Dance of Drones – a demonstration of autonomous logistics over mobile networks, enabled by MEC @ BT Innovation2017

Dance of Drones – a demonstration of autonomous logistics over mobile networks, enabled by MEC @ BT Innovation2017

2017-06-22T10:47:54+00:00 June 21st, 2017|

Guest blog post by Andy Jones Last week I spent a couple of days at BT Innovation Week - a yearly event in which the UK operator showcases its latest communication research and innovations. Throughout the week, crowds of BT executives & staff, BT's carrier and enterprise customers (including all the UK mobile network operators), [...]

AWS GreenGrass on MEC means new revenues for Mobile Operators

2017-06-14T13:54:54+00:00 June 14th, 2017|

As AWS GreenGrass launch partners, we just announced Saguna’s support for AWS GreenGrass (read our press release here). Here is why we believe this is a ‘big deal’ for mobile operators and IoT application developers. Mobile Operators take part in the action With AWS GreenGrass running on Saguna Open-RAN MEC platform, mobile operators can extend [...]

Cut the latency – To boost performance in mobile networks

2017-04-06T13:21:08+00:00 October 20th, 2016|

With the evolution of mobile technology generations, we have seen a sharp increase in speed. Today’s 4G LTE networks are more than 100 times faster on average than 2G networks and 10 times faster than 3G networks according to Open Signal. Looking forward to 5G networks, the goal is clear. We intend to keep increasing [...]

Moving forward with Mobile Edge Computing Proof of Concepts

2017-04-09T07:59:48+00:00 September 19th, 2016|

 At Mobile Edge Computing (MEC) Congress 2016, ETSI will host the first ever MEC Proof-of-Concept (PoC) zone. Here is why this is important for MEC and the mobile industry. Each MEC PoC brings together a mobile operator and one or more industry vendors. Together, each group focuses on creating an integrated use case and demonstrating [...]

Pokémon Go can fast forward with Mobile Edge Computing

2017-06-14T13:50:41+00:00 July 21st, 2016|

In case you missed it, Pokémon Go, developed by Niantic for iOS and Android devices, is a free mobile game that allows players to capture, battle and train virtual Pokémon that appear throughout the real world. The game uses your phone’s GPS and clock to detect where and when you are in the game and make [...]

Cyber Defense – extend the perimeter with MEC DDoS Solution

2017-04-09T08:04:22+00:00 April 11th, 2016|

From Jan 30 to Feb 2 2016, Telecom Austria’s mobile infrastructure was subjected to a DDoS attack. The attack affected subscribers of Telekom and spanned its 2G, 3G and 4G networks. Denial of service (DoS) is a common type of cyber-attack. As the name implies, the attack renders online resources and communication services unavailable to [...]

MEC 2016: IT’S ALL COMING TOGETHER

2017-04-09T08:06:08+00:00 January 18th, 2016|

60. Is the number of companies who are now members in the ETSI group standardizing Mobile Edge Computing (MEC). That number alone says a lot about the strong position of MEC, and what we can expect to see as 2016 unfolds. As more member companies join ETSI, MEC moves from the initial architecture and definitions phase [...]

MEC Stepping Stones and the Internet Evolution

2017-04-09T08:07:28+00:00 November 30th, 2015|

 The idea behind Mobile Edge Computing (MEC) is to bring computational power and storage to the Radio Access Network (RAN), as close as possible to the mobile user and the IoT device. With MEC, mobile networks can provide low-latency and high bandwidth to content, applications and services. In this post, we will take a tour [...]

Thoughts from the First Mobile Edge Computing Congress

2017-04-09T08:11:55+00:00 October 14th, 2015|

As a product guy working in a company focused on Mobile Edge Computing, I wondered how the 1st ever Mobile Edge Computing (MEC) congress will reflect industry views about MEC. I was excited to see multiple viewpoints about MEC coming from operators, vendors, standardization groups and the academia presented during the 2-day MEC congress. There [...]

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