Orange selects Amdocs as the monetization engine for its 5G experimental network with the strategic objective of validating AI-driven, software-based, cloud-first architectures as key to powering 5G SA network builds. Futurum’s Ron Westfall explores why the inclusion of Amdocs in Orange’s multi-vendor, cloud-native experimental 5G SA network is essential to advancing 5G use cases and business outcomes as well as bolstering the Open 5G cause including Open RAN.
MATRIXX Software, expanding its collaboration with AWS, makes a compelling bid to gain early mindshare in driving the rapidly unfolding CSP, supplier, public cloud collaboration frameworks within emerging 5G environments. Here’s what I think is ahead as it relates to MATRIXX’s next moves as well as the competitive landscape and what to expect on that front.
By stepping up industry awareness of its established public cloud relations and portfolio expertise, Netcracker bolsters its ability to fulfill more CSP adoption of cloud platforms in order to catalyze their digital transformation journeys and spur their 5G deployments, especially by 2021. The move is a solid indicator of broader collaboration between cloud providers and telco software suppliers throughout 2020 including potential M&A activity.
Cisco announced a new lineup of cloud software and hardware solutions for mobile networks. 5G will lay the foundation for service providers to achieve profitability from their 5G infrastructure.
Amdocs launched RevenueONE and positioned themselves to defend its market leadership in the worldwide CoSP monetization segment, especially during the early stages of the 5G era. By delivering capabilities like omni-monetization, Amdocs is meeting burgeoning service provider demand for the agile billing and charging platform key to immediately giving customers their preferred payment plans and bundles.