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Webinar: Getting the right 5G transport technology mix

As 5G drives disaggregation of the RAN, it is vital that operators understand the new options that will emerge for their transport networks.

Late last year, Omdia hosted a webinar looking at how optical, Ethernet, and routing technologies are evolving to support 5G. The participants included:

  • Richard Webb, Director, Research and Analysis, Service Provider Technology, Omdia
  • Daniel Gonzalez, Business Development Manager, Anritsu
  • Joseph Mocerino, Principal Solutions Architect, Optical Networking, Fujitsu Network Communications, Inc.
  • Tim Doiron, Sr. Director, Solution Marketing, Infinera
  • Allen Tatara, Senior Manager, Webinar Events, Omdia (Moderator)

The following were key topics of discussion
  • Migrating to 5G X-haul architecture for Stand-alone (SA) and Non-Standalone (NSA) deployments: requirements, challenges, and roadmaps
  • Building a transport solutions toolkit that maximizes performance while lowering operation expense
  • Evaluating Open RAN initiatives and potential impacts on transport
  • How do network-based timing/synch solutions support packet transport networks?
  • Answers to audience questions during live Q&A

I liked these slides from Anritsu.

The video of the webinar is embedded below. You can register to download the slides, whitepapers, etc., here.

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