5G Network Slicing: Technical and Commercial Considerations

Price: Starting at USD 4,500
Publish Date: 14 Jun 2022
Code: AN-5059
Research Type: Research Analysis
5G Network Slicing: Technical and Commercial Considerations
RELATED SERVICE: 5G Core & Edge Networks
Actionable Benefits

Actionable Benefits

  • Identify key motivations and opportunities that are associated with ongoing adoption of End-to-End (E2E) 5G slicing.
  • Understand commercial and technical challenges that are associated with E2E 5G slicing.
  • Develop a deeper understanding 5G slicing architectures and management elements, associated use cases and 5G slicing standards.
Critical Questions Answered

Critical Questions Answered

  • How can the telco industry capitalize on the digitization of industries with new commercial approaches around E2E 5G slicing?
  • What are the key drivers for E2E 5G slicing in the industry and how it can help Communications Service Providers (CSPs) bolster their competitive positioning in the marketplace?
  • What are some of the key commercial services that are fit for 5G slicing?
  • What new capabilities and investment does the industry need to succeed with 5G slicing?
  • What are some fundamental commercial differences between slicing in private networks and slicing in public networks?
Research Highlights

Research Highlights

  • Analysis of potential commercial product packages that provide synergies and value if combined.
  • An overview of five key steps that can potentially accelerate adoption of 5G slicing in the market.
  • Analysis of current challenges from technology, commercial, and ecosystem perspectives, and an overview of potential solutions to mitigate those challenges.
  • An overview of complexity specifics that characterize the ecosystem and capabilities that can address the complexity.
  • An overview of key standardization bodies for E2E 5G slicing and their role in helping accelerate 5G slicing enterprise standards.
Who Should Read This?

Who Should Read This?

  • Technologist and key technical decision makers for (re)designing and architecting commercially viable 5G slicing product packages.
  • Innovation leaders and strategy executives who need to understand how to match up 5G slicing to new commercial opportunities and high-value use cases.
  • C-level executives who need to understand key distinctions between monetizing 5G private network slices and monetizing public network slices.

Table of Contents

1. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

2. RECOMMENDATIONS

3. MARKET TRENDS FOR 5G SLICING

3.1. Motivations for 5G Slicing
3.2. Timeline for 5G Slicing Commercial Deployments

4. 5G SLICING TECHNICAL OVERVIEW

4.1. 5G E2E Network Slicing Architecture
4.2. 5G Slice Architecture for Service Logic
4.3. 5G Slice Management and Orchestration

5. PRIVATE VERSUS PUBLIC NETWORKS

5.1. Private Networks
5.2. Public Networks
5.3. Commercial Services Fit for 5G Slicing
5.4. 5G Slicing Product Packages

6. 5G SLICING CHALLENGES

6.1. Challenges for 5G E2E Slicing
6.2. 5G Network Slice Complexity
6.3. Technology Maturity of 5G Slicing
6.4. 5G Slicing Standardization
6.5. Other Key Technology Pillars for 5G E2E Slicing
6.6. Five-Step Action Plan for the Industry

7. MARKET FORECAST FOR 5G SLICING

7.1. Methodology

8. PROFILES OF SELECTED COMMERCIAL ENTITIES

8.1. Use Cases
8.2. Vendor Profiles