Menu

M2M FEATURE NEWS

Ericsson and NVIDIA Team Up on Virtualized 5G Radio

By Ken Briodagh November 05, 2019

According to a recent announcement, Ericsson and NVIDIA are collaborating to allow communication service providers to build high-performing, efficient and completely virtualized 5G radio access networks (RAN). The companies said that these virtualized networks can enable faster and more flexible introduction of new AI and IoT services.

The collaboration brings together Ericsson’s expertise in RAN technology with NVIDIA’s leadership in graphics processing unit (GPU)-powered accelerated computing platforms, AI and supercomputing. The companies’ said the ultimate goal is to commercialize virtualized RAN technologies to deliver radio networks with flexibility and shorter time to market for new services, such as augmented reality, virtual reality and gaming.

“As a technology leader, we embrace openness and new platforms where we can continue to innovate and push boundaries to provide our customers with the best possible solutions,” said Fredrik Jejdling, EVP and Head of Networks, Ericsson. “With NVIDIA we will jointly look at bringing alternatives to market for virtualizing the complete radio access network.”

“5G is set to turbocharge the intelligent edge revolution. Fusing 5G, supercomputing, and AI has enabled us to create a revolutionary communications platform supporting, someday, trillions of always-on, AI-enabled smart devices,” said Jensen Huang, founder and CEO, NVIDIA. “Combining our world-leading capabilities, NVIDIA and Ericsson are helping to invent this exciting future.”


Ken Briodagh is a storyteller, writer and editor with about two decades of experience under his belt. He is in love with technology and if he had his druthers would beta test everything from shoe phones to flying cars.

Edited by Ken Briodagh

Editorial Director

SHARE THIS ARTICLE
Related Articles

IoT Time Podcast S.4 Ep.35 Ivenix

By: Ken Briodagh    11/7/2019

In this episode of IoT Time Podcast, Ken Briodagh sits down with George Grey, CTO Ivenix, to talk about Medical IoT Devices, Security and Healthcare i…

Read More

Using IoT and RFID for Better Inventory Management

By: Special Guest    11/6/2019

Inventory management is a hidden challenge throughout the retail industry, and can be much harder than it looks.

Read More

NetFoundry and Technilium Join on Cloud Connectivity

By: Chrissie Cluney    11/6/2019

NetFoundry, an application-specific networking company, has created a partnership with Technilium to deliver secure end-to-end communication networks …

Read More

Ericsson and NVIDIA Team Up on Virtualized 5G Radio

By: Ken Briodagh    11/5/2019

Joint initiative aimed at enabling communication service providers to build high-performing, efficient and completely virtualized 5G radio access netw…

Read More

Workz establishes US base to meet IoT demand

By: Ken Briodagh    11/5/2019

Workz has announced the opening of two new offices on the East Coast of the US to offer SIM, eSIM and IoT technologies to customers across North and S…

Read More