5G networks are being built with open source software and standards. Operators and vendors are integrating these technologies on an unprecedented level in order to realize the promise of 5G. Open source allows operators to experiment with business models and deliver new services, and it allows businesses to derive more value from their nework architecture.
This course will provide an overview of why open source matters now more than ever in the wireless networking and mobile technology space and what technologies deserve your attention. Business managers will become knowledgeable about the open source infrastructure powering the future and how to leverage it for their own business benefit.
Chapter 1. The Open 5G Network
Chapter 2. Standards and Software
Chapter 3. Integrating Open Source Software into Your Business Strategy
Chapter 4. Considerations Going Forward
Final Exam (Verified Certificate track only)
Jennifer Cloer and Gary Schillinger