Everything 5G Stack

The STL Everything 5G stack assists you in dominating your competitors. It is the most powerful technological enabler guiding enterprise-first, marketplace-centric initiatives beyond connectivity. Our 5G stack is an unrivalled collection of 5G CHF, PCF, service provisioning, public cloud BSS, tried-and-true procedures, and cloud-native architecture for creating, orchestrating, and monetizing 5G services across several sectors. The 5G protocol, or NR protocol stack, is very similar to the LTE (4G) protocol stack and contains two categories depending on the direction of the data to be processed: Read More..

  1. User Plane Stack - If the data is signalling or controlling a message, it is sent/forwarded via the control plane.
  2. Control Plane (C-Plane) Stack - The user plane is where user data is sent/forwarded. Control and user plane stacks are nearly identical in construction. The diagram indicates they have the same structure for the PHY, MAC, RLC, and PDCP layers. On the other hand, the layers above the PDCP layer are distinct. Look at the figures below to quickly grasp and understand them. The primary goal is to understand how the 5G protocol stack looks. Read Less..

Everything 5G Stack Solutions for Monetization

The function of
5G Convergent Charging
Rules Function

The 5G charging function (5G CHF) enables payments (acknowledges how much a user should be charged for services consumed) and helps CSPs develop new services and offers and push them out to customers quickly and efficiently. STL's award-winning, cloud-native, 5G policy & charging rules function (dPCRF) is designed to help telcos achieve genuine convergence by leveraging best-of-breed architecture and microservices design patterns.

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Adaptive policy control function for 5g

STL's 5G policy control system includes auto-scaling, zero-touch updates, and self-healing capabilities and is powered by contemporary web-scale architecture. It allows CSPs to prepare for 5G requirements by supporting EDGE-based installations. It improves response time while reducing network load and optimizing resource usage. It offers a next-generation 5G solution that enables CSPs to offer service elasticity, data monetization, and process improvement.

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Creation of the 5g partner ecosystem

The network supply and operation, system integration, test and validation, device manufacturing, consulting, and system integration are all parts of the quickly growing 5G ecosystem. Compared to 4G, which took seven years to achieve 100 million subscriptions, GSA forecasts that 5G will grow more quickly. The STL Enterprise Marketplace platform is the direct link between CSPs, clients, and partners, fostering more cooperation and sharing the benefits of 5G services.

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5g orchestration & network
provisioning is driven
by catalogue

5G allows communication service providers (CSPs) to slice shared physical and virtualized resources across RAN and core networks. STL's Unified Product Catalogue (UPC) is an omnichannel accelerator for any-play services. Its 5G options for enterprise and retail offer a full ecosystem for packaging and categorizing digital services and goods.

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Don't adopt 5G. Own OG (Opportunity of the Generation)

Any Service
Real-time Policy Design
Policy Design
as a Service
B2B2X Business Model
Business Model



Monetization supporting multi-sided business model


Policy control from 5G network slice to devices


End to end Digital Partner Management


Enterprise focused solution for XaaS economy


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Digital Policy and Charging Rules Function

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Enterprise Marketplace

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5G Network Slicing Use Cases-Tracing Untold Possibilities

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5G Everthing Stack

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Different Sectors Under the 5G Ecosystem

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A: The promise of 5G may be delivered with ultra-low latency, better network speeds and capacity, more connected devices, and the implementation of potential virtual networks thanks to the key economic model known as 5G monetization (network slicing). The 5G era is altering the digital landscape because it provides evolving opportunities like edge computing, virtualization, and slicing. According to the TM Forum, businesses that can use 5G to enhance workflows and data-sharing, such as manufacturing and healthcare organizations, will account for 50% of revenue. In the 5G economy, there are rising levels of innovation and extremely high client expectations.

A: Several technologies, such as augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality (VR), are making the disruption of 5G a reality and introducing new experiences to both the consumer and business markets. Businesses are investigating innovative services like drones for various services, remote maintenance guidance, and new business models that enable B2B and B2B2X.

Since 5G delivers gigabit data rates with low latency, high dependability, and availability, there is an urgent need to move toward 5G. Additionally, it creates a significant opportunity for ecosystem partners and digital telecom firms to work together. The 5G wireless technology goal is to provide peak data speeds of multiple gigabits per second.

A: 1. Network-as-a-Service:�Consider NaaS to be a business subscription service. This business model allows on-demand purchases for businesses to customize their 5G networks to their needs.

2. Value-added services:�Having 5G is insufficient for CSPs. Added-value services establish hazy connections between the services a CSP can provide and the businesses they must collaborate with to manage and optimize the network. CSPs collaborate with music venues and sporting facilities in business-to-consumer to provide immersive, live experiences using their 5G networks.

3. Network slicing:�A provider wishes to provide fixed wireless access and improved mobile security. Based on customer needs, each slice complies with service-specific regulations.

4. What is 5G policy control and charging functionality? �A: One of the 5G core networks is functional for billing and policy control. It helps with flow-based billing, policy enforcement, and service data flow detection. Next-generation communications service providers can offer a variety of use cases as full 5G solutions thanks to PCRF.

Aspects of 5G PCRF:

  • Constant network and subscriber policy management
  • A centralized view of subscriber context from the device, network, location, and billing data.�
  • Effective network traffic routing and scheduling.
  • Data-based insights on bandwidth management and revenue assurance.
  • Premium voice services are different for the customer.
  • Giving emergency calls on next-generation networks priority.

Policy control and charging functionality is one of the Network function of the 5G core network. It assists service data flow detection, policy enforcement, and flow-based charging. PCRF allows next-generation communications service providers (CSPs) to provide diverse use cases as a complete solution. Features of 5G PCRF

1. Real-time management of the network and subscriber policy
2. Effective routing and scheduling of network traffic
3. Centralized view of subscriber context from device, network, location, and billing data
4. Data-based insights into revenue assurance and bandwidth management
5. Premium differentiated voice services to the user(s)
6. Prioritizing calls to emergency numbers in next-gen networks

According to predictions made by data and analytics business Global Data, introducing 5G mobile broadband in India will boost data usage by 29% and increase data revenue by 67% between 2020 and 2026.

However, it was stated that because of increasing data fees and smartphone prices and the uncertainties surrounding consumer acceptance of 5G, most mobile users would remain using 4G services.

Source: https://www.business-standard.com/article/economy-policy/india-s-5g-revenues-are-projected-to-hit-9-billion-by-2026-says-report-122031501361_1.html

According to the government, by the end of the year, it wants to see 5G networks in at least 20 towns and cities.

A: Unprecedented levels of connection will be made possible by 5G, which will upgrade 4G networks with five core functional drivers:
  • High reliability/availability
  • Large machine-type communications
  • Ultra-reliable low latency communication
  • Efficient energy utilization

A: 5G is strong on its own. There are numerous prospects for network monetization when combined with technologies like the Internet of Things (IoT) and augmented reality. Take a look at all these five instances:
  1. Drones
  2. The Internet of Things (IoT)
  3. Augmented reality (AR) and mixed reality (MR)
  4. Artificial Intelligence (AI)
  5. Autonomous vehicles

A: Nokia and Ericsson, a Nordic partnership, had successful years in 2021. Ericsson had one of its greatest years ever because of the robust cash flow from its core network business. Nokia, meanwhile, demonstrated that its turnaround is proceeding as planned, with a significant improvement in margins and a return to profitability - even if it still needs to grow its RAN market share in 2022. All suppliers now aim to build technologies and solutions that allow their CSP customers to monetize 5G networks, as most of the biggest operators have already deployed their 5G networks.

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