Cellular Vehicle-To-Everything (C-V2X)
What is Cellular Vehicle to Everything (C-V2X)?
What network technology does C-V2X communication use?Based on 3GPP Release 14 specifications, C-V2X can operate in its own 5.9 GHz spectrum, as well as through traditional mobile spectrum. Release 15 included 5G for Vehicle to Network (V2N) use cases, and Release 16 defines parameters for 5G NR direct communications. While 4G LTE and 5G mobile networks both support C-V2X services, 5G is expected to unlock its full potential, enabling fully autonomous vehicles, supporting a large number of connected devices, and more.
5G Core Enabled Cellular-V2X
Enable Advanced C-V2X Use Cases
Vehicle-to-everything technology ushers in an era of safer and more efficient road transport than ever before. All vehicles will soon come equipped to support C-V2X functionality as a standard feature, enabling connectivity with other vehicles, people, roads as well as roadside infrastructure. This data will be exchanged in real-time, helping ensure efficient traffic management, reduce road accidents by minimizing sudden disruptions, optimize space by enabling cars to safely drive closer together, improve fuel efficiency, and much more.
The introduction of 5G is expected to enable a new era of vehicle-to-everything use cases, such as:
Deploy Using 5G Core
C-V2X use cases demand near-immediate response times and mission-critical low-latency. With capabilities such as URLLC and network slicing, 5G is expected to revolutionize the technology.
Trials are underway to see how existing cellular networks can be leveraged. 3GPP specifications for Cellular V2X include evolution from LTE and 5G, and the standards body is continuing to develop further specifications for 5G.
Alepo’s 5G Converged Core provides V2X support and includes subscriptions and policies, enabling CSPs to configure and manage subscription parameters. It supports UE authorization for EPC as well as 5GC. A 5G edge core with high transaction per second (TPS) enables low latency, ensuring vehicle safety even at high speeds. Alepo’s Subscriber Data Management (SDM) enables efficient data gathering, storage, and management that is vital to the success of C-V2X platforms. The SDM lets operators activate individual subscriber profiles for V2X services, enabling end-to-end connectivity.
Support Diverse Business Models
Alepo’s platform enables service providers to facilitate smart transportation ecosystems by providing a platform to support all connected vehicles and elements, enabling a range of private and public partnerships. Swiftly and easily launch innovative V2X services, supporting a wide range of business needs. This means new revenue streams by:
- Providing competitive plans for road and transportation authorities
- Partnering with vehicle manufacturers to equip cars with connectivity
- Enabling services such as real-time route mapping, entertainment, connected cars, and more to enhance the driving experience
- Supporting cloud-based security, data management, service authentication and authorization, and more
Alepo’s Policy Control Function (PCF) helps configure policies for vehicle and pedestrian UEs, and define parameters (RAT, transmission profile, communication mode, and signaling protection mode), associate services with different policies, customize for different locations, and more.
Alepo’s 5GC solution facilitates a smooth transition to 5G, enabling operators to rapidly launch advanced high-value services. Download the flyer to learn about its capabilities, architecture, components, and more.
Alepo’s converged SDM solution simplifies the network upgrade path, providing a unified platform to manage 4G and 5G subscriptions. Download the solution brief to learn about its features, use cases, USPs, and more.
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