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COMSovereign touts 5G open RAN order
News Wire Feed | 6/23/2022

COMSovereign said the NIST Shared Spectrum Metrology Group ordered $199,400 worth of 5G open RAN equipment from the company. #pressrelease

EdgeQ samples open RAN acceleration card for 5G
News Wire Feed | 6/15/2022

Startup EdgeQ said it is now sampling an all-in-one 4G and 5G small cell PCIe acceleration card that adheres to open RAN specifications. #pressrelease

DISH's Smart 5G wireless network now available to over 20% of US
News Wire Feed | 6/15/2022

More than 120 cities across the country are now connected to the DISH 5G network. #pressrelease

stc announces the successful deployment of multi-layer 4G and 5G NSA network with Mavenir
News Wire Feed | 6/14/2022

The deployment was achieved with 4G-3CC Carrier Aggregation and 5G-NSA capable O-RAN Mobile Infrastructure. #pressrelease

Zain completes open RAN trial in Kuwait
News Wire Feed | 6/14/2022

Open interface and software-based RAN technology will encourage Zain to capitalize on cloud infrastructure offerings. #pressrelease

A5G Networks gets more funding
News Wire Feed | 5/24/2022

A5G Networks said it scored an investment by Bharat Innovation Fund, a venture capital fund in India, though it did not disclose the amount. #pressrelease

Mavenir, Fujitsu, Radisys, others selected for NTIA's open RAN program
News Wire Feed | 5/23/2022

The NTIA selected equipment from vendors including Mavenir, Fujitsu, Radisys for its 5G Challenge program, which is intended to foster open RAN equipment for the US military. #pressrelease

Dell'Oro reports open RAN revenue surged in 1Q 2022
News Wire Feed | 5/20/2022

Short-term open RAN and vRAN forecast revised upward. #pressrelease

Viettel teams with Qualcomm for 5G RU with massive MIMO and open RAN
News Wire Feed | 5/11/2022

Viettel in Vietnam said it will work with Qualcomm on a 5G Radio Unit (RU) with massive MIMO capabilities running open RAN specifications. #pressrelease

Dish to use Ceragon for 5G microwave, mmWave backhaul
News Wire Feed | 5/2/2022

Ceragon Networks will supply wireless microwave and millimeter wave backhaul transport products to Dish Network for 5G. #pressrelease

Rakuten wins 5G Challenge early bird award from NTIA, DoD
News Wire Feed | 4/26/2022

Rakuten's Central Unit (CU) and Distributed Unit (DU) will be tested by CableLabs under the 5G Challenge program from the NTIA and Defense Department.

Samsung touts new role in O-RAN Alliance
News Wire Feed | 4/25/2022

Samsung Electronics announced that it is now an official member of the Technical Oversight Committee (TOC) within the O-RAN Alliance. #pressrelease

HPE gets into open RAN automation, orchestration
News Wire Feed | 4/21/2022

HPE said it will now start selling radio access network (RAN) management and orchestration software to mobile network operators that adheres to open RAN specifications. #pressrelease

NTIA puts up $3M for DoD's open 5G networks
News Wire Feed | 4/6/2022

The US Department of Defense wants to develop an open 5G ecosystem and so the NTIA is offering a $3 million prize for such equipment.

FreedomFi raises $9.5M
News Wire Feed | 3/15/2022

Blueyard Capital, Qualcomm Ventures and SamsungNext participated in a $9.5 million Series A round of funding in startup FreedomFi.

Rakuten Symphony adds former FCC chief Pai to board
News Wire Feed | 3/2/2022

Ajit Pai, the head of the FCC under former President Trump, joined the board of directors of Rakuten Symphony.

CableLabs to test open RAN gear for US government
News Wire Feed | 3/2/2022

CableLabs said it will be the host lab for the NTIA's '5G Challenge' that will in part test open RAN equipment for the US Department of Defense.

DoCoMo opens up labs for open RAN verifications
News Wire Feed | 2/28/2022

Docomo said its Shared Open Lab in Yokosuka is open to other operators for virtualized radio access networks (vRAN) verifications, part of Docomo's investments into open RAN technologies.

Anuta Networks announces SA 5G deal covering 50,000 cell sites
News Wire Feed | 2/28/2022

Anuta Networks said it inked an agreement with an unnamed North American mobile network operator for standalone (SA) 5G covering 50,000 cell sites running open RAN.

Rakuten, Qualcomm team for Massive MIMO in open RAN
News Wire Feed | 2/24/2022

Rakuten Symphony and Qualcomm said they will work together to develop Massive MIMO products using open RAN specifications in configurations of up to 64T64R.

MaxLinear launches 'Sierra' SoC for 5G open RAN radios
News Wire Feed | 2/23/2022

New platform combines silicon and software for radio unit designers.

Dish adds ServiceNow to 5G vendor roster
News Wire Feed | 2/23/2022

Dish Network said it will use the ServiceNow Platform in its forthcoming 5G network.

Mavenir shows off OpenBeam-branded open RAN radios
News Wire Feed | 2/23/2022

Mavenir said it is now selling micro, macro, millimeter wave (mmWave) and massive MIMO open RAN radios under its OpenBeam brand.

KDDI uses Wind River Studio for O-RAN-compliant 5G virtualized base station
News Wire Feed | 2/22/2022

Wind River Studio has been launched in KDDI's commercial network.

KDDI boasts of commercial open RAN deployment with Fujitsu, Samsung
News Wire Feed | 2/18/2022

KDDI in Japan said it worked with Samsung and Fujitsu to deploy a commercial 5G standalone open RAN cell site.

Qualcomm, HPE team for open RAN distributed units
News Wire Feed | 2/17/2022

Qualcomm's silicon will power Hewlett Packard Enterprise's 5G distributed units running open RAN specifications, the companies announced.

Ericsson, Qualcomm, Rakuten, others plan MWC open RAN demos
News Wire Feed | 2/14/2022

The O-RAN Alliance said it expects to show off open RAN technology demonstrations from the likes of Ericsson, Qualcomm, Rakuten and others.

AMD closes Xilinx acquisition
News Wire Feed | 2/14/2022

Deal was originally announced in October 2020.

AMD nets approvals for Xilinx acquisition
News Wire Feed | 2/10/2022

Deal is expected to close on or about February 14, 2022.

Parallel Wireless plans open RAN demos at MWC
News Wire Feed | 2/8/2022

Open RAN vendor Parallel Wireless said it will show off a number of new technologies at the upcoming MWC trade show in Barcelona, Spain.

Dish to use Verica for network reliability
News Wire Feed | 1/25/2022

Dish Network said it will use the Verica Continuous Verification Platform (CVP) for Kubernetes and Kafka.

O-RAN Alliance plans meeting at MWC
News Wire Feed | 1/25/2022

The O-RAN Alliance said it plans to hold a meeting in conjunction with the upcoming MWC Barcelona trade show next month.

Airspan touts 5G open RAN deployment with Gogo
News Wire Feed | 1/20/2022

Gogo said it has deployed seven sites of 5G open RAN equipment with vendor Airspan.

Baicells to support FreedomFi Gateway
News Wire Feed | 1/13/2022

Baicells Technologies said its basestations would be able to connect to the FreedomFi Gateway under a new partnership between the two companies.

Dish puts Swieringa in charge of wireless
News Wire Feed | 1/5/2022

Longtime Dish Network executive John Swieringa is now in charge of the company's entire wireless business, including its 5G network and its retail operation.

Dish Network announces pilot program with FreedomFi
News Wire Feed | 12/16/2021

Dish Network said it will conduct a pilot program with FreedomFi focusing on CBRS spectrum.

Amarillo to build fixed wireless network with Airspan
News Wire Feed | 12/13/2021

The Texas city of Amarillo disclosed plans to cover 50 square miles with Airspan's Mimosa fixed wireless services by this summer.

Dish to use Equinix interconnections for 5G
News Wire Feed | 11/18/2021

Dish Network said it will use Equinix's interconnection infrastructure for its forthcoming 5G network.

Ericsson shows off non-real-time RAN controller for open RAN
News Wire Feed | 11/16/2021

Ericsson said its new Intelligent Automation Platform includes support for a non-real-time RAN intelligent controller (Non-RT-RIC) for open RAN.

Northeastern University demos AI-based O-RAN at MWC LA
News Wire Feed | 10/26/2021

Research institute on wireless 5G and 6G networks touts demo combining AI, O-RAN and cloud-native virtualized wireless networks at MWC LA.

PAWR program shows off RAN slicing with open RAN
News Wire Feed | 10/26/2021

Demo provided by Salt Lake City testbed researchers is part of the National Science Foundation-funded Platforms for Advanced Wireless Research (PAWR) program.

Dell releases more products for telecom
News Wire Feed | 10/13/2021

Dell Technologies released its Bare Metal Orchestrator and Respond and Restore for Telecom offerings, and announced partnerships with Mavenir and Wind River.

STL launches Accellus lineup for open RAN 5G
News Wire Feed | 9/22/2021

STL said its new lineup of Accellus products - ranging from radios to RICs - are designed for 5G networks using open RAN specifications.

Dish to use 10x People to manage phone numbers
News Wire Feed | 9/21/2021

Dish Network said it will use 10x People, LLC to manage its telephone number inventory.

Parallel Wireless to open new R&D centers for open RAN
News Wire Feed | 9/14/2021

Parallel Wireless said it will open new open RAN research and development centers in the UK and Israel.

Dell'Oro raises open RAN forecast on 'healthy traction'
News Wire Feed | 9/3/2021

Research and consulting firm Dell'Oro Group said it increased its high-end estimate for cumulative open RAN revenues from $10 billion to $15 billion between 2020 and 2025.

Ligado teams with Mavenir for basestations
News Wire Feed | 8/19/2021

Ligado Networks said it would work with Mavenir to develop basestations for a 5G mobile satellite network.

EdgeQ starts sampling 5G chips
News Wire Feed | 8/18/2021

Startup EdgeQ said it is now sampling its 5G 'basestation-on-a-chip' to what it said were tier-one customers.

O-RAN Alliance operator membership swells past 30
News Wire Feed | 8/16/2021

The O-RAN Alliance said 1&1 is its newest operator member, and that it is making progress toward improving open RAN standards.

STL to make 5G radios with Evenstar
News Wire Feed | 8/3/2021

STL announced a collaboration with Facebook Connectivity to design and develop 4G and 5G radio products as part of the Evenstar program.

Qualcomm shows off open RAN chip for small cells
News Wire Feed | 6/28/2021

Qaulcomm said its new FSM200xx supports open RAN on small cells for 5G.

Mavenir teams with Qualcomm
News Wire Feed | 6/24/2021

Mavenir said it will work with Qualcomm on indoor and outdoor products for open RAN.

Mavenir shows off open RAN with Dallas network
News Wire Feed | 6/16/2021

Mavenir announced an open RAN 4G/5G network in Dallas running in the 3.5GHz CBRS spectrum.

OpenAirX-Labs launched by public-private partnership
News Wire Feed | 6/3/2021

OpenAirX-Labs (OAX) launched for open source 5G, with funding and support from several US government agencies and private and public US companies.

COMSovereign boasts of $10M injection
News Wire Feed | 5/28/2021

COMSovereign Holding Corp. said it inked a funding agreement worth $10 million with an investment entity managed by The Lind Partners.

Parallel Wireless touts urban open RAN
News Wire Feed | 5/5/2021

Parallel Wireless said its technology is now supporting open RAN deployments in urban areas in addition to rural areas.

Vodafone, Qualcomm team for 5G open RAN reference designs
News Wire Feed | 4/29/2021

Vodafone and Qualcomm said they would work together to develop open RAN reference designs for 5G equipment in order to encourage more suppliers to build such gear.

VMware moves into the virtualized RAN
News Wire Feed | 4/27/2021

VMware said its new Telco Cloud Platform RAN allows network operators to virtualize radio access network (RAN) functions and implement an open RAN architecture.

FreedomFi teams with Helium for 5G
News Wire Feed | 4/27/2021

Helium said its new partnership with FreedomFi could expand 5G coverage.

FreedomFi, AccessParks team for 5G in CBRS spectrum
News Wire Feed | 4/6/2021

AccessParks said it plans to build hundreds of new 5G cell sites running in CBRS spectrum in national parks across the US in partnership with FreedomFi.

Etisalat signs on to Rakuten Communications Platform
News Wire Feed | 3/25/2021

Rakuten Mobile said Abu Dhabi-based Etisalat will 'explore and co-develop a mobile network reference design' using its Rakuten Communications Platform (RCP).

Samsung to supply Docomo with 5G
News Wire Feed | 3/22/2021

Japan's Docomo will buy O-RAN-compliant 5G products from vendor Samsung.

Dish Network joins O-RAN Alliance board
News Wire Feed | 3/18/2021

Sidd Chenumolu, Dish Network's vice president of technology development, said the company looks forward to working with the O-RAN Alliance.

FCC solicits comments on open RAN
News Wire Feed | 3/17/2021

The FCC said it is looking for advice on how it might 'foster the success' of open and virtualized radio access networks.

Airspan to sell products through Rakuten platform
News Wire Feed | 3/17/2021

Airspan said it will sell its offerings through the Rakuten Communications Platform (RCP).

Silicom launches distributed unit for open RAN
News Wire Feed | 3/9/2021

Silicom said its new distributed unit (DU) aligns with open RAN specifications and the Evenstar program from Facebook Connectivity.

FCC chief to open inquiry into promoting open RAN
News Wire Feed | 2/23/2021

FCC Acting Chairwoman Jessica Rosenworcel plans to open an inquiry on how the agency might promote open RAN technology.

Fujitsu to use Xilinx chips for 5G kit
News Wire Feed | 2/4/2021

Fujitsu, one of the main hardware suppliers to Dish Network for 5G, announced a new supply agreement with chipset vendor Xilinx.

EdgeQ touts RISC-V chips for open RAN 5G
News Wire Feed | 1/26/2021

Startup EdgeQ said its new chips for open RAN 5G products use the open design of RISC-V processors.

ONF releases SD-RAN version 1.0
News Wire Feed | 1/25/2021

The Open Networking Foundation said it released its new SD-RAN version 1.0 platform for open RAN architecture.

COMSovereign hopes to raise $16M
News Wire Feed | 1/22/2021

COMSovereign said it will issue common stock in an attempt to raise $16 million for acquisitions, marketing and other expenses.

AirHop to work on near-real-time RAN Intelligent Controller with ONF
News Wire Feed | 1/12/2021

AirHop said it joined the Open Networking Foundation (ONF) in order to work on open source near-real-time RAN Intelligent Controller (n-RT-RIC) technology.

Benetel pairs radio with Radisys open RAN software
News Wire Feed | 1/5/2021

Benetel said its Radio Unit (RU) will work with Radisys' 5G NR OpenRAN software.

Mavenir unveils business unit for radio hardware
News Wire Feed | 12/16/2020

Executives from Ericsson and Qualcomm will lead Mavenir's efforts to build radio units.

Chipmaker Marvell intros products for 5G open RAN
News Wire Feed | 12/8/2020

Marvell is now offering a range of silicon options supporting 5G transmissions on open RAN equipment.

Dish Network to test Qualcomm's 5G RAN Platforms
News Wire Feed | 11/11/2020

Dish Network said it will test open and virtualized radio access network 5G products containing Qualcomm's new 5G RAN Platforms.

Mavenir puts 2G/3G into product suite
News Wire Feed | 11/10/2020

Mavenir said it added 2G and 3G support to its existing lineup of 4G and 5G products.

Viavi, CommScope, NEC, others join O-RAN Alliance plugfest
News Wire Feed | 10/28/2020

Network testing company Viavi said it conducted O-RAN equipment tests with the likes of CommScope, NEC, Baicells and others.

CommScope buys vRAN patents from Phluido
News Wire Feed | 10/19/2020

CommScope said it purchased the patent portfolio of Phluido that focuses on virtual radio access networks (vRAN).

ONF clarifies role of SD-RAN in O-RAN Alliance
News Wire Feed | 10/14/2020

The Open Networking Foundation said its SD-RAN project will fit inside of the work of the O-RAN Alliance.

Amdocs to put its SmartRAN into Intel's FlexRAN
News Wire Feed | 10/1/2020

Amdocs said it will integrate its SmartRAN optimization solution with Intel's FlexRAN software reference architecture as part of the companies' support for open, virtualized and distributed network architectures.

Mavenir puts 5G tech on Nvidia products
News Wire Feed | 9/23/2020

Mavenir said it used Nvidia's Mellanox ConnectX-6 Dx SmartNIC to accelerate its 5G Core User Plane Function (UPF).

Marvell joins Open RAN Policy Coalition
News Wire Feed | 9/1/2020

Marvell is the latest company to join the Open RAN Policy Coalition.

Verizon, Samsung tout open RAN progress in 5G
News Wire Feed | 8/25/2020

Verizon said it conducted an end-to-end virtualized 5G data session, which it said is a step further on the open RAN path.

Pompeo to keynote FCC's open RAN event
News Wire Feed | 8/18/2020

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will join speakers from Dish Network, Mavenir, Rakuten and others at the FCC's upcoming 'Forum on 5G Open Radio Access Networks' event.

LF Edge’s Akraino Project Release 3 now available
News Wire Feed | 8/12/2020

Akraino Blueprints cover areas MEC, AI/ML, cloud, connected vehicle, AR/VR, Android cloud native, telco core, open RAN and more.

Intel, VMware team for virtualized RAN in 5G
News Wire Feed | 8/5/2020

Intel and VMware said their teaming on virtualized Radio Access Networks (RAN) will speed the rollout of such technology for 4G and 5G operators.

Xilinx joins Open RAN Policy Coalition
News Wire Feed | 7/28/2020

Xilinx has joined the Open RAN Policy Coalition to support development and deployment of open RAN 5G tech.

Etisalat adds orchestration, automation platform from Affirmed
News Wire Feed | 7/28/2020

Etisalat, an existing Affirmed customer, adds on a platform for digital services and infrastructure.

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