Infosys said it has brought in new service offerings focused on 5G (fifth generation) technology for communication service providers.
The company said these services would help enterprises imagine and create new economies with 5G technology and at the same time help communication service providers accelerate and monetize their 5G network deployment.
Infosys’ newly established 5G Living Labs in five global locations – Bengaluru, Richardson, Indianapolis, Frankfurt and Melbourne - will facilitate in execution of these services.
“The global network of Infosys 5G Living Labs are designed to help enterprises imagine and curate game changing ideas driven by 5G, and rapidly prototype them to life. The labs combine the best of Infosys emerging technologies expertise in areas like (IoT), AR, VR and AI, design thinking driven approaches and a diverse partner ecosystem that is deeply invested in 5G technologies,” said the company in a press release.
The telecom industry foresees 5G adoption as a driving factor to monetize networks for communication services providers.
Industry analysts said 5G should transform network capabilities bringing in significant opportunities for network virtualization, AI and Automation, and network-based services; while bringing down costs.
Infosys said its 5G Living Labs offer solutions to provide an ecosystem to incubate offerings and deploy them at scale.
“5G is opening an array of opportunities for communication service providers (CSPs) and Enterprises in the digital era. Infosys’ suite of 5G offerings are powered by our extensive experience of working with major telecom service providers and enterprises globally in transforming their business and technology landscape. Our expertise in areas such as SDN-NFV, Media OTT Platforms and IoT, together with industry collaborations among network solution providers, network OEMS and CSPs will help customers maximize their 5G potential to navigate their next,” Ravi Kumar S, president and deputy chief operating officer Infosys, was quoted in the release.