Sprint CTO Says Network Virtualization Is Happening Soon
February 27, 2017 / Sue Marek
BARCELONA, Spain — Sprint hasn’t talked much about its network virtualization plans other than to say that network functions virtualization (NFV) and software-defined networking (SDN) are essential to 5G. But at a press briefing today at Mobile World Congress 2017, the carrier provided a little more detail. Sprint CTO John Saw said that the company is working on its core network and is seeing increasing demand for virtualization.