TPG Telecom opens Innovation Lab in Sydney
TPG Telecom has opened an Innovation Lab at Glebe in Sydney to drive product and technology, including network virtualisation and emerging 5G applications for industry. A first of its kind for TPG Telecom, it will provide a single integrated site for vendors to trial emerging 5G-related technologies.
The Innovation Lab comprises an on-site data centre and rooftop mobile site, allowing vendors to partner with TPG Telecom to accelerate the adoption of solutions including vRAN, Mobile Edge computing, mobile private networks and Open RAN. The first vendor partner to utilise the laboratory will be Samsung.
It will also enable TPG Telecom to benchmark and understand the potential return on investment of different vendor radio technology through onsite trials.