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Intel provides technologies for Rakuten cloud-native network in Japan

February 14, 2019


Intel has confirmed that it will provide technology to Japanese e-commerce and internet services provider Rakuten for a new cloud-native network.

Intel said in a statement that the new network will be fully virtualized from radio access network (RAN) to core and will adopt an innovative 5G systems architecture from its launch.

“Rakuten … has now built a mobile network from the ground up that runs on Intel Xeon Scalable processors and uses Intel FPGAs for acceleration.

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