Mobile World Congress (MWC) in Las Vegas for 2023 concluded on September 28, 2023, having drawn over 8,000 attendees from 200 countries and a wide range of industries, including Telco, AI, Network Infrastructure, Network Security and smart cities. Aarna Networks’ CEO Amar Kapadia was in attendance meeting with partners, customers, and others in the edge orchestration community and ecosystem.
Source: MWC LAS VEGAS 2023
5G at the Forefront: Attendees were immersed in the latest 5G developments — exploring new use cases, services, and the challenges and opportunities surrounding 5G network deployment and management — while the path to 6G has already begun. Increasingly prominent are use cases highlighting Private 5G.
The Metaverse Emerges: The metaverse is a virtual realm that is still in its infancy but holds the potential to transform how we interact with our surroundings and each other. The networks making the metaverse possible rely on technologies like Edge Multicloud Networking and Cloud Adjacent Storage. Attendees had the unique opportunity to firsthand experience the metaverse through captivating demos and immersive encounters.
Open RAN Ecosystem Grows: Several leading companies made news at the show including Rakuten Symphony announcing a new partnership with AWS, Qualcomm announcing that its open RAN chipsets are already in trials by operators with plans for commercial open RAN networks in 2023, and NEC opening an Open RAN innovation hub for in North America. Open source components like O-RAN SMO will be critical for management and orchestration of O-RAN networks.
Visit the Aarna Networks solution pages to understand how we are approaching Private 5G, Edge Multicloud Networking, Cloud Adjacent Storage, Edge Cloud Machine Learning, O-RAN SMO, and Telco Cloud.
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