Over the last 4 decades, mobile networks have evolved across four generations. After witnessing the growth of 4th generation technology popularly known as 4G, now we are at the verge of experiencing the next, i.e., the 5th generation of wireless technology.
Public safety is one of the major area of interest for governments around the world. In the modern world, technology touches and changes our lives continuously. Everyone wants to be connected all the time and new technologies like LTE, Wi-Fi etc play important roles. Almost everyone has a good quality smartphone and the penetration of smart phones is increasing on a daily basis. This leads us to think of requirements for Public Safety Systems (PSS) and redefine the already existing PSS.
NFV (Network Function Virtualization) is a transformative technology whose advent has been highly anticipated for 3 years now. NFVManagement and Orchestration (NFV MANO), in turn, is the heart and brain of the NFV architecture. In this blog, I’ll start with a high level description of the NFV MANO architecture followed by challenges that the industry faces in adopting this architecture.
It's getting a bit passé these days to say that technology is changing the world. While there’s no question that it is, what’s more intriguing is how the pace of technological change seems to be accelerating and the profound - almost instantaneous - implications it is having on our lives.
Today there is a lot of emphasis to get the current location of the UEs (users) to provide better services. This is required to provide location based services like advertising and infotainment to the end users. Service providers are interested to know the current location of the user as it helps in pushing relevant advertisements which in turn helps in revenue generation.