5G Mobile Core Network: Design, Deployment, Automation, and Testing Strategies

  • 3h 31m
  • Rajaneesh Sudhakar Shetty
  • Apress
  • 2021

Get up to speed on 5G and prepare for the roll out of the next generation of mobile technology. The book begins with an introduction to 5G and the advanced features of 5G networks, where you’ll see what makes it bigger, better, and faster. You will learn 5G NSA and SA packet core design along with some design challenges, taking a practical approach towards design and deployment. Next, you will understand the testing of the 5G packet core and how to automate it. The book concludes with some advanced service provider strategies, including architectural considerations for service providers to enhance their network and provide services to non-public 5G networks.

5G Mobile Core Network is intended for those who wish to understand 5G, and also for those who work extensively in a service provider environment either as operators or as vendors performing activities such as network design, deployment, testing, and automation of the network. By the end of this book you will be able to understand the benefits in terms of CAPEX and OPEX while considering one design over another. Consulting engineers will be able to evaluate the design options in terms of 5G use cases, the scale of deployment, performance, efficiency, latency, and other key considerations.

What You Will Learn

  • Understand the life cycle of a deployment right from pre-deployment phase to post-deployment phase
  • See use cases of 5G and the various options to design, implement, and deploy them
  • Examine the deployment of 5G networks to large-scale service providers
  • Discover the MVNO/MVNE strategies that a service provider can implement in 5G

Who This Book Is For

Anyone who is curious about 5G and wants to learn more about the technology.

About the Author

Rajaneesh Shetty works as a service provider solution specialist and has 20+ years of experience in delivery of turn-key end-to-end mobility solutions for large customer accounts. He has proven credentials as a trusted advisory for customer delivery and solution architecture, software management, system architecture, test architecture, product management, and pre-sales for telecom products using state-of-the-art technologies. He has an excellent track record of technical leadership and management. Rajaneesh has also worked across regions with many tier-1 service providers as a trusted advisor for their telecom solutions.

In this Book

  • 5G Overview
  • Multi-Access Edge Computing in 5G
  • 5G NSA Design and Deployment Strategy
  • 5G SA Packet Core Design and Deployment Strategies
  • 5G Packet Core Testing Strategies
  • Automation in 5G
  • Architectural Considerations by Service Providers


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