Operator Platform Group

Operator Platform Group

Bringing together developers, operators, platform providers and the broader ecosystem to transform MEC Services and create the level of commonality required to achieve global, interoperable scale

What is Operator Platform Group?

The Operator Platform Group is open to the wider edge-ecosystem and beyond brings together operators, platform developers, edge cloud providers, Standards Developing Organisations (SDOs), Open Source Projects, industry for and market participants.

The Operator Platform defines a common platform exposing operator services/capabilities to customers/developers in the 5G-era in a connect once, connect to many models. The first phase of the platform focuses on Edge which will be expanded in future phases with other capabilities such as connectivity, slicing and IPComms.

The Operator Platform Group is made up of over 40 of the world’s leading operators and over 25 key ecosystem partners and is focused on developing requirements to deliver a common solution to the ecosystem. The OPG meet weekly to work on requirements and bringing the Operator Platform to market.

Recently, the Operator Platform Group released its initial set of requirements which focuses on the core functionality of the platform and enabling edge services, from September the Operator Platform Group will focus on further developing requirements and with the TEC Forum activities, bringing products and services to market.

If you would like to get involved or would like more information, contact futurenetworks@gsma.com. 

 

Explore our resources

GSMA Operator Platform Telco Edge Requirements 2021

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Tuesday 29 Jun 2021 | 5G | All Projects | Operator Platform | Resources | Telco Edge |

This document provides a high-level architecture set of requirements defining the operator platform and how it should expose edge capabilities within an operator network and other, federated networks to edge application providers. This ...

5G Live: Multi-Operator Edge Experience Catch Up

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Friday 5 Mar 2021 | 5G Live Webinar Series | All Projects | Operator Platform | Resources |

Watch the GSMA 5G Live: Multi-Operator Edge Experience and download the speakers’ presentations.

Operator Platform Evolution: Use Cases and Concepts

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Friday 26 Feb 2021 | 5G | All Projects | Operator Platform | Resources |

This whitepaper highlights the ongoing work from the operator platform group in key areas such as roaming, container support and use cases that rely on key operator platform capabilities.

GSMA Thrive Asia Pacific: 5G Live: Telco Edge Operator Platform Catch Up

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Wednesday 4 Nov 2020 | 5G | 5G Video Series | All Projects | Operator Platform | Operator Platform | Resources | Telco Edge | Telco Edge Cloud | Thrive | Thrive APAC 5G Live |

In this webinar, key speakers shared insights into Operator Platform and Telco Edge Cloud, discussed Multi-Operator MEC initiative and explained 5G Cloud Mobile Edge Computing (MEC) Applications and Use Cases.

GSMA Thrive North America: 5G Live: Operator Platform Catch Up

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Friday 30 Oct 2020 | 5G | 5G Live Webinar Series | All Projects | North America 5G Live | Operator Platform | Resources | Thrive |

In this webinar, hear about the latest developments of Telco Edge Operator Platform in North America.

GSMA Operator Platform Telco Edge Proposal Whitepaper

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Tuesday 27 Oct 2020 | 5G | All Projects | Operator Platform | Resources | Telco Edge |

The Operator Telco Edge Proposal whitepaper acts as a next step following the release of the Operator Platform Concept whitepaper, which introduced the opportunity that the Enterprise segment offers for operators in the 5G-era and vice versa.

Telco Edge Cloud: Edge Service Description & Commercial Principles Whitepaper

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Tuesday 27 Oct 2020 | 5G | Operator Platform | Resources | Telco Edge |

The Edge Cloud inherits most principles, mechanisms, and tools from the traditional cloud, but provides customers with additional benefits as the edge brings proximity to the end-user devices, enabling characteristics like lower ...