28–29 September 2021  ·  Singapore Standard Time (SGT)

Broadband Edge Evolution with CUPS and FMC

Sanjay Wadhwa reviews the architectural evolution of Nokia’s BNG towards control and user plane separation (aka CUPS) and fixed-mobile convergence. The presentation will discuss use-cases, and a roadmap for CUPS for 4G/5G fixed-wireless access on SR/VSR based BNGs. Sanjay will also propose a potential architecture for integrating fixed-access with a common 5G core.


Sanjay Wadhwa PLM Head - BNG and Mobile Packet Core, Nokia

Sanjay has over 15 years of experience in data communications and IP networking industry. He joined Alcaltel-Lucent in 2010, prior to which he held executive roles in Engineering and Product Management at Fore Systems, Unisphere Networks, and Juniper Networks.
At Nokia (via Alcatel-Lucent acquisition), he leads product management activities focused on residential broadband, carrier WIFI, home virtualization and NFV. He has a Masters in Computer Science & Electrical Engineering from University of Kentucky, and has completed an executive program in management from MIT, Sloan school of management. He is based in Mountain View, California.