Steven van Zanen, Head of Product Management and Marketing at BroadForward Telecom, introduces his signaling company’s role in the network industry, which is delivering software solutions for routing, mediation and interworking. He explains how the network transformation to 5G will affect core network signaling and delivery of solutions in this space. Interoperability and vendor agnostic solutions are important to the 5G era, and Steven explains why and how BroadForward is designing solutions independent of underlying network technologies. He closes by examining the importance of the Intel Network Builders ecosystem to enable best practices and access to a global marketplace. To learn more, visit www.broadforward.com.