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Policy Control Conference 2017: slowing growth and cloud-native architecture drives discussions

John Abraham Principal Analyst, Research

"The policy control function has carved out an important role for itself within CSP operations following nearly a decade of strong growth, but growth in this segment is slowing down."

Analysys Mason attended the 2017 Policy Control Conference organised by KNect365 and held in Berlin in April 2017. The article examines some of the main topics of discussion, including the evolution of the cloud policy control rules function (PCRF), the role of policy control to improve quality of service (QoS) and best practices for OTT interoperability.