In the 5G era synchronization is even more crucial than in the past. This paper proposes a solution with related proof of concept based on SDN and NFV principles, to offer “Synchronization “as a service with defined SLA where radio interworks with transport network composed by heterogenous data-plane, control-plane technology and vendor.

Full abstract in IEEE Xplore, DOI: 10.1109/MCOM.2017.1601016CM

Authors:

Stefano Ruffini, Paola Iovanna, Mats Forsman, Tomas Thyni

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Presented 2017-03-, IEEE Communications Magazine (Volume: 55, Issue: 3)

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