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1. (WO2018103826) SCALABLE MOBILE NETWORK

Pub. No.:    WO/2018/103826    International Application No.:    PCT/EP2016/079925
Publication Date: Fri Jun 15 01:59:59 CEST 2018 International Filing Date: Wed Dec 07 00:59:59 CET 2016
IPC: H04L 12/24
Applicants: NOKIA SOLUTIONS AND NETWORKS OY
Inventors: HOLMA, Maunu Elias
VAHTERA, Tomi Mikael
HARTIKAINEN, Juha Ilmari
Title: SCALABLE MOBILE NETWORK
Abstract:
A method and an arrangement in a mobile communication network infrastructure are provided. The solution comprises implementing (300) core network and radio access network parts of the mobile communication network utilising a single layer of virtualized network function (VNF) components, where a given VNF component is designated to serve a given user equipment. At least part of traffic directed to given user equipment is routed (302) through a routing arrangement comprising a set of routers to the VNF component serving the user equipment. When the VNF component serving the user equipment is changed, the routing arrangement is updated (304) with the change.