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The Telecoms.com Podcast: OpenRAN, 5G C-band and metaverse

We’re delighted to welcome our first guest of the year in John Baker of Mavenir. His company is a major player in the OpenRAN scene so we spend the majority of the pod chatting about that, during which Scott and Iain challenge John to justify the hype around it. They eventually move on to look at the silliness going on in the US to do with the C-band spectrum and conclude with the latest on the metaverse, which threatens to take over our lives.

Is OpenRAN a reset for the GSM MoU?

Open RAN networks and technology continue to capture attention across telecoms industry. What is it about the technology that is whipping up the storm?

The Telecoms.com Podcast: OpenRAN, roaming and Huawei

After an extended break due to Christmas and Omicron, the lads are back in the studio. They start with an assessment of the Rona situation as we start the year and what that means for MWC. The main segments have a forward-looking feel, starting with a look at the prospects for OpenRAN and specifically Rakuten’s role in it. They move on to discuss the dilemma UK operators face regarding the reintroduction of roaming charges before concluding with a look at Huawei’s prospects.

The Telecoms.com Podcast: UK OpenRAN, public cloud and VMO2

As the shadow of Omicron lockdowns looms, only a midday G&T can save the day. Unapologetically, Iain and Scott start by discussing OpenRAN once more, this time because the UK government has been banging on about it. They move on to another favourite in the form of the public cloud, after AWS suffered an outage in the US, and conclude by drinking to Virgin Media O2’s latest achievement.

The Telecoms.com Podcast: OpenRAN, chips and big tech

Pausing only to reflect on the latest rona drama and a top night out with Huawei, the lads revert back to the hot topic of OpenRAN to kick off this week’s pod. They then move on to the semiconductor sector, which grows more central to the global economy with every passing day, before concluding with a look at the latest moan from operators for big tech to contribute to the cost of networks.

China Mobile restates support for OpenRAN

The world’s biggest operator, China Mobile, has publicly stated strong support for the OpenRAN initiative, which seeks to diversify the vendor ecosystem.

The Telecoms.com Podcast: OpenRAN, Ericsson and retail tech

Scott embarks on his second recording of the day, having shot the Glotel Awards vid previously. The lads are compelled to lead with OpenRAN once more, because that’s what was going on again that week, specifically European operators using it as a pretext to beg for state cash. They move on to talk about Ericsson, which launched some software that promises to play nice with OpenRAN before concluding with a look at cashierless technology that is creeping into the UK retail sector.

Ericsson sidles closer to OpenRAN

The new Ericsson Intelligent Automation Platform claims to deliver service management and orchestration functionalities in line with Open RAN principles.

The Telecoms.com Podcast: OpenRAN, broadband and Google

Both the lads are a bit worse for wear after a proper session with BT the previous day. They start by reviewing the professional pretext for the sesh, which was to talk OpenRAN, as was Iain’s trip to Paris the day before that. UK fibre once more made the news this week, but the middle segment was rebranded ‘broadband’ to avoid repetition, and they conclude with a look at how Google’s legal team fared recently.

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