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Wednesday, March 16 • 3:30pm - 3:50pm
Leveraging SDN for wireless Connection-less Services - Tom Tofigh, AT&T

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Traditional 3GPP tunnel/bearer based connection-oriented architecture will not scale in cost effective way in 5G with 10’s billions of devices. Explore leveraging SDN and simple IP to effectively deliver connectionless based Wireless as a Service (WaaS) platform across all radio technologies and HetNet with higher degree of flexibility and scalability, Simpler and scalable wireless management by using simple IP protocol with SDN control instead of expensive GTP for different RATs, bigger opportunity for plug-in of new RAT or mobility management features, and adaptive to future, Common and open control across all wireless technologies, e.g. LTE, Wi-Fi, any future 5G access technologies, Common platform for RAN control/management functions such as mobility management, session management, load balancing, Intelligent RAT selection, higher layer radio scheduling and coordination, QoS,


Tom Tofigh

AT&T, Principal Member of Technical Staff
Tom Tofigh is Principal Member of Technical Staff in the AT&T’s Domain 2.0 architecture and planning Labs at AT&T. Currently involved in development activities at Open Networking Lab with various use cases including SDN/NFV, Mobile Cord and disaggregation of optical equipment's... Read More →

Wednesday March 16, 2016 3:30pm - 3:50pm
Grand Ballroom F Santa Clara Convention Center

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