In this talk Swisscom share their observations from working for the past two years on the deployment of their 5G Core platform.
In particular, while Kubernetes allows for full life-cycle automation of telco network functions, they see the need for four improvements areas:
- Independence between network functions and the underlying infrastructure;
- Increasing the maturity of configuration and state management of network functions;
- Some constraints of the 3GPP architecture; and
- The need for service observability.