Mobile operators are not the only ones taking advantage of network functions virtualization (NFV) and software-defined networking (SDN). CableLabs has been working on SDN and NFV since 2012 according to Phil McKinney, President and CEO of CableLabs.
FierceWirelessTech provides a full article referencing a study estimating that the NFV market will hit $11.6B in 2019.
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