C-RAN and 5G take transport to new capacity and latency levels

C-RAN and 5G take transport to new capacity and latency levels

Trends in backhaul, fronthaul, xhaul and mmW

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C-RAN and 5G create much stricter latency and capacity requirements for backhaul and fronthaul, and expand the role of fronthaul in transport. In this report we discuss the evolution of backhaul and fronthaul, the emergence of xhaul/midhaul models, and the use of mmW for backhaul and fronthaul.

The report includes an analyst report and features interviews with:
– Telefónica Argentina
– Nokia
– KDDI Research
– InfoVista
– Fujitsu Network Communications
– ExteNet
– EXFO