Wipro Plans 5G Collaboration with Telecom Infra Project

Wipro Limited (NYSE: WIT, BSE: 507685, NSE: WIPRO), a global information technology, consulting and business process services company, has announced it will work within the Telecom Infra Project (TIP) to drive 5G adoption in the global communications service provider and enterprise markets, the company said.

Launched in February 2016, TIP was started with the goal to accelerate the pace of innovation in the telecom industry. Wipro´s work within TIP will promote collaboration between Wipro´s 5G strategic initiative, academia and industry thought leaders across communications and Network Equipment Providers(NEP) industries worldwide.

As part of its strategic 5G initiative, Wipro is investing significantly in the creation of a TIP-based blueprint for a 5G MNO reference architecture and a next generation 5G operational model. Wipro´s 5G TIP investment addresses four key distinct areas:

Continuous physical end-to-end integration & validation of OpenRAN technologies developed within the TIP community

Creation of a cost-effective, autonomous 5G-ready next generation, widely open-source- based OSS/BSS platform that harnesses the power of machine learning and advanced analytics, unlocking new business models and revenue streams.

A modular end-to-end cyber security model

A new optimized operations model, leveraging hyper automation through Wipro HOLMESTM AI & Automation Platform

Wipro´s role will be to provide interoperability lab services and the end-to-end roll-out and transformation of 5G wireless networks with innovative software-based solutions.

Wipro Limited (NYSE: WIT, BSE: 507685, NSE: WIPRO) is a global information technology, consulting and business process services company.