Both telcos and hyperscalers want to capture the value at the edge, but they need to work together to deliver of edge computing solutions and generate demand among customers. How can operators collaborate with hyperscalers while strengthening their role beyond connectivity?
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Guest blog by Matt Pooley, Virtualisation Practice Lead at STL Partners. Japanese new-entrant mobile operator Rakuten Mobile has made waves recently for its claims that it has built a cloud-native, multi-vendor 5G network. The hype is justified: this is a world first. But how true are these claims? And why does this matter?added by Matt Pooley 3 min Read