I got this fabulous opportunity to talk with Erwin van Rijssen, Head of 5G Core Programme at Ericsson, in Barcelona at Mobile World Congress 2019 ( #MWC19 ), on the Ericsson pavilion. We started the discussion by talking about what Ericsson has to show this year on such a huge platform.
Erwin van Rijssen, Ericsson, started by talking about all that was on the floor here in Mobile World Congress 2019 and what Ericsson got to show on the floor. He stated that there are lots of new offerings associated with 5g and mentioned how 2019 is truly the year when 5G is seizing lots of consumer interest. He later stated how they have a complete story around like how the network is reporting to 5g but also basically what sort of new consumer services will that as well as like what recent industry use cases we are about to notice.
At Ericsson MWC19, he also talked about the number of Ericsson’s launches about to come this year, among which the two of them are associated with core and orchestration, so one of the launches is called the 5g cloud core. What’s unique about 5g cloud core is that it allows an operator to have a single course software solution that is competent to both managing and handling 5g as well as the prior generation, so all in a single Network and also what’s remarkable about that is that it can easily enable new five use cases introducing Network slices and then optimising the network for those Network slices.
The second or another launch that Erwin van mentioned is the so-called dynamic orchestration. So the network is becoming even more complex, so for an operator that means that they really need to look into how can we automate this, how can we sort of like take away a lot of, let’s say, the manual intervention we need to do to really sort of like get more operational efficiencies, and that’s exactly, what we’re trying to manage with dynamic orchestration like it easier for an operator to onboard new software versions and to really test them and deploy them but also then when services are in production to monitor the service quality and to make adjustments automatically based on capacity wherever that is required.
To get more details about what Ericsson has at Mobile World Congress 2019, check out: http://bit.ly/MwcDBtw