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ZTE says AI will be unavoidable in next wave of virtualized networks

Telco AI (artificial intelligence) is gaining ground as a technique for operators to improve optimization of their networks, improve understanding of their customers, and take steps towards full automation. ZTE has been a particularly strong advocate, and last week it presented its latest developments to a seminar on network intelligence, held by the SDN/NFV Industry Alliance in Beijing. The SDNFVIA was founded in 2015 by CAICT (China Academy of Information and Communications Technology) to promote innovative SDN and NFV commercial deployments. One of its key concerns, of course, has been the issue of management and orchestration (MANO) in virtualized networks, a vital area, but one split between rival approaches such as that of ONAP (Open Network Automation Protocol) and ETSI’s…

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