KT chooses Viavi's xSIGHT for NFV Open Lab

Viavi Solutions (NASDAQ: VIAV) has been chosen by KT, South Korea´s largest telecommunications service provider, to support collaborative development of innovative network technologies and services, the company said.

As a visionary pioneer in telecommunications, KT is developing next-generation networks, and is planning to deliver 5G services at the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics in 2018.

The company is committed to implementing innovative network technologies to meet the complex and contradictory requirements of 5G and IoT–such as massive data processing, as well as varying bandwidth and latency for different devices and applications–on one network.

KT´s strategy centers on software-defined infrastructure (SDI), and the carrier has launched the SDI Open Eco Alliance to encourage industry collaboration to develop, standardize, and test SDI core technologies in all areas of infrastructure from core network to access network, and to realize next-generation enterprise information and communications services.

Viavi is a global provider of network test, monitoring and assurance solutions to communications service providers, enterprises and their ecosystems, supported by a worldwide channel community including Viavi Velocity Solution Partners. We deliver end-to-end visibility across physical, virtual and hybrid networks, enabling customers to optimize connectivity, quality of experience and profitability.