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Vodafone kicks off O-RAN deployments in Romania

Vodafone said it is installing new Open Radio Access Network (O-RAN) sites in 20 cities across Romania.

In Romania, Vodafone said it is working with several partners, including Samsung for 2G, 4G and 5G radio and baseband units, Dell PowerEdge servers designed for cloud-based Open RAN workloads from Dell Technologies and containers as a service (CaaS) software from Wind River.

The announcement follows successful tests Vodafone started with Samsung and other partners last year in Romania. It also builds on other European trials and Vodafone’s commercial rollout of O-RAN to 2,500 sites in the U.K., which started in August 2023.

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