Tag: O-RAN Alliance

Internet, Modern Media

O-RAN Alliance partners with OAI, announces new specifications

March 17, 2023

Via: RCR Wireless News

The O-RAN Alliance signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with OpenAirInterface Software Alliance (OAI), in which both entities agreed to cooperate on O-RAN issues, open source software development, and 5G. Under the terms of the deal, both organizations will encourage […]

Internet, Modern Media

Standardization vs. innovation vs. economization: The Open RAN balancing act

November 4, 2022

Via: RCR Wireless News

The world of telecoms is, among many other things, an exercise in developing and implementing technologies that have been standardized via a regimented, consensus-driven process. A reductive example—without standards, a handset sold into the U.S. market may not function on […]

Networks & Systems

Command the 5G Network: VIAVI Introduces Industry’s First Test Suite for O-RAN Specifications

March 2, 2020

Via: Telecom Reseller

Viavi Solutions Inc. (VIAVI) (NASDAQ: VIAV) today introduced the industry’s first comprehensive test suite for O-RAN specifications. Open Radio Access Network (O-RAN) is being adopted by operators and equipment manufacturers worldwide, to reduce infrastructure procurement, deployment and operational costs and […]


Open RAN gets major boost with Vodafone announcing Europe-wide tender

November 13, 2019

Via: RCR Wireless News

Vodafone has tested open RAN technologies in parts of Turkey and South Africa and, in October, began testing the radio access network equipment in the United Kingdom. And, in a presentation this week at the Telecom Infra Project Summit in […]

Networks & Systems

Open RAN highlights line between carrier and enterprise in-building wireless

October 9, 2019

Via: RCR Wireless News

This is by no means new information but worth repeating: Carriers almost exclusively invest in in-building wireless systems for large venues like stadiums and transit hubs. For enterprise in-building systems, the impetus for investment falls with the building owner or […]

Broadcast, Modern Media, Networks & Systems

Carriers, vendors ramp up open RAN collaboration

September 23, 2019

Via: RCR Wireless News

Focused on the goal of delivering fully disaggregated, multi-vendor radio access network sites, the Open Test and Integration Center will serve as a sandbox for vendors and carriers to explore interoperability and validation of open RAN technologies. Just like trends […]

Local area networks and wide area networks, Modern Media

Building an open, interoperable RAN breeds innovation, competition

March 7, 2019

Via: RCR Wireless News

As operators around the world continue to invest in gigabit-class LTE in tandem with early 5G NR-based networks, new more open Radio Access Network architectures are emerging to enable flexible, dense deployments that moves signal closer to the network edge. […]