Category: O-RAN

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Mavenir and Quickline deploy 5G SA Open RAN network

Rural broadband specialist Quickline Communications has teamed up with Open Ran focussed software outfit Mavenir to launch a commercialised 5G SA, cloud-based, Open RAN network in North Yorkshire.

Dell’Oro bullish on Open RAN growth

A recently released report by the Dell’Oro Group, a telecoms market research firm, sees forecasts for Open RAN kit revenues revised upwards.

The Telecoms.com Podcast: Neutral host, small cells and state intervention

In this final episode before everyone clears off for their summer holidays, the pod is delighted to welcome special guest Mike Ferris – Chief Network Architect of Dense Air. They start by exploring the concept of neutral host infrastructure and how that could provide the solution to a lot of the coverage challenges presented by 5G. That will involve the rollout of a lot of small cells, so they move on to discuss how that is best done, before concluding with a look at the pros and cons of state intervention in telecoms.

The Telecoms.com Podcast: Rakuten Mobile, Big 5G Event and Ericsson

The lads are delighted to welcome special guest Geoff Hollingworth, CMO of Rakuten Symphony, this week. Unsurprisingly they start by discussing all things Rakuten, including its entry into mobile and the creation of Symphony. Everyone on the pod except Scott was at the Big 5G Event in the US last week so they move on to a review of that, before finishing with a quick look at the latest Ericsson news.

OpenRAN opens the door to innovation

The RIC function introduced by the O-RAN Alliance enables CSPs to virtualise the RAN Centralized Units and Distributed Units and to deploy cloud-native control and management apps.

Samsung bags a tasty Dish Open RAN deal

Dish is definitely, definitely, probably about to launch its 5G network in the US, and this week it revealed Samsung will supply some of the kit it needs.

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