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Open-source RANs in practice: an over-the-air deployment for 5G MEC [article]

Juuso Haavisto, Muhammad Arif, Lauri Lovén, Teemu Leppänen and Jukka Riekki
2019 arXiv   pre-print
To facilitate straightforward deployment of edge applications, we introduce OSS based RAN on OTA commercial spectrum with DevOps capabilities.  ...  We evaluated the presented infrastructure with E2E OTA testing, resulting in 7.5MB/s throughput and latency of 21ms, which shows that the presented infrastructure provides low latency for edge applications  ...  ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS This research is financially supported by Academy of Finland 6Genesis Flagship (grant 318927) and by the AI Enhanced Mobile Edge Computing project, funded by the Future Makers program  ... 
arXiv:1905.03883v1 fatcat:kz77d3oeunb3jisjwdrzrxhhbq

A Comprehensive Tutorial on How to Practically Build and Deploy 5G Networks Using Open-Source Software and General-Purpose, Off-the-Shelf Hardware

Sadiq Iqbal, Jehad M. Hamamreh
2021 RS Open Journal on Innovative Communication Technologies  
Motivated by the many features and benefits enabled by Open RAN, there is a huge need for an educational comprehensive step-by-step tutorial on how an individual or company can practically build and deploy  ...  a 5G network using open-source software and commercial off-the-shelf, general-purpose hardware.  ...  Open-Air-Interface 5G Stack [18]. 2 ) 2 SD-RAN SD-RAN is building open-source components for the mobile RAN space, complementing O-RAN's focus on architecture and interfaces by building and trialing  ... 
doi:10.46470/03d8ffbd.4ccb7950 fatcat:3ssp7atjmvamnmzeduc3kv4m4a

Caching at the Mobile Edge: A Practical Implementation

Justas Poderys, Matteo Artuso, Claus Michael Oest Lensbol, Henrik Lehrmann Christiansen, Jose Soler
2018 IEEE Access  
INDEX TERMS Mobile edge caching, 5G, practical implementation. 8630 2169-3536  ...  This is quantified with a comparison to noncached content by means of ping tests (10%-11% shorter times), a higher response rate for Web traffic (1.73-3.6 times higher), and an improvement in the jitter  ...  Section III presents details on architecture, protocol stack and algorithm logic used when implementing the testbed. This is based on the open-source Open Air Interface (OAI) [5] project.  ... 
doi:10.1109/access.2018.2809490 fatcat:fb3asgeydzeq7mpvnocft2ayiu

A Practical Perspective on 5G-Ready Highly Dynamic Spectrum Management with LSA

Pavel Masek, Evgeny Mokrov, Krystof Zeman, Aleksey Ponomarenko-Timofeev, Alexander Pyattaev, Sergey Nesterov, Sergey Andreev, Jiri Hosek, Konstantin Samouylov, Yevgeni Koucheryavy
2018 Wireless Communications and Mobile Computing  
Our practical results become instrumental to facilitate more dynamic bandwidth sharing and thus promise to advance on the degrees of spectrum utilization in future 5G systems without compromising the service  ...  Along these lines, the recent Licensed Shared Access (LSA) regulatory framework allows for controlled sharing of spectrum between an incumbent and a licensee, such as the MNO, which coexist geographically  ...  This work has been developed within the framework of the COST Action CA15104, Inclusive Radio Communication Networks for 5G and beyond (IRACON).  ... 
doi:10.1155/2018/2103868 fatcat:rah4agsq2jeona6jkpdgtakfze

Small-Scale 5G Testbeds for Network Slicing Deployment: A Systematic Review

Ali Esmaeily, Katina Kralevska, Luis Castedo
2021 Wireless Communications and Mobile Computing  
Developing specialized cloud-based and open-source testbeds is a practical approach to investigate network slicing functionalities in the fifth-generation (5G) mobile networks.  ...  Next, we evaluate the testbeds according to the defined design criteria and present an in-depth summary table.  ...  Conflicts of Interest The authors declare that there is no conflict of interest regarding the publication of this paper.  ... 
doi:10.1155/2021/6655216 fatcat:t5etlhdeuvas3c56bh3zdfxxgq

Small-Scale 5G Testbeds for Network Slicing Deployment: A Systematic Review [article]

Ali Esmaeily, Katina Kralevska
2021 arXiv   pre-print
Developing specialized cloud-based and open-source testbeds is a practical approach to investigate network slicing functionalities in the fifth-generation (5G) mobile networks.  ...  Next, we evaluate the testbeds according to the defined design criteria and present an in-depth summary table.  ...  FlexRAN [44] is an open-source Software Defined RAN (SD-RAN) entity.  ... 
arXiv:2104.08834v1 fatcat:hld6atubhnbbzknrmhupvieszm

Open, Programmable, and Virtualized 5G Networks: State-of-the-Art and the Road Ahead [article]

Leonardo Bonati, Michele Polese, Salvatore D'Oro, Stefano Basagni, Tommaso Melodia
2020 arXiv   pre-print
Leading the technological innovation in this direction, several 5G software-based projects and alliances have embraced the open source approach, making new libraries and frameworks available to the wireless  ...  This article provides the first cohesive and exhaustive compendium of recent open source software and frameworks for 5G cellular networks, with a full stack and end-to-end perspective.  ...  LL-MEC: LL-MEC is an open-source MEC framework for cellular systems compliant with 3GPP and ETSI specifications [159] .  ... 
arXiv:2005.10027v3 fatcat:ojtviluvgvdpbkxi5dvhh6i2fe

Multi-access Edge Computing: The driver behind the wheel of 5G-connected cars [article]

Fabio Giust, Vincenzo Sciancalepore, Dario Sabella, Miltiades C. Filippou, Simone Mangiante, Walter Featherstone, Daniele Munaretto
2018 arXiv   pre-print
Of the technology enablers for 5G, Multi-access Edge Computing (MEC) can be considered essential.  ...  Even before 5G is rolled out, current mobile networks can already target support for these challenging use cases using MEC technology.  ...  Example of an automotive scenario wherein 5G empowers an MEC deployment.  ... 
arXiv:1803.07009v1 fatcat:sapqewbz6rfizmg7q22dmddwiq

Overview of SES's Innovation Activities on Satellite Integration into 5G

Konstantinos Liolis
2018 Zenodo  
This presentation will provide an overview of the R&D and innovation activities, in which SES is actively involved to promote the satellite integration into 5G.  ...  Main emphasis will be put on the European Commission H2020 5G PPP Phase 2 project "SaT5G" (http://sat5g-project.eu/) and Phase 3 project "5G-VINNI" (https://www.5g-vinni.eu/), on the European Space Agency  ...  with an SDN / NFV / MEC-enabled pre-5G construction testbed, with an SES GEO in-orbit satellite system as a proof-ofconcept for integration of those features into a full 5G network Objectives  Satellite  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.2585454 fatcat:jdi5dwdevnbmbl7kwobm2iw3e4

Road to 5G: Key Enabling Technologies

Sanae El Hassani, LTI Lab, ENSA El Jadida, Chouaib Doukkali University, El Jadida 24000, Morocco, Abdelfatteh Haidinel, Hayat Jebbar
2019 Journal of Communications  
Abstract-The research on 5G systems is intensively conducted in order to deliver systems by 2020, driven by the exponentially increasing internet traffic, in addition to the emergence of new services  ...  Similarly, NGMN presents a 5G architecture comprising three layers and a management entity: the  ...  Cellular network evolution to Cloud RAN and MEC (Source [66]) Fig. 18 . 18 Ideal deployment process with closed loop automation (Source [71] ) Fig. 19 . 19 D2D typical scenario (source [73] ) 2010  ... 
doi:10.12720/jcm.14.11.1034-1048 fatcat:gff7ailvxnbrhgkzjcsbusn7dq

Edge computing for 5G networks - white paper

David Artuñedo Guillen, Bessem Sayadi, Pascal Bisson, Jean Phillippe Wary, Håkon Lonsethagen, Carles Antón, Antonio de la Oliva, Alexandros Kaloxylos, Valerio Frascolla
2020 Zenodo  
The 5G PPP Initiative and the 5GIA are happy to present a new white paper entitled "Edge Computing for 5G Networks".  ...  Moreover, the white paper provides an in-depth analysis of Edge solutions that have been selected, deployed and validated by 17 different EU funded 5G PPP projects.  ...  Open RAN OCP Open Compute Project OFDM Orthogonal Frequency-Division Multiplexing ONAP Open Network Automation Platform OPNFV Open Platform for NFV under Linux Foundation OSM Open Source Mano  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.4555780 fatcat:sg62p5agq5c75hsbr2hyb4vkqe

A Cloud-based SDN/NFV Testbed for End-to-End Network Slicing in 4G/5G [article]

Ali Esmaeily, Katina Kralevska, Danilo Gligoroski
2020 arXiv   pre-print
Our methodology identifies design criteria that are a superset of the features present in other state-of-the-art testbeds and determines appropriate open-source tools for implementing them. 5GIIK is one  ...  Network slicing aims to shape 5G as a flexible, scalable, and demand-oriented network.  ...  First, we combine the open-source solutions: srsLTE for the RAN, OAI for the CN, OSM for the MANO entity and OpenStack for the VIM, in order to build an E2E network slicing testbed called 5GIIK 1 .  ... 
arXiv:2004.10455v4 fatcat:xmawfs4lonc2vnbnqat2cjkadi

Edge computing for 5G networks - white paper

David Artuñedo Guillen, Bessem Sayadi, Pascal Bisson, Jean Phillippe Wary, Håkon Lonsethagen, Carles Antón, Antonio de la Oliva, Alexandros Kaloxylos, Valerio Frascolla
2020 Zenodo  
The 5G PPP Initiative and the 5GIA are happy to present a new white paper entitled "Edge Computing for 5G Networks".  ...  Moreover, the white paper provides an in-depth analysis of Edge solutions that have been selected, deployed and validated by 17 different EU funded 5G PPP projects.  ...  Open RAN OCP Open Compute Project OFDM Orthogonal Frequency-Division Multiplexing ONAP Open Network Automation Platform OPNFV Open Platform for NFV under Linux Foundation OSM Open Source Mano  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.3698117 fatcat:zjbuceqquzfchcylpgacwgxjpa

D2.1 Initial detailed architectural and functional site facilities description

Rodolphe Legouable, Kostas Trichia, Yiouli Kritikou, Christos Ntogkas, George Loukas, Georgos Agapiou, Nikos Kostopoulo, Konstantinos Kravariotis, Maria Kitra, Andreas Tzoulis, Emmanouil Paraskevakis, Ayoub Bousselmi (+20 others)
2018 Zenodo  
in the 5G EVE platform.  ...  A set of technical features is also provided, such as: • the RAN architecture (RRH, BBU, Frequency bands, implemented technologies, etc.); • the distributed cloud/MEC elements; • the CORE architecture;  ...  RAN architecture description Both Nokia pre-commercial 5G RAN and OAI open-source solutions are used in the French site facility.  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.3540438 fatcat:fs5674wcjnhjxhoh2e7ignc5ym

5G Programmable Infrastructure Orchestration using ONAP

Horia Ştefănescu, Marius Iordache, Bogdan Rusti, Cătălin Brezeanu, Jean Ghenţa, Michał Chabiera, Łukasz Rajewski, Grzegorz Panek
2021 Zenodo  
The focus is on presenting the work performed for Virtual Network Functions (VNFs) onboarding, deployment and in life management together with the 5G slicing capabilities for Radio Access and Core networks  ...  very advanced radio layer, but also with the evolutionary concept in which the network is programmable and accessible through Application Programming Interfaces (APIs).  ...  The paper solely reflects the views of the authors. The Commission is not responsible for the contents of this paper or any use made thereof.  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.5484380 fatcat:27fzigtfeja6pbzteom5ayrd3q
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