Cloud Mobile Networks

From RAN to EPC
by Mojtaba Vaezi & Ying Zhang
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Publisher: Springer International Publishing

Series: Wireless Networks

Publication Date: June 23, 2017

ISBN: 9783319544960

Binding: Kobo eBook

Availability: eBook

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This book explores the challenges and opportunities in exploiting cloud technologies for 5G, ranging from radio access network (RAN) to the evolved packet core (EPC). With a specific focus on cloud RAN and EPC, the text carefully explains the influence of recent network technologies such as software defined networking (SDN), visualization, and cloud technologies in the evolution of architecture for future mobile networks. The book discusses the causes, benefits and challenges of cloud RAN and its interplay with other evolving technologies for future mobile networks.

Researchers and professionals involved in mobile technology or cloud computing will find this book a valuable resource. The text is also suitable for advanced-level students studying all types of networking.