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German telco 1&1 says its O-RAN network is fully functional

December 8, 2023

German operator 1&1 confirmed that Open RAN (O-RAN) is fully functional and available throughout the country on its 5G network.

The German carrier said that the O-RAN deployment is being supported by vendors Rakuten Symphony and Mavenir.

In a joint statement, the companies stated 1&1’s O-RAN infrastructure is now being used to provide mobile broadband services, adding to a fixed wireless access (FWA) service 1&1 had launched using O-RAN technology in December 2022.

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