MATRIXX is helping redefine the standards for the next era of telecommunications
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)
Radio Layer 2 & 3, Radio Resource Control
Radio Performance & Protocol Aspects
TSG CT (Core Network & Terminals)
User Equipment – Core Network Protocols
Interworking with External Networks & Policy & Charging Control
Core Network Protocols (Open API)
TSG SA (Service & System Aspects)
System & Service Requirements
System Architecture & Services
Management, Orchestration & Charging Gerald Görmer, MATRIXX, Chair of the SA5 Charging Working Group
Application Enablement & Critical Communication Applications
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.
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
Developing a Kubernetes based intent automation solution for infrastructure and network functions
Defining, developing and testing APIs that expose network capabilities to enable Network as a Service (NaaS)
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.
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
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.
Actively collaborating with industry teams in member projects to advance the Open Digital Architecture (ODA) with componentization, application of cloud native principles and further interoperability through Open APIs.
Advancing Open APIs within the area of usage and balance management
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.
TIP Compliance Ribbons
Awarded for MATRIXX compliance to Open Core Network technical specifications
Awarded for MATRIXX CHF Charging Bridge compliance to Open Core Network technical specifications
Where MATRIXX Has Contributed
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