Netmore selects Affirmed Networks as supplier of Virtualized Core networks that support rapid growth in private 5G networks
Netmore Group’s UK subsidiary (Netmore IoT Solutions Ltd) is taking a major step towards enabling the next generation of private mobile networks. We have selected Affirmed Networks new modern core network technology to be based in UK.
The core is the “controlling brain” of a mobile network and the Affirmed Networks core has a fully modern and highly flexible software architecture that is well suited to the new world of private 5G mobile networks.
Virtualization is the next step in mobile network progress allowing much more flexible, customer-driven – and ultimately lower cost – operations than have ever been possible before. This is achieved by putting more functions into flexible cloud-based software instead of proprietary hardware (i.e. electronics). Adopting this data centre inspired approach, in contrast to traditional big telco systems, enables much easier creation of new networks, services and customer solutions.
We evaluated many vendors and found that the new modern design and structure from Affirmed Networks clearly outperformed the alternatives. Netmore’s UK CEO, Stefan Stanislawski, commented:
“After almost a year spent finding and evaluating in detail many 5G NSA cores, we found Affirmed Networks to be the best for our modern business model. As CEO I was reassured to see that Affirmed Networks software is already used by AT&T, Vodafone, Orange and others and the company was recently acquired by Microsoft, so I believe that it has a stable base for future development.”
Netmore´s first operative Affirmed Networks core will be in UK to serve the private 5G network delivering augmented reality experiences for visitors to Sherwood Forest from next year. The new virtualized approach provides an excellent foundation for growth across the Group’s operations in the UK, Sweden & Germany.
“For our customers in UK this means that we can now accelerate our private mobile deployment and as a next step bring the 5G offer to Germany. I look forward to the Swedish telecom regulator following the forerunners in Europe by allocating frequencies for private 5G networks for industries and properties.” says Erik Hallberg, CEO Netmore Group AB.
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About Affirmed Networks, Inc.
Affirmed Networks was founded to transform the future of the mobile industry. Our vEPC and cloud-based webscale solutions are enabling operators to change the economics of deploying and scaling networks. Operators have deployed Affirmed’s NFV solutions to deliver differentiated 5G services, including mobile broadband, IoT, carrier-grade Wi-Fi roaming, connected cars, and more. Affirmed solutions enable operators to enhance the network experience while achieving as much as a 90% reduction in operational costs. Proven in more than 100+ networks and over 80 countries, our NFV solutions are deployed in the world’s largest networks and provide industry-leading performance and scale coupled with unmatched service agility, accelerating new service innovation, creation, and delivery.
Netmore Group AB is an IoT operator that develops a comprehensive solution for cities, industries, properties and homes. Together with our partners we build a safe and sustainable ecosystem for Internet of Things, locally, nationally and global. Netmore Group was formed in 2010 and since 2017 listed on the Nasdaq First North Growth Market.
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