MobiledgeX public mobile edge network goes live with Deutsche Telekom

MobiledgeX, an edge computing company founded by Deutsche Telekom, completed "what it calls the first public mobile edge network with DT in Germany." The article noted that building a similar edge network in the U.S. is more complicated because unlike European counterparts, most U.S. operators don’t own towers. Rather, companies like Crown Castle do, and Crown Castle is also a minority investor in Vapor IO, which launched the Kinetic Edge Alliance last week and is "developing an edge network of micro-data centers at the base of cell towers (and other locations) across the U.S."

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