Telecom | Why Red Hat is scoring and will score in field of 5G

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Telecom industry across the globe is at its peak to revolutionize 5G network. Redhat Openshift plays a vital role in providing infrastructure and platform capabilities necessary for deploying and managing network functions and applications that run on top of 5G networks. This has led the industry to transform its technology and resulted in drastic increase in Redhat Openshift Engineers Job market.

Lets get to the bottom | A different angle

  1. What is 5G
  2. Services offered in 5G
  3. Redhat Openshift and eMBB | 5G
  4. Interview Focus area

What is 5G

  • Live streaming
  • OTT platforms
  • VR gaming
  • Education
  • Simulations
  • Sensors
  • Soil and crop monitoring
  • Automated irrigation systems
  • Drone-based surveillance
  • High speed internet
  • Manufacturing
  • Healthcare
  • Retail
  • Transportation
  • Real-time remote medical consultations and surgeries
  • Real time control of heavy machinery in mines or offshore platforms

All of us are aware of above services and all those are enabled by 5G. 5th Generation of wireless technology for digital cellular networks. Quick example : We are watching live streaming, movies, series without any buffer – thanks to 5G.

Main features :

  • Higher data speed : upto 10Gbps
  • Lower Latency
  • Increase connectivity
  • Improve Network Efficiency
  • Wider coverage

Services offered in 5G :

Hope below details will ring a bell while comparing to the usage of services

  • Enhanced Mobile Broadband (eMBB)

– Faster internet speed to smartphones, Streaming HD video, Gaming, VR

  • Ultra-Reliable Low-Latency Communications (URLLC)

– Self driving cars, Infrastructure, real-time road-traffic efficiency, remote surgery

  • Massive Machine Type Communications (mMTC):

– Support large number of IoT devices : Smart lighting, traffic mgmt, env monitoring, sensors and drone to monitor crop health, soil moisture, automated watering and harvesting

  • Fixed Wireless Access (FWA):

– Wireless access with higher speed, reliable

  • Industrial IoT:

Improving tracking, monitoring of goods in transit – real-time data on location and delivery times

  • Healthcare:

– Telemedicine, remote patient monitoring, high quality video consultations

  • Entertainment and Media:

– Multi angle video streaming, VR

Redhat Openshift and eMBB | 5G :

Enhanced Mobile Broadband (eMBB)

Remote education learning , media companies leverage 5G for streaming high definition videos, 360 degree videos to users, live sports, concerts and events

Now, all above mentioned services are applications written in some languages, build, deployed on platforms. All these applications go through several updates, scaling based on user demand. Redhat Openshift – Enterprise kubernetes distribution can help in deployment, management of these applications by offering a robust, scalable and flexible container orchestration platform. Openshift is supporting eMBB in below aspects

  • Scalability
  • Edge computing
  • CICD
  • NFV (Network Function Virtualization)
  • Containerization and Microservices

Interview Focus area :

These objects are essential for container orchestration, networking, storage, security, and more. While you prepare for a telecom company interview, make sure you focus on below areas too along with troubleshooting scenario.

PODs Deployment

Services Ingress

Secrets Configmap


NetworkPolicy HPA

Operators Statefulset