Contributing to the Future of Telco

MATRIXX is helping redefine the standards for the next era of telecommunications

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The 3rd Generation Partnership Project (3GPP) unites multiple organizations to define and maintain the technology standards for mobile telecommunication services, including new standards for 5G. Member-driven, 3GPP specifications are developed in Working Groups.


Where MATRIXX Is Contributing

3GPP Project Coordination Group (PCG)

TSG RAN (Radio Access Network)

  • RAN WG2
    Radio Layer 2 & 3, Radio Resource Control
  • RAN WG4
    Radio Performance & Protocol Aspects

TSG CT (Core Network & Terminals)

  • CT WG1
    User Equipment – Core Network Protocols
  • CT WG3
    Interworking with External Networks & Policy & Charging Control
  • CT WG4
    Core Network Protocols (Open API)

TSG SA (Service & System Aspects)

  • SA WG1
    System & Services
  • SA WG2
    System Architecture & Services
  • SA WG5
    Management, Orchestration & Charging
  • SA WG6
    Application Enablement & Critical Communication Applications

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The Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF) hosts critical components of the global technology infrastructure. Running the largest open source developer conferences, CNCF brings together the world’s top developers, end-users and vendors.


Where MATRIXX Is Contributing

CNF Working Group

  • Defining best practices for cloud native + Kubenative networking applications, aka CNFs (Cloud Native Network Functions)

CNF Test Suite

  • Developing a test suite that can evaluate conformance to cloud native + Kubernative best practices derived in the CNF Working Group

LF Networking (LFN) software and projects provide platforms and building blocks for network infrastructure and services across service providers, cloud providers, enterprises, vendors and system integrators for rapid interoperability, deployment and adoption.


Where MATRIXX Is Contributing

Anuket Assured
Marc Price, CTO, Co-Chair

  • Establishing a new conformance program for cloud infrastructure and cloud native workloads along with continuing support for VM based infrastructure and workloads

5G Super Blueprint

  • Exploring interop opportunities between open source and commercial 5G applications and platforms

ONAP CNF Taskforce

  • Coordinating to ensure requirements and tests are established for purposes of inclusion in the Anuket Assured conformance program

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TM Forum is an alliance of 850+ global companies working together to break down technology and cultural barriers between digital service providers, technology suppliers, consultancies and systems integrators. With TM Forum fostering an open, collaborative environment and practical support, it enables communications service providers and suppliers to transform their business operations quickly, capitalize on the opportunities presented in a rapidly evolving digital world and thrive in the digital era.


Where MATRIXX Is Contributing

Catalyst Projects

Participating in TM Forum Catalyst projects to drive industry adoption of Open APIs and cloud native solutions for the monetization of 5G

  • Digital Business Marketplace Phase 4
  • Augmented Reality Using 5G

Open APIs

Adopting Open APIs to simplify and speed up the integration of BSS/OSS in particular new open digital architectures

Open Digital Architecture

Influencing the Open Digital Architecture (ODA) and evolving our MATRIXX Digital Commerce Platform to adopt architectural best practices

The Telecom Infra Project (TIP) is a global community of companies and organizations working together to accelerate the development and deployment of open, disaggregated and standards-based technology solutions that deliver the high-quality connectivity that the world needs — now and in the decades to come.


Where MATRIXX Is Contributing

Open Core Network (Applications & Service Workstream)

  • Defining requirements for interop between open source core network functions and commercial applications like the MATRIXX 4G/5G convergent charging solution
  • Contributing to the development of core network requirements for private 5G

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