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The three layers of Rakuten Communications Platform

March 22, 2021

Last week Rakuten Communications Platform (RCP) tapped Airspan as a 4G and 5G hardware/software vendor, and this week RCP announced it’s working with Abu Dhabi-based Etisalat to develop a “reference design” for cloud-native, Open RAN networks.

Etisalat Group provides network services to almost 150 million people in 16 countries in the Middle East, Asia and Africa.

Azita Arvani, general manager of Rakuten Mobile Americas, participated in RCR Wireless News’ recent 5G Transformation Forum; she characterized RCP as having three general layers.

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