AT&T, Verizon, Ericsson and others see value in SDN and NFV for wireless networks

The wireless industry's spotlight on moving to 5G is well documented, but many service providers and vendors like AT&T (NYSE: T), Verizon (NYSE: VZ) and Ericsson (NASDAQ: ERIC) are just as keen to take advantage of software-defined networking (SDN) and network functions virtualization (NFV). AT&T has been the leading advocate of SDN and NFV, revealing that it plans to virtualize and control more than 75 percent of its network using a software-driven architecture by 2020. Monica Alleven, editor of FierceWirelessTech, chronicles the potential of NFV and SDN in a new special report. Read the full report here. 

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