Scientific paper ID 1542 : 2017/2
NETWORK FUNCTIONS VIRTUALIZATION IN 5G NETWORKS
Abstract. Fifth-generation mobile networks are paving their way to a future ubiquitous connectivity of devices, mobile specific applications and high quality of user experience. To realize such a new potential, the fifth-generation networks need to provide significantly greater network capacity, enable connectivity for devices with reduced latency and cost, and achieve significant energy savings compared to existing wireless technologies. The main purpose of this article is to explore potential network virtualization capabilities in order to improve the functional, architectural, and commercial viability of 5G mobile networks. This s increased automation, operational flexibility and reduced capital costs. The ETSI Specification Industrial Group publishes projects aiming at standardizing and implementing network function virtualization in the near futur
Ключови думи. Функции на мобилната мрежа оперативна ефективност мобилен трафик 5G виртуални мрежови функцииKey words. PLMN functions operational effectiveness mobile traffic virtualization 5G new standardsGeorgi Dimitrov
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