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Verizon CEO: ‘Private networks are the gateway to’ MEC

August 1, 2022

Via: RCR Wireless News

While it’s weathering a rough second quarter, Verizon still sees material revenue opportunities from delivering private 5G networks, mobile edge computing and other services into the enterprise and government sectors. Speaking on an earnings call last week, CEO Hans Vestberg […]


Technology, Wireless

Verizon sees five vectors for 5G service revenue growth

March 3, 2022

Via: RCR Wireless News

As discussions among operators turn to monetizing massive investments in 5G networks, Verizon today held an investor event that laid out in detail how it sees its network creating new service revenue in the near term. Key drivers of revenue […]


Mobile Networks

Verizon Business Group CEO talks 5G monetization

February 16, 2022

Via: RCR Wireless News

Verizon Business Group CEO and Executive Vice President Tami Erwin this week joined Arden Media’s 5G Monetization Forum to discuss how the carrier is leveraging its network to create new service-based revenue streams. This multi-pronged strategy includes 5G-based fixed wireless […]


Technology, Wireless

Verizon and AWS extend mobile edge computing services to new U.S. metros

January 19, 2022

Via: RCR Wireless News

Verizon and AWS announced the addition of new 5G mobile edge computing services in four more U.S. metropolitan areas this week. Charlotte, Detroit, Los Angeles and Minneapolis are the four newest U.S. metro areas to receive Verizon 5G Edge with […]


Mobile Networks

What is mobile edge computing?

November 1, 2021

Via: RCR Wireless News

Mobile Edge Computing and Multi-access Edge Computing (MEC) are the same. The concept of edge computing brings computational functionality closer to the user of the data, with the goal of providing more scalable performance, reducing network load and hastening data […]


Technology, Wireless

Verizon Launches Private Mobile Edge Computing with AWS Outposts

October 20, 2021

Via: The Fast Mode

Verizon’s private mobile edge compute solution with AWS Outposts is now available for enterprise customers in the U.S, announced Verizon on Wednesday. Announced earlier this year, Verizon 5G Edge with AWS Outposts is a cloud computing platform that brings compute […]


Monitoring&Analysis

Verizon and IBM partner on 5G, MEC Industry 4.0 testbed in Texas

August 12, 2021

Via: RCR Wireless News

Verizon is helping IBM expand the capabilities at its Industry Solution Lab in Coppell, Texas to include a testbed environment for developing and testing 5G-enabled use cases for Industry 4.0 applications. Verizon and IBM first collaborated on 5G and edge […]


News, Technology, Wireless

Test and Measurement: Viavi’s O-RAN CU testing debuts on AWS’ edge

May 28, 2021

Via: RCR Wireless News

Viavi Solutions has made its virtualized, cloud-based TeraVM O-RAN Central Unit (O-CU) Tester available on AWS Outposts, which the company says makes it the first O-CU test solution deployed on Amazon Web Services’ managed services at the network edge. “As […]


Mobile Networks, News

Verizon, AWS expand partnership, bring private MEC to enterprise customers

April 5, 2021

Via: RCR Wireless News

Enterprise customers interested in a dedicated, on-premises edge compute infrastructure can now look to Verizon Business and Amazon Web Services (AWS). The companies are expanding their 5G collaboration in the U.S. to deliver private mobile edge computing (MEC) to enable […]


Mobile Networks

5G and MEC let Super Bowl fans join in on the game from their phones

March 1, 2021

Via: RCR Wireless News

Days before this year’s Super Bowl at Miami’s Raymond James Stadium, Verizon Vice President of Device Technology Brian Mecum told RCR Wireless News that fans will have access to a number of “off-the-charts-cool” featured thanks to 5G and Mobile Edge […]


Wireless

Verizon concludes 2020 by extending 5G MEC to two more cities

January 5, 2021

Via: RCR Wireless News

As 2020 wrapped up, Verizon announced the extension of Verizon 5G Edge with AWS Wavelength in Denver and Seattle, bringing the total number of locations that can access the mobile edge computing (MEC) platform to 10. First launched in Boston […]


Wireless

IBM is building a telco cloud 5G ecosystem focused on enterprise enablement

November 10, 2020

Via: RCR Wireless News

For operators investing billions in building 5G networks, the real revenue opportunity is not in selling enhanced services to consumers but, rather, in standing up differentiated service offerings geared toward the various digital transformation strategies of enterprise. But given the […]


Wireless

Leveraging 5G latency reduction requires decentralized compute

September 4, 2020

Via: RCR Wireless News

Latency reduction is a big selling point for standalone 5G networks. Single millisecond latency, combined with ultra high capacity and speeds, opens up real-time use cases–things involving autonomous assets, precision robotics and integration of augmented and virtual reality into business […]


Wireless

Verizon beats expectations, signals busy second half for 5G

July 24, 2020

Via: RCR Wireless News

Verizon outperformed Wall Street’s expectations in the second quarter, and although its overall revenues were still down slightly from last year, the company seems to limiting the potential fallout from the pandemic while it maintains its focus on 5G. After […]


Wireless

Verizon to offer 5G network edge computing with AWS Wavelength

December 4, 2019

Via: RCR Wireless News

Yesterday at AWS re:Invent, Amazon Web Services and Verizon announced a 5G edge computing partnership that will bring the power of the cloud closer to mobile and connected devices at the edge of Verizon’s 5G Ultra Wideband network. Through the […]


Software

Why the mobile edge needs open source to overcome its pitfalls

April 11, 2019

Via: RCR Wireless News

Edge computing dominated MWC 2019 along with 5G and all the robots at the show. In fact, according to some analysts, edge computing could be worth almost $7 billion within the next three years. Much of the new architecture’s advantages […]