• Technical Conference:  30 March – 03 April 2025
  • Exhibition: 01 – 03 April 2025
  • Moscone Center, San Francisco, California, USA

IOWN GF's Open APN for the Evolution of Mobile Networks and Cloud-and-Edge Computing

Wednesday, 27 March, 14:00 – 15:00

Theater II

Session Description:

IOWN Global Forum has been working to define Open All Photonics Networks (Open APN), which is an optical circuit-switched network that can be used for the closer integration of optical transport and radio access or disaggregated computing systems. In this session, IOWN Global Forum's technical leaders will present the overview of IOWN Global Forum's Open APN.

Presented By


Masahisa Kawashima, NTT, Japan


Ian Hood, RedHat, United States

Lieven Levrau, Nokia, France

Yu Tanaka, Fujitsu, Japan

Takehiro Tsuritani, KDDI, Japan

Philip Ji, NEC, United States

Jhih-Heng Yan, CHT, Taiwan