Saturday, June 20, 2015

EE to Pilot Mobile Edge Computing; Needs Multi-Vendor Support

Michelle Donegan reports to LightReading that "UK operator EE plans to run a number of pilots this summer to demonstrate potential use cases for mobile edge computing (MEC), in a move that shows industry momentum continues to build for the radio access network concept".

Mansoor Hanif [pictured], Director of Radio Access Networks, EE said . "I'm really passionate about MEC … because you're putting the computing power and added value right where the customer needs it most,"

"EE always liked [Nokia Networks'] Liquid Applications, according to Hanif. But the big question was "will it work across our whole network?" Since EE has deployed RAN equipment from Huawei Technologies Co. Ltd. as well as Nokia, Hanif explained that the operator couldn't roll out network enhancements to only part of its customer base".

Related posts:
  • Mobile Edge Computing Group Formed - here.
  • StarHub Trialed Nokia's Liquid Applications at WTA Finals - here
  • Nokia Adds BroadPeak's CDN to its Base Station Applications  - here
  • Saguna's Optimization and Monetization Technology to be Deployed in 2014 - here

See "EE Revs Mobile Edge Computing Efforts" - here.

1 comment:

  1. Great article Michelle! As you mentioned, EE will share a lot more about their MEC activities at the inaugural ETSI-endorsed MEC Congress in London on September 29-30.