5G and edge computing are opening a world of new revenue opportunities across manufacturing, transport, gaming and mission-critical services. Combined they enable new services requiring low latency, high bandwidth and capabilities such as device processing and data offload. Edge computing consists of five technology areas including edge infrastructure, -user plane, -routing, -orchestration and exposure.

Read more: Ericsson launches Edge Exposure for API harmonization across 4/5G networks

Nokia announced two new software-as-a-service (SaaS) services in the areas of security and analytics, as part of its strategy to give communication service providers (CSPs) and enterprises a more flexible and cost-effective way for servicing their customers, and operating and monetizing their networks, as advanced 5G services are rolled out.

Read more: Latest Nokia SaaS services revealed

Nokia announced the launch of its cloud-native solution, Adaptive Cloud Networking, to transform service provider cloud networks to be consumable, agile and automated. The comprehensive solution is designed to respond to the unpredictable demands of the 5G era by supercharging a service provider’s data center fabric and seamlessly extending its operations to the edge clouds. This innovation in the way telco clouds are built and operated will enable service providers to reinforce their critical role in the 5G digital network value chain.

Read more: Nokia launches new cloud-native solution for consumable, agile and automated cloud networks

Huawei and du signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) for joint innovation on multi-access edge computing (MEC) during MWC22 event in Barcelona. The two parties will research, verify, and replicate MEC-oriented applications in the Middle East, helping du provide more diversified communications services. They hope to join forces to accelerate the digital transformation in the Middle East, and set a benchmark for the development of global digital economy.

Read more: MWC22: Huawei and du ink MEC innovation deal

Ericsson launches the IoT Accelerator Connect to deliver a reliable and secure cellular IoT platform that empowers communications service providers (CSPs) and enterprises worldwide in scaling their IoT business across millions of devices.

Read more: Ericsson provides plug-and-play access to cellular IoT connectivity

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