Yes, we’ve been hammering on Evolved Packet Core technology for 4G wireless networks a lot lately, and why not? Better now than after everyone has deployed LTE and worked out its issues. We’ll have plenty of time for follow-ups later, but for now, it’s all about EPC planning and deployment.
Who better to ask about the challenges than those wireless operators in the early adopters category? CIMI President Tom Nolle listened to a variety of operators – no names here – and saw the pattern. It come down to five key Evolved Packet Core issues that wireless operators need to consider and address in the key transition from 3G to 4G.
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