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Capacity Media: Reliance Jio joins open networking project as focus moves to cloud

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Indian operator Reliance Jio has become a member of the Linux Foundation’s open source project, joining operators such as AT&T, Bell Canada and Orange that are working towards cloud operation.

Jio, owned by Reliance Industries, is building an LTE-only network in India that is leading to a significant restructuring by competitive operators. It has become a member of the Open Network Automation Platform (Onap), which is promoting virtualisation and open ecosystems.

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Global Telecoms Business: Jio joins Onap open networking project

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Indian operator Reliance Jio has become a member of the Linux Foundation’s open source project, joining operators such as AT&T, Bell Canada and Orange that are working towards cloud operation. Jio, owned by Reliance Industries, is building an LTE-only network in India that is leading to a significant restructuring by competitive operators. It has become a member of the Open Network Automation Platform (Onap), which is promoting virtualisation and open ecosystems.

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Light Reading: Indigo: A new shade of AT&T

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Perhaps more so than other major events, this one has become something of a measuring stick of the industry’s progress on a couple of key things — adoption of virtualization and cloud-native technologies, and embracing of open source approaches.

It has also become a place where new trends and challenges emerge and begin to be discussed and charted. Along those lines, my list of key takeaways involves some things from both categories — the new and uncharted and the charted progress of the familiar.

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Telco Transformation: China Mobile Ramps Up With ONAP

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ONAP took a final curtain call at the Open Networking Summit Thursday morning when AT&T’s Chris Rice and Yang Zhiqiang, the deputy general manager of the China Mobile Research Institute, took to the stage for the conference’s final keynote.

It has been a busy week here in Santa Clara for the Open Network Automation Platform (ONAP) with the announcement of its governing board, a date set for its first release and new member announcements from companies including Ciena, Reliance Jio, Microsoft, Ciena, New H3C Technologies, Wind River and the Department of Energy (DoE). (See ONAP Announces Code Release, Officers, New Members and ONAP Takes Center Stage at ONS.)

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Fierce Telecom: AT&T’s Rice: ONAP will help the industry take advantage of ECOMP and Open-O

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AT&T says this week’s release of the Open Network Automation Platform (ONAP) code into open source is a call to action for SDN developers to take an active role in the software-centric evolution taking place in the telecom industry.

Chris Rice, ONAP chair and SVP of AT&T Labs, said in a blog post that ONAP puts network developers in a position to drive the development of new services and applications.

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SDX Central: AT&T Runs Open Source White Box Switch in its Live Network

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At the Open Networking Summit (ONS) this week, AT&T executives talked about a live field trial the company conducted in late March with multiple suppliers where it tested an open source, white box switch carrying customer traffic.

Creating this white box switch was a group effort with the help of several vendors, including Barefoot Networks, Broadcom, Delta Electronics, Edgecore Networks, Intel, and SnapRoute.

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