Jeff Storey: 5 ms to Edge on Level 3 fiber

CEO Storey of CenturyLink can reach 95% of 2,000 sites of a large customer in 5 ms over fiber. That’s much faster than 5G wireless, which averages 30 ms or ~15 ms with an Edge Network. Part of the 5G claimed business case is that the 5G latency is needed for Edge servers. But Century/Level … Read moreJeff Storey: 5 ms to Edge on Level 3 fiber

Verizon Cloud up and running. Q4 to the Edge

Quietly, CFO Matt Ellis told Morgan Stanley, “The company‚Äôs Mobile Edge Computing platform, which will enable real-time enterprise applications, is expected to launch in fourth-quarter 2019.” As previously reported, Verizon has been showing off an Edge Network designed for 15-25 milliseconds on 5G and 25-40 ms on LTE. Verizon is not just building 5G; it … Read moreVerizon Cloud up and running. Q4 to the Edge