5G ESSENCE stands for Architectural Approach for the Provision of Enhanced 5G Network Facilities.
5G ESSENCE addresses the paradigms of Edge Cloud computing and Small Cell as a Service by fuelling the drivers and removing the barriers in the Small Cell market, forecasted to grow at an impressive pace up to 2020 and beyond and to play a key role in the 5G ecosystem. 5G ESSENCE provides a highly flexible and scalable platform, able to support new business models and revenue streams by creating a neutral host market and reducing operational costs by providing new opportunities for ownership, deployment, operation and amortisation.
IS-Wireless is working on the development of the MAC scheduler for multi-RAT in a centralized deployments of the C-RAN networks. Moreover IS-Wireless introduced the VCF (Virtual Composition Framework) which is a toolbox for VNF providers designed to support (and enable) VNF operation but also augment (complement) functionalities which VNF providers (or OTT) are not able to provide.