SAN JOSE, Calif. – Harmonic today announced that Millicom, a leading provider of cable and mobile services in Latin America, primarily operating under the TIGO brand, has selected Harmonic as its strategic partner to build a cloud-based wireline broadband architecture for the future. Complementing Millicom's leadership in cloud-based 5G, Harmonic will deploy its industry-leading CableOS virtualized access solution across nine countries in the LATAM region.
Harmonic's expertise in network virtualization guarantees that Millicom's broadband architecture is future-ready as it responds to the global trends of rapidly growing internet consumption and network traffic. By adopting a virtualized access approach, Millicom can quickly evolve and scale its network in response to accelerating customer demand, market transformations and new business opportunities.
Millicom will deploy Harmonic's CableOS solution in a hybrid centralized and distributed access architecture (DAA) through core software and a combination of Remote-PHY (R-PHY) nodes and shelves for unparalleled flexibility. Millicom will also deploy Harmonic's CableOS Central always-connected cloud management service to translate rich real-time network data into a higher-quality consumer experience.
Over the next two years, approximately 60% of service providers (both large and small) will adopt virtualization on a wide scale across their networks, according to the latest survey report from Ovum. Why are providers making these moves? Is there an easy way to start?
Learn how and why service providers are using virtualization to transform their networks. This webinar will look at how providers are leveraging virtualization to create more flexible and agile networks while also providing a better customer experience. Expert speakers from netElastic and Heavy Reading will address the industry drivers for network virtualization, the benefits that can be realized, the challenges to face and the results of virtualization being achieved by providers today.
Key topics will include:
Current network infrastructure and the move to virtualization
Benefits and challenges of network virtualization
How providers can get started
Service provider success stories: the decision to virtualize, the solution, and results