The Open Telco – How do we harness the innovation required to revamp the network

The supplier ecosystem into the telecoms industry faces some major demands. Openness has many flavours depending on your start position.
Will ‘open’ result in a wider supplier pool or will the desire to reduce the number of suppliers handled by the telcos be a stronger factor?
Are we finally approaching a balance of supply and demand in the telecoms marketplace?
Is the availability of open APIs and open interfaces finally going to kick-start a more competitive supplier environment?
NetNumber discuss in this blog.

Reasons for the GSMA to reconsider the solutions for 5G Roaming

The GSMA established the 5G Mobile Roaming Revisited (5GMRR) Task Force with the mission to define a scalable, usable and secure solution for 5G mobile roaming. 5GMRR brings together experts from the Networks Group (NG), the Wholesale Agreements and Solutions Group (WAS) and the Fraud and Security Group (FASG) to ensure the technical, business and security requirements are identified and that these are reflected in the solution that are ultimately defined.