The Media industry is gradually finding a fertile environment and expanding its offerings over transportation means. More and more transport...
Intracom SA Telecom Solutions (ICOM) is a global telecommunication systems & solutions vendor operating for over 40 years in the market. The company innovates in the areas of small-cell backhaul, wireless transmission and broadband wireless access and has successfully deployed its industry leading point-to-point and point-to-multipoint packet radio systems worldwide. Intracom Telelecom offers a competitive portfolio of revenue-generating telco software solutions and a complete range of ICT services, focusing on big data analytics, converged networking and cloud computing for operators and private, public and government clouds. Intracom Telelecom has extensive know-how and a proven track record in the telecommunications market, serving more than 100 renowned customers in over 70 countries. The company develops and provides products, solutions and professional services primarily for fixed and mobile telecom operators, public authorities and large public and private enterprises. The company employs more than 1,700 highly-skilled professionals and operates own R&D and production facilities. Its subsidiaries span across Europe, Russia and the CIS, the Middle East and Africa, Asia and North America.
The company invests significantly in R&D developing cutting-edge products and integrated solutions that ensure customer satisfaction, with an investment of 7% of annual revenues and 18% of staff. Intracom Telelecom has participated so far in more than 120 international innovative research projects working in collaboration with eminent academic and research institutions. Intracom Telelecom research activities include the areas of 5G, next generation/future internet, NFV/SDN, IoT interoperability, energy management and smart grids.
Role within 5G-VICTORI
Intracom Telelecom will contribute to the use CDN and smart energy metering requirements, as well as with specifications for the wireless backhaul support of the 5G-VICTORΙ use cases that will be run on the 5G-VINNI infrastructure in Patras facility site. Contributions will be made for the integration of the use cases (vCDN components. application level components as MEC hosted VNFs), including slicing operations. Intracom Telelecom will support the Media as well as the energy and Infrastructure Asset monitoring services. Finally, wireless backhaul support for the 5G-VICTORI use cases by leveraging and extending, based on the use case needs, the 5G-VINNI infrastructure in Patras facility site. Moreover, Intracom Telelecom will integrate, validate and support the field trial operations in the case of the Media Services, with a particular focus on vCDN primitives at the MEC-level. Moreover, Intracom Telelecom will contribute to the integration efforts of the Smart Energy Metering use case.
Intracom Telelecom is a telecommunications vendor and system integrator with a long international presence. Intracom Telelecom’s wide solution portfolio includes a full-service content delivery network commercial solution, namely fs|CDN™, for the realization of live (adaptive) streaming/TV services, including mobile platform support. At the same time, Intracom Telelecom has a long track record in research with participation in numerous EU research projects, and a presence in the 5G PPP efforts throughout all phases. Within these research projects Intracom Telelecom has also developed significant expertise on the domain of NFV/MEC MANO, with a particular focus on content distribution services, coupling this way its commercial activities, both on the CDN and the NFV/Virtualization domains. It is also important to note the participation of Intracom Telelecom in the core set of partners establishing the Patras (Greece) 5G-VINNI site, to be employed by 5G-VICTORI. This is expected to provide valuable experience with the specificities of the testbed, which will be contributed to 5G- VICTORI. In all, Intracom Telelecom’s combined industrial/commercial and research experience and expertise, is expected to fulfil the demanding requirements of the project.
Large scale trials for Railway, Energy, Media and Factories of the Future planned 5G-VICTORI is funded by the EU program...