SDN & NFV in Mobile Networks: MVNOs

Kevin Shatzkamer
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MNOs have long relied on services in the mobile SGi-LAN to optimize network traffic and manage network bandwidth, but the historical deployment model of network appliances in the SGi-LAN carried with it expensive capex and opex. Today, SDN and NFV can alleviate that expense.
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