du trials NFV in the UAE

Telco did not announce when it will be commercially launched
Du trials NFV in the UAE

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du has completed customer premises equipment virtualisations trials in the UAE.

“When commercially rolled-out in future, CPE virtualisation is expected to provide an enhanced service whilst optimising OPEX and CAPEX costs for residential and enterprise customers,” said the telco.

According to the telco, virtualized CPE (vCPE) technology offer the ability to service providers to lower the cost of end premises equipment and reduces the complexity of these devices while hosting the services in cloud. The service simplifies the provision of Software Defined Networking (SDN) driven service.

Jasim AlAwadi, vice president of network infrastructure and services at du, said: “We are delighted to be the first in the region to successfully complete the trials of this promising new technology. Network Function Virtualisation (NFV) - and in particular vCPE is an exciting emerging new growth area in our existing portfolio and is critical to our future of consumer and enterprise growth plans and potentially introduce du to the OTT market, which will entail that du can provide its services over other service providers infrastructure like Google and Amazon. The introduction will give us the ability to provide multiple services over a virtual network. This is takes du a step closer to an application aware of network.”

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