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Fundamentals of EMS, NMS and OSS/BSS by Jithesh Sathyan

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Chapter 21

NGOSS

This chapter is about TeleManagement Forum’s (TMF) New Generation Operations Systems and Software (NGOSS). The chapter is intended to give the reader a basic understanding of NGOSS concepts and life cycle. This author suggests reading TeleManagemet Forum publications for a deep understanding of NGOSS concepts and components.

21.1 Introduction

Let us start by discussing why TMF introduced NGOSS. The telecom industry was changing rapidly both from technical and business perspectives. On the technical front, the focus shifted from simple voice service to data services, which was required on an IP-based platform as against the previous circuit platform. Also the focus shifted from a fixed to wireless network and then to convergence ...

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