Accenture launches 5G acceleration services

Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has launched a new set of services for communications service providers (CSPs), network operators, device manufacturers and non-traditional mobile network operators — such as multiple-system operators, Internet software and platform players and over-the-top content suppliers, the company said.

Accenture worked closely with companies across all areas of the communications industry to define the primary challenges slowing down 5G deployment. The most common of these include: spectrum planning and feasibility, use cases and new business models, device strategy, network deployment management and operational complexity.

To help the industry address these challenges, Accenture has created 5G Acceleration Services, which will initially focus on: 5G strategy, use cases, and business models, Device innovation, Network deployment approach, Architectural and platform innovation.

Accenture is a global professional services company, providing a broad range of services and solutions in strategy, consulting, digital, technology and operations. Combining unmatched experience and specialized skills across more than 40 industries and all business functions — underpinned by the world´s largest delivery network — Accenture works at the intersection of business and technology to help clients improve their performance and create sustainable value for their stakeholders. With 449,000 people serving clients in more than 120 countries, Accenture drives innovation to improve the way the world works and lives.