5G Core Part 5 — Network Repository Function (NRF)

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Introduction to NRF

The 3GPP 5GS specifications have introduced a new Network Function (NF) in its Service Base Architecture (SBA) Control Plane (CP) called the Network Repository Function (NRF) since Release 15 a few years ago.

In the earlier mobile networks such as the 4G LTE, static NF provisioning was used. For example, if you were…

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