Last week a couple of Sandvine Engineers attended the very first ETSI NFV Plugtests event in Madrid, Spain. ETSI sponsored the event, and its goal was to bring different vendors together that each implements a portion of the ETSI NFV architecture, with Sandvine being the only standalone network policy control vendor to participate.
Just a few thoughts on some of the trends that you are likely to see discussed and highlighted at Mobile World Congress a few weeks from now.
We’ve talked a lot on this blog about Network Functions Virtualization (NFV), which is a carrier-led effort to move away from proprietary hardware, motivated by the desire to dramatically increase agility, enable faster service launches, and reduce the cost of deployment.
A look back at our most popular blogs of 2016
It has been a busy blogging year at Procera – and as you can see from the most popular blogs below, Pokemon Go created the most buzz in the market. We kept a close eye on the trends that are driving broadband consumption around the world in 2016, and we will be watching even closer in 2017 as IoT, 5G, and...
With the recent explosion in popularity for data services like application zero-rating, it is more important than ever for operators to accurately charge customers for data usage. To help achieve this goal, Sandvine is launching the industry’s first 3GPP Release 12 standards compliant Traffic Detection Function (TDF).
On Saturday night I saw the future of sports broadcasting, and oh boy, broadband operators need to get ready for this! Fox Sports offered the Major League Soccer Championship game (aka MLS Cup) in Virtual Reality through their IOS and Android mobile application. I have a Samsung Gear VR and a Samsung Galaxy Edge 6 plus, and decided to give it a shot.
In a few weeks’ times, Sandvine will be exhibiting at AfricaCom, so to help celebrate we decided to release a new Global Internet Phenomena report highlighting the region, as well as taking a peek at the Middle East and Asia-Pacific.