirmed Flying High After MWC19

Affirmed Flying High After MWC19

March 15, 2019 by

Jet lag is one of the perils of the cross-continental pilgrimage to Barcelona for Mobile World Congress. But Affirmed returned in high spirits after a successful conference capped by high-profile appearances in the media. If you didn’t catch all the great coverage form the show, here are a some of the highlights from Mobile World Congress 2019… It’s not just...

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du Selects Affirmed Networks to Power IoT Network for Smart City Deployment

du Selects Affirmed Networks to Power IoT Network for Smart City Deployment

February 20, 2019 by

This week du, the UAE-based telecom operator, announced the launch of their NB-IoT network in the United Arab Emirates, which will leverage Affirmed Networks’ vEPC solution to deliver applications such as smart metering, smart parking, trackers, smart health, industrial and agriculture use cases in the United Arab Emirates. The solution, which includes best-of-breed solutions from several vendors, utilizes Affirmed Networks’...

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Affirmed is “must-see 5G” at MWC19

Affirmed is “must-see 5G” at MWC19

February 19, 2019 by

This year’s Mobile World Congress theme is ‘Intelligent Connectivity’. At the heart of intelligent connectivity is 5G technologies, which will be center stage at this year’s conference. Unlike previous years, however, the 5G “story” will be woven into a variety of digital transformation topics, such as immersive content and artificial intelligence. This reflects the fact that 5G isn’t simply another...

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Affirmed & Red Hat Power Turkcell’s Network Transformation: Deployment Represents one of the Largest Virtualized Networks in EMEA Region

February 6, 2019 by

Today, Affirmed announced a significant deployment milestone with Turkcell that represents one of the largest virtualized network deployments in the EMEA region.  Supporting more than 35 million subscribers across Turkcell’s network, the deployment is currently supporting more than 1 Terabit per second of traffic (Tbps), with the capability to support as much as 1.8 Tbps as the deployment continues to...

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Affirmed Networks Named Finalist for “Best Mobile Network Infrastructure” as Part of GLOMO Awards at MWC 2019

Affirmed Networks Named Finalist for “Best Mobile Network Infrastructure” as Part of GLOMO Awards at MWC 2019

January 24, 2019 by

Affirmed Networks is pleased to announce they have again been selected as a Finalist for the 2019 Global Mobile Awards 2019 (GLOMO Awards), as part of the official show program at MWC 2019 taking place in Barcelona, February 25-28, 2019.  Marking the third time that Affirmed Networks has been nominated as a finalist in these prestigious awards, the company is...

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Affirmed Networks’ 5G EPC Receives Top Ratings by GlobalData

Affirmed Networks’ 5G EPC Receives Top Ratings by GlobalData

January 10, 2019 by

We are pleased to announce that, in a research report released this week by analyst firm GlobalData, Affirmed Networks’ 5G vEPC received an overall rating of “very strong.”  Authored by lead analyst, Glen Hunt, the report evaluated Affirmed Networks’ capabilities and offerings across several categories, including: Technology, Go-to-Market, Market Momentum, and Service and Support. The research effort, which evaluated several...

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2018 – What a Year!

December 19, 2018 by

2018 has been quite a year for Affirmed Networks. As we usher in the New Year, we wish to thank our customers and partners for all your support, and we look forward to a prosperous 2019! Here’s a quick look at 2018 by the numbers: 90 customers worldwide have deployed Affirmed Networks vEPC Our Affirmed Networks/Intel joint solution delivers 150...

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The Importance of Performance in a 5G World

The Importance of Performance in a 5G World

December 10, 2018 by

The industry is racing to the next generation – 5G – which will be virtualized, replacing the costly, legacy, hardware-based infrastructure that has been in place for decades with common off the shelf (COTS) servers that offer a host of cost and operational advantages. But did you know they also offer performance benefits as well? As network operators transform existing...

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10 Tips for a Successful NFV Deployment

10 Tips for a Successful NFV Deployment

November 29, 2018 by

Over the past eight years, Affirmed Networks has helped leading service providers successfully transition to NFV based architectures and realize exceptional returns. Along the way, we’ve learned some valuable lessons on how providers can avoid underwhelming NFV results and realize the technology’s full transformative benefits. To help CSPs across the world ensure success for NFV deployments as they prepare for...

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