5g Technology And Its Key Drivers: Cloud Computing And Cloud Radio Access Networks
This paper highlights the role of cloud technologies in 5G evolution along-with their fundamental concepts,
architecture and implementations. 5G technologies require breakthroughs in wireless network innovations and the way
subscribers use the internet. There is a demand for increase in data rates, processing power and storage capabilities. Cloud
computing and Cloud Radio Access Networks provide the necessary platform to achieve these changes.
Keywords: 5G technology, cloud computing, cloud-RAN, latency, virtualized RAN.