Insights from Orange Spain: how NFV and 5G are changing the way we work

MATS JOHANSSON | January 23, 2020

The transformation of 5G services with Network Function Virtualization (NFV) has created a huge paradigm shift, and the impact this will have on service provider-vendor relationships is often overlooked. These relationships will no longer be based on traditional procurement processes and will instead rely heavily on collaboration. In our latest on-demand webinar, a fresh approach to virtualization, Orange Spain shared key learnings from their NFV journey. Here, we discuss them further.

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