Facebook aims to extend Open Compute model to telecom gear

| January 12, 2017

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The new Telecom Infra Project (TIP) aims to have operators, infrastructure providers, system integrators and other technology companies collaborate “on the development of new technologies and reimagine traditional approaches to building and deploying telecom network infrastructure,” wrote Jay Parikh, Facebook's global head of engineering and infrastructure, in a post late Sunday.A focus of the new project appears to be on the development and delivery of communications technologies in both developed and emerging markets.

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