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Tag: Open-RAN


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Open RAN and HashiCorp are making us rethink openness

May 23, 2024

Via: Network World

Open technology appeals to enterprises that want to avoid vendor lock-in. But to deliver real value, open-model technologies need to do more. While some enterprises looking at private 5G have followed 5G’s Open RAN development as part of their assessment […]


News

Samsung, Vodafone, AMD Successfully Make First Data Call on Open RAN

February 14, 2024

Via: The Fast Mode

Samsung Electronics and Vodafone, in collaboration with AMD, yesterday announced that they have successfully demonstrated an end-to-end call with the latest AMD processors enabling Open RAN technology, a first for the industry. This joint achievement represents the companies’ technical leadership […]


Technology, Wireless

Global O-RAN revenue to decline in 2023: Dell’Oro

February 8, 2024

Via: RCR Wireless News

Open RAN (O-RAN) revenue is set to decline in 2023, following an impressive increase between 2019 and 2022, according to a recently published report by Dell’Oro Group. The report highlighted that market conditions will remain challenging over the near-term but […]


Monitoring&Analysis

Test and Measurement: O-RAN Alliance concludes fall plugfest

December 15, 2023

Via: RCR Wireless News

The Open RAN Alliance said that it has successfully concluded its fall 2023 plugfest. The event was co-hosted by 24 major operators, OTICs and independent institutions for testing, the organization said. It ran from September-November 2023 and was held in […]


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AT&T’s Stankey breaks down that open networks decision

December 7, 2023

Via: RCR Wireless News

AT&T announced this week that it wants to have 70% of its traffic on open network platforms within the next few years and will spend up to $14 billion with Ericsson to make that happen. In remarks at the UBS […]


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Vodafone, Orange Make First 4G Calls Over Open RAN Shared Pilot Network in Romania

October 10, 2023

Via: The Fast Mode

Vodafone and Orange announced that they have successfully conducted a pilot with the first real-life experience of 4G calls over a cluster of shared commercial network sites in a rural area near Bucharest, Romania, based on Open RAN technology. This […]


Software, Technology

Three categories of Open RAN test labs driving deployment

September 27, 2023

Via: RCR Wireless News

Open RAN contains multitudes. It’s an ideological movement grounded in the belief that a diverse radio supplier ecosystem begets competitions which begets advantageous economics which begets more and faster innovation. It’s an ongoing and collaborative process of standardizing interfaces between […]


Technology, Wireless

How to accelerate Open RAN adoption

September 26, 2023

Via: RCR Wireless News

Beginning in 2018, Rakuten Mobile, a subsidiary of Japanese conglomerate Rakuten Group, started deploying a greenfield Open RAN network. Since then, Rakuten Group has also spun off hardware/software and consultancy vendor Rakuten Symphony to sell its technology stack and approach […]


Technology, Wireless

Open RAN—where are we vs. where we’re going

September 26, 2023

Via: RCR Wireless News

With Dell’Oro Group estimating that Open RAN manufacturer revenues accounted for a mid-single digit share ($2 billion to $3 billion) of the total $40 billion annual RAN market in 2022, analyst Stefan Pongratz expects disaggregated radio systems to steadily grow […]


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Why now is the time for AIOps in telecom—The impact of 5G, cloud and Open RAN

September 8, 2023

Via: RCR Wireless News

As 5G continues to evolve, it also continues to become more complex. Virtualization and disaggregation are happening in tandem with deployment of network workloads in hybrid cloud environments, including distributed clouds deep in the network at radio sites or even […]


Software, Technology

Rakuten Mobile, Rakuten Symphony Partner to Develop Standardized Open RAN Software

July 11, 2023

Via: The Fast Mode

Rakuten Mobile announced launch of a research and development project into development of advanced Open RAN integration infrastructure. As part of this research and development project, Rakuten Mobile will collaborate with Rakuten Symphony to develop standardized Open RAN software, proof-of-concept […]


Technology, Wireless

IS-Wireless Powers Private 5G for Industry 4.0 in Germany

June 29, 2023

Via: The Fast Mode

The CampusDynA consortium, comprising of German industry leaders such as Gestalt Robotics, T-Systems, OSRAM, Fraunhofer, and Werner-von-Siemens Center for Industry and Science, has chosen IS-Wireless as the provider of the 5G network based on the Open RAN model. It will […]


Technology, Wireless

Ericsson Adds Dell as Cloud RAN Infrastructure Collaborator

April 28, 2023

Via: The Fast Mode

Ericsson continues to drive the Open RAN and Cloud RAN ecosystem forward, adding Dell Technologies as a Cloud RAN infrastructure collaborator. Expanding the ecosystem with new collaborators and technologies is one of the key drivers in Open RAN and Cloud […]


Technology, Wireless

Open RAN opportunities, challenges on the path to automation

April 3, 2023

Via: RCR Wireless News

Open RAN progress, both as an ideological movement and a specific set of interoperable, standards-based technologies, was on display this year at Mobile World Congress 2023 in Barcelona. Evidenced by ongoing advancements from an ever-growing pool of vendors working collaboratively, […]


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Keysight O-RAN Solutions Added to CableLabs’ 5G Lab

March 14, 2023

Via: The Fast Mode

Keysight Technologies announced that its Keysight Open RAN Architect (KORA) solutions have been added to CableLabs’ 5G Lab to validate the interoperability of open radio access network (O-RAN) components during the 2023 5G Challenge, sponsored by the National Telecommunications and […]


Technology, Wireless

GXC deploys Open RAN solution at US Navy, military engineering facility

March 8, 2023

Via: RCR Wireless News

Optical computing and cellular mesh R&D company GXC has deployed its 5G Open RAN solution at the Naval Information Warfare Center Pacific (NIWC Pacific) facility in San Diego, California. The solution is part of the facility’s private 5G systems, which […]


Technology, Wireless

Qualcomm 5G infrastructure momentum on display at MWC

March 7, 2023

Via: RCR Wireless News

Qualcomm again demonstrated the ongoing strength of its diversification push during Mobile World Congress with a number of partner announcements highlighting the semiconductor specialist’s growth in 5G infrastructure. Building on its established small cell chipset business, Qualcomm is pushing into […]


News

Test and Measurement: Greener RAN, Open RAN, NTN among the test showcases at MWC23

March 3, 2023

Via: RCR Wireless News

It was a hectic week for test and measurement vendors at Mobile World Congress 2023, with a slew of announcements, and demonstrations across the Fira, that illuminate where the industry’s attention and development efforts are focused. Power usage—specifically, telecom equipment […]


Technology, Wireless

AT&T on Open RAN: ‘It’s important. It will happen.’

February 28, 2023

Via: RCR Wireless News

Igal Elbaz, AT&T’s CTO for networks, has words for Open RAN doubters: Open RAN is going to happen, because it’s that important to telecom innovation. It’s just a matter of when, and he said there are two factors which will […]


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Dell’Oro revises global Open RAN outlook upwards

January 27, 2023

Via: RCR Wireless News

The Dell’Oro Group published a recent report that the firm said shows that the Open RAN movement has “come a long way in just a few years” and is accelerating faster than initially expected. In fact, the group has revised […]