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Next Generation Networks: Flexible Routing and Services

The Next Generation Networks (NGN) platform provides a flexible routing solution (FLIPS) based on an Information Centric Networking (ICN) approach. The platform is a hybrid of pure ICN and IP, to leverage the best of both: re-introducing multicast, particularly for HTTP unicast scenarios, as a way to drive down bandwidth costs. It also provides support for flexible service surrogacy as an evolution from pure content replication in today’s Internet. The underlying backward compatible architecture introduces new methodologies supported by an SDN/NFV enabled network fabric designed to meet the challenging KPIs of 5G.

The Next Generation Networks platform provides:
  • Better performance through an Information Centric Networking (ICN) approach
    • Native multicast, including better privacy, mobility, and security, for higher network utilization and lower bandwidth costs
    • Latency reduction through service surrogate capability and direct path mobility
    • Increased resilience through flexible routing at runtime
  • New service possibilities for operators through dynamic web servers utilizing in-network NFV-based computing capabilities
  • Exploits developments in software-based networks and creates an evolution path along existing system

FLIPS

The innovative ICN approach for operator networks

Flexible Routing Solution

Increased resilience and reduced latency

Software Defined Networking

Rapid, low-cost deployment of new networking solutions

Network Function Virtualization

Flexible software-based implementation of core network components


resources

What makes 5G different from all other Gs?  After efforts to develop specifications, technology and...

Alain Mourad, Director, InterDigital Europe, provides an overview of the first 5G-CORAL trial, Nov. 2,...

As part of the first 5G-CORAL trial, Nov. 2, 2018, UC3M and InterDigital demonstrate Edge...

The fifth generation of mobile networks, commonly known as 5G, holds a lot of promise....

As operators prepare for 5G service launch around the globe, the industry has a reasonable...


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