Rakuten Mobile Delivers Its Virtualized Reality

Sdxcentral | April 08, 2020

Rakuten Mobile’s fully virtualized greenfield network running on cloud native and open radio access network (RAN) technology is live. The commercial launch, which was achieved two years after the Japanese government allocated spectrum to the ecommerce juggernaut, marks the world’s first network-wide deployment of its kind. It’s a network architecture that costs 40% less than traditional telecommunication infrastructure and the savings on opex are even better, according to CTO Tareq Amin. The operator is passing some of those savings on to customers in the form of a $28 monthly subscription for unlimited data, voice, and messaging services.

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Headquartered in Switzerland, the Coop Group operates in retail, wholesale and production sectors. Approximately 2,000 retail outlets in Switzerland and 115 cash-and-carry markets across Europe. Coop Group has a workforce of approximately 77,000 employees across Europe with 53,000 in Switzerland.

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Headquartered in Switzerland, the Coop Group operates in retail, wholesale and production sectors. Approximately 2,000 retail outlets in Switzerland and 115 cash-and-carry markets across Europe. Coop Group has a workforce of approximately 77,000 employees across Europe with 53,000 in Switzerland.

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