Release 16 architecture also significantly simplifies operators’ ability to monetize 5G IoT, a market expected to grow rapidly. McKinsey & Company estimates that the total revenue for 5G IoT modules will increase from US$180m in 2022 to over US$10bn by 2030. This requires operators to put in place robust 5G Data Management solutions that can handle real-time authentication and securely share data across billions of devices. Stratum provides these capabilities in an open, cloud native manner. It enables the data to be written and updated once and read anywhere - from the core to the edge seamlessly and instantly.
“Our research found that one third of operators will look to deploy 5G SA over the next two years and the transition from 4G to 5G is well underway”, said Indranil Chatterjee, Chief Customer Officer at Enea. “The Stratum interface will help operators to transition their subscriber data from 4G seamlessly and leverage all of the benefits that come with Release 16.”