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Heavy Reading’s Cloud-Native 5G Core Operator Survey

The introduction of 5G core and standalone (SA) 5G operation, is a major change to the mobile network architecture and a critical enabler of advanced services such as network slicing, edge services and ultra-low latency communications. This report presents the findings from the Heavy Reading Cloud-Native 5G Core Operator Survey, conducted in Winter 2020.

Among the topics covered include:

  • Timelines for deployment of 5G core
  • The outlook for common 4G/5G core networks
  • Cloud infrastructure choices for 5G core (IaaS vs PaaS)
  • Operating models and CI/CD

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