Five companies – Boingo Wireless, Celona, Federated Wireless, Mavenir and Nokia – made the cut in the Most Innovative Private Wireless Networks Strategy.
On this episode of 'What's the Story?' – a new series from the Light Reading Podcast – Iain Morris talks with pod host Nicole Ferraro about open RAN: the latest news, why it matters and what's likely to happen next.
The sale of the UK's only major technology player in the open RAN ecosystem would hardly support efforts to rekindle the domestic telecom supply chain.
FCC Commissioner Michael O'Rielly has worked to free up critical midband spectrum for 5G. Now he doesn't have a job, reportedly because he disagreed with Trump's campaign against Twitter.
Amdocs; Cohere Technologies; Rakuten, Intel and Altiostar Networks are in the running for the 'Most Innovative Mobile/Wireless Product or Service' award.
Finnish telecoms vendor to provide Taiwan operator APT with non-standalone and standalone 5G RAN and core in latest Taiwanese network deal.
Dish Network said it will run its network functions inside of the VMware Telco Cloud, and that the companies will work together to certify and install other vendors' software into the platform.
Strong semiconductor performance makes up for drop in smartphone sales. South Korean behemoth expects Q3 uptick at its mobile communications business unit.
Seven companies – Affirmed Networks, Altiostar, DriveNets, Enea Openwave, Netcracker, Optiva and Volta – made the cut in the Most Innovative Telco Cloud Product Strategy.
The German arm's full-year outlook remains unchanged despite COVID. CEO insists 5G RAN contingency plans are in place should Huawei get the heave-ho.
The odds shorten on a 5G deal between BT and Ericsson after comments by the UK incumbent's chief technology officer this week.
The European service provider plans to launch a rural open RAN network in 2021 and to follow up with an urban deployment the following year.
Six companies – Altiostar Networks, Arrcus, Cohere Technologies, DriveNets, World Wide Technology and ZenFi Networks – made the cut in the Company of the Year (Private) category.
French authorities are reportedly about to follow the British example and start phasing the Chinese vendor out of the country.
News of a 5G deal with Ericsson shows just how reliant on Huawei the German operator has been.
On this episode of 'What's the Story?' – a new series from the Light Reading Podcast – Phil Harvey talks with pod host Nicole Ferraro about bans on Huawei: the latest news, why it matters and what's likely to happen next.
In a dramatic move, the Indian service provider is building its own 5G technology that it plans to sell internationally.
Dish Network's wireless business is headquartered in Littleton, Colorado, where it has said it will employ at least 2,000 people. The company is in the midst of staffing up to meet that goal.
Swedish vendor says it has the capacity to handle swap-outs in Europe as shares are boosted by an encouraging set of results.
Parallel Wireless and i engineering are in the supplier mix.
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: UK wants to pronounce on O2/Virgin Media merger; Ericsson takes TDC to the water; beaucoup de connectivity en vacances, promises Orange.
Germany's new entrant aims to follow Rakuten's example, and indicates it is in advanced negotiations with three vendors.
The big vendors could be to open RAN what Facebook was to Instagram and WhatsApp.
The US military said it will test 5G networks across a total of 12 bases, and will look at technologies ranging from spectrum sharing to 'Open Radio Access Networks.'
The Swedish equipment maker remains on the outside of a group promoting a technology that forms part of the US attack on China's Huawei.
Although both AT&T and Verizon are part of the Open RAN Policy Coalition, T-Mobile is not. That's noteworthy considering T-Mobile is embarking on a major new 5G network buildout effort.
Led by a former official at the US Department of Commerce, the Open RAN Policy Coalition looks about as political as telecom gets.
Rakuten Mobile explodes onto Japan's 4G scene and carriers around the world are watching.
The world's most ambitious operator and its daring technology chief are determined to show the industry that 5G networks do not have to be developed in the same old way.
Spanish giant to collaborate with Altiostar, Gigatera Communications, Intel, Supermicro and Xilinx on trials of 4G and 5G open RAN technology across three European countries and Brazil.
The Indonesian operator will carry out trials and open a TIP lab as it looks to provide a spur to local players.
T-Mobile's Karri Kuoppamaki tells Light Reading that one new element the operator might consider in its 5G buildout is open radio access network (RAN) technology.
The network test vendor, already included on an illustrious list of vendors supporting Rakuten Mobile, is claiming an industry first with the launch of an open RAN test suite.
Open RAN specialist partners with Turkish operator for tests initially in Turkey.
The German operator and its partners may have found a way of compensating for the performance shortcomings of general-purpose processors.
Tier 1 operators and a host of specialist vendors, including Mavenir and Parallel Wireless, lead effort to develop remote radio units for open RAN deployments.
The Chinese vendor's carrier chief has little time for open radio access network developments and provides an update on the supply chain impact of the coronavirus and US trade restrictions.
Revamps itself as a software vendor offering capacity enhancements for any network and spies increasing interest in open RAN as key opportunity.
US-based open RAN cheerleader trumpets new deal to trial its software solution in the Middle East, Asia and Africa.
Touted as an alternative to the big kit vendors, open RAN technologies are too immature to replace them in the short term, says senior Orange executive.
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Sky Mobile sets out its 5G stall; Ericsson pushes eSIM offering; SFR's mission-critical push-to-talk service rides the rails.
US politicians from across the political divide want to spend hundreds of millions to shore up US alternatives to the controversial Chinese vendor.
Middle Eastern operator names Altiostar, Cisco and NEC as open RAN suppliers, but details of deployment remain thin.
The UK-based operator stunned onlookers in Amsterdam today with news it is issuing a tender for a possible redesign of its entire European network.
The US software company adds the Spanish telco to its impressive list of investors as operators scout for alternatives to the big kit vendors.