The deployment of 5G, especially 5G Core (5GC) will have profound implications on how CSPs evolve essential network services in the next 24-36 months. Through its annual survey, Heavy Reading aims to provide a current snapshot of considerations and strategies that operators will utilise to make the most of their 5G investments.
Complimentary report: 5G Network & Service Strategies, 2021 Operator Survey
Different areas covered in this report range from RAN deployments to 5G Cloud & Edge to 5G security. Regulatory compliance is another important area to consider as non-compliance can delay launch of new 5G services.
Download the report today to find out how CSPs are planning to align solutions like Lawful Interception (LI) and Data Retention (DR) with 5G.
Survey results should help you priorities your procurement strategies:
- More than half of the CSPs launching 5G are working on implementing cloud-based LI in the next 12-18 months.
- BSS/OSS transformations will have a direct impact on the LI and DR platforms, with more than two-thirds of CSPs confirming either working on these changes today or planning to do it within 18-24 months.
- 5GC warrants improved cyber security posture and awareness within the LI teams with more than 85% CSPs agree for increased threat intelligence, ability to run more cyber risk assessment exercises, and implementing new security controls.
We have been working with our telecommunications customers for over three decades, combining our regulatory compliance, cyber security and digital transformation expertise. Contact us today if you would like to know more.