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Nokia and Google partner on cloud-native 5G app development

January 15, 2021

Via: Techradar

Google Cloud and Nokia are expanding their partnership to co-develop cloud-native 5G core technologies.

The ultrafast speeds, enhanced capacity and ultra-low latency of 5G will allow mobile networks to power mission-critical applications for the first time and allow for the creation of entirely new use cases.

However, this requires operators to rearchitect networks away from centralised, legacy core infrastructure and towards the cloud. By virtualising network functions, operators can rollout new services more rapidly, dynamically allocate resources to where they are most needed, and bring processing capabilities closer to the point of collection.

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