Recently, as any other engineer on the planet, I asked ChatGPT what is needed to build a private 5G network. Here’s what it said.
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Working Group Two announces strategic collaboration with Amazon Web Services
- Working Group Two and AWS collaborate to help telecom customers deploy mobile core in the cloud
- Working Group Two’s core-as-a-service empowers mobile operators globally to grow their revenues, drive cost savings and achieve platform effects
We're teaming up with Kyocera Mirai Envision to build private networks in Japan
- Kyocera Mirai Envision Co., Ltd. (KCME) and Working Group Two (WG2) have signed an agreement to jointly develop and offer an end-to-end solution for private networks in Japan.
- The two companies aim to serve customers across the business and public sectors with a highly differentiated offering that tackles current industry challenges, such as high initial cost, difficulty of deploying cloud-based solutions, and slow adoption.
- Announcing first on-the-ground project with Sakaue Co. Ltd.
How product bundling simplifies the distribution challenge
Our big belief is that the telecom industry should start building global platforms with the aim of achieving network effects - like many of the adjacent industries in devices and apps. To enable this, we’re building a mobile core from the ground up, running it in the public cloud and offering it as-a-service globally. To make it even harder (and fun) for ourselves, we’re also developing a full, API-based global product ecosystem to give telecom operators new revenue and differentiation opportunities.
One of the questions we get from operators is how to distribute products to their subscribers. There are multiple ways to go about it, but in this post, we'll show how an operator can enable products for their subscribers in what we call bundling.
Atos and Working Group Two to deliver core-as-a-service to mobile operators worldwide
Atos and Working Group Two (wgtwo) are teaming up to provide operators with a simplified, end-to-end mobile network solution. It is based on wgtwo’s 4/5G cloud-native mobile core and on Atos’s full Next Generation Telecom Network portfolio, including cloud computing, edge and Open RAN technologies. Atos and wgtwo will jointly deliver “core-network-as-a-service” solutions.
Telco Tech Talk: Three CEOs on the future of the telecom industry, moving to the cloud and transforming company cultures
Meet Sigve Brekke (CEO, Telenor Group), Adam Selipsky (CEO, Amazon Web Services) and Erlend Prestgard (CEO, Working Group Two). They recently sat down to discuss questions like: How do you build a strong technology culture in tandem with a customer-centric culture? How do you think long-term but execute in the short term? How can companies in legacy industries transform themselves?
Q&A with Stephane: The evolution of the mobile core
We live, eat and sleep mobile core technology here at Working Group Two. What did a mobile core look like in the past and how is it developing? We threw three quick questions at Stephane Savonitto, a Core Network Engineer at Working Group Two. He has significant mobile core experience, from large network operators and equipment manufacturers.
Hello abundance, bye-bye complexity: With this new public API you can plug multiple switchboards into the call path - without knowing what a call path is
We love making telecom easier and scalable. This week we’ve released SIP Breakout, a new public API from Working Group Two. It simplifies the process of deploying SIP-enabled services, such as a PBX.
What we're building on the platform right now: 5GSA, 5GNSA, OCS, content filtering, VoNR, VoLTE on sXGP, VoLTE roaming, support for PBX from Telavox... and more
Our global mobile core platform is rapidly evolving. Here's what the team is building right now.
The business case for not needing a business case
You’ve heard these terms a million times: Managed services and software-as-a-service. At first glance, they appear deceptively similar. You wonder, how are they different again? Understanding the difference between them unlocks a perspective on where the telecom industry is heading.