Rakuten picks VIAVI to validate Cloud-native mobile network in Japan

Bangalore: VIAVI Solutions today said that Rakuten Inc., one of the world’s leading internet services companies and soon to be the newest mobile network operator in Japan, has selected the VIAVI TM500 system to support the rapid deployment of a nationwide, end-to-end cloud-native mobile network. Rakuten has received approval for its 4th generation mobile communications system (4G) special base station deployment plan, and is targeting October 2019 to launch the new service. The network deployment plan is driven by a cloud-based architecture, from the RAN to the core, an industry-leading…

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