5G Americas: Network Slicing Offers Sophisticated 5G Network Capabilities
5G network slicing enables businesses to enhance their network security, reliability, and flexibility needs by creating independent logical network slices on the same physical cellular wireless network infrastructure. Today, 5G Americas, the voice of 5G and 4G LTE for the Americas, announced the release of its latest white paper covering the role of Network Slicing in 5G networks entitled, “Commercializing 5G Network Slicing.”
Chris Pearson, President of 5G Americas said, “5G networks are making progress to provide high levels of speed, latency, and reliability, catering to the particular needs of the service or application and by having multiple slices of the same physical 5G network, Network Slicing unleashes a multiverse of new applications and use cases.”
According to the white paper, the Network Slicing framework is one of the major additions to the 5G Standalone standards. While it is still in its infancy, it is also one of the essential pillars for enabling operators to create and deliver new services. Network slicing is a complex technical capability as it touches nodes in all the wireless network domains – device, core, transport, and radio.