EU H2020 (5G PPP), budget of 7.9M EUR, 21 partners including SMEs,
5G ESSENCE stands for Architectural Approach for the Provision of Enhanced 5G Network Facilities.
5G ESSENCE addresses the paradigms of Edge Cloud computing and Small Cell as a Service by fuelling the drivers and removing the barriers in the Small Cell market, forecasted to grow at an impressive pace up to 2020 and beyond and to play a key role in the 5G ecosystem. 5G ESSENCE provides a highly flexible and scalable platform, able to support new business models and revenue streams by creating a neutral host market and reducing operational costs by providing new opportunities for ownership, deployment, operation and amortisation.
IS-Wireless is working on the development of the MAC scheduler for multi-RAT in a centralized deployments of the C-RAN networks. Moreover IS-Wireless introduced the VCF (Virtual Composition Framework) which is a toolbox for VNF providers designed to support (and enable) VNF operation but also augment (complement) functionalities which VNF providers (or OTT) are not able to provide.