Samsung, NEC, and Fujitsu top Open RAN vendors. #pressrelease
Airspan, an equipment vendor in the open RAN space, said it scored new funding from Fortress. Additionally, Glenn Laxdal will replace Eric Stonestrom as the company's CEO.#pressrelease
Cohere, Intel, Juniper Networks, Mavenir and VMware announced their new 'Multi-G initiative' to define open RAN frameworks, interfaces, interoperability testing and evaluation criteria. #pressrelease
The NTIA said it officially launched its Public Wireless Supply Chain Innovation Fund, which will allocate up to $1.5 billion for open RAN projects. #pressrelease
Near real-time xApps deliver RAN programmability leveraging Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning (ML) capabilities hosted on the platform. #pressrelease
Following the sale of its Mimosa Networks business, Airspan said its board of directors is now exploring "strategic directions," which is jargon often referencing an interest in mergers, acquisitions or other corporate transactions. #pressrelease
The NTIA announced the companies - including Mavenir, Radisys, AT&T, GXC and Fujitsu - that will participate in its 5G Challenge this year. #pressrelease
Deutsche Telekom chooses Mavenir for Open RAN deployment in Europe; Mavenir will provide OpenBeam massive MIMO radios as well as 3rd party O-RAN based Radio Units (O-RU) for open Fronthaul. #pressrelease
Mavnenir provided Open vRAN software and is supporting greater than 40,000 radios across the DISH 5G cloud-native Open RAN network. #pressrelease
O-Cloud compliant solution augments Mavenir distributed unit (DU) and centralized unit (CU) RAN offerings. #pressrelease
Mavenir and HP Enterprise expand Open vRAN collaboration. Proven interoperability speeds and simplified Open vRAN network deployment. #pressrelease
Cohere and Mavenir's new Multi-G solution includes spectrum multiplier MIMO solution for 4G, 5G, Open RAN and OTFS. #pressrelease
Mavenir O-RIC enables the creation of differentiated services through open APIs, which enable customers to optimize network performance, increase cost efficiency, and maximize the user experience. #pressrelease
Mavenir's solution includes Converged Packet Core, BSS, Open vRAN and OpenBeam radios. #pressrelease
The NTIA and the US Department of Defense said their new 2023 5G Challenge would allocate $7 million for an 'open, interoperable, secure, multi-vendor 5G ecosystem.' #pressrelease
Open RAN projected to comprise 15% to 20% of global RAN by 2027. #pressrelease
Confirming commercial availability for Mavenir's OpenBeamTM mMIMO 32TRX AAU's. #pressrelease
The O-RAN Alliance – the group developing standards for open RAN – said its members conducted a successful round of testing in locations around the world. #pressrelease
Samsung, Fujitsu, NEC, and Mavenir are the top 4 Open RAN vendors. #pressrelease
Andre Fuetsch, the previous chairman of the O-RAN Alliance, is leaving his job at AT&T and so Alex Jinsung Choi, SVP Group Technology, Deutsche Telekom, will replace him. #pressrelease
Rakuten Symphony said it teamed with Juniper Networks in order to add Juniper's RAN Intelligent Controller (RIC) in its Symworld Platform at no extra charge. #pressrelease
Vodafone and EdgeQ said they would work together to develop products for open RAN massive MIMO 5G radios. #pressrelease
The audit confirms Nokia's portfolio as fully compliant with independent security standards. #pressrelease
The Telecom Infra Project said it formed a new group in order to focus on developing metaverse-ready networks. #pressrelease
The flagship deployment replaces unsecure equipment and services with American-based network infrastructure. #pressrelease
Enables detailed, end-to-end simulation of 5G Radio Access Network (RAN) optimized by O-RAN Near Real-Time RAN Intelligent Controller (Near-RT RIC) over E2. #pressrelease
The new service will enable CSPs to expedite the innovation cycle, deliver new services, reduce operational complexities and achieve substantial TCO savings. #pressrelease
Open RAN radio solutions can be used for a wide range of use cases, including enterprises and public settings across urban or rural environments. #pressrelease
Gen Mobile, one of the many MVNO brands from Dish Network, introduced new pricing plans starting at $20 per month. #pressrelease
Mavenir said it plans to incorporate technology from EdgeQ in 4G and 5G small cell products for enterprise customers. #pressrelease
Samsung, Fujitsu, and NEC are the leading vendors. #pressrelease
CableLabs' Kyrio subsidiary is handling O-RAN Alliance testing in North America and said it will use equipment from Viavi Solutions to do so. #pressrelease
Rakuten Mobile said its new Mobile Open Innovation Lab offers verification for technologies used in its open RAN network. #pressrelease
Deployment milestone for Open vRAN mMIMO running over O-RAN Alliance Open Fronthaul Interface. #pressrelease
The US military, through the Department of Defense (DoD), said it plans to invest in areas including spectrum sharing and 6G development. #pressrelease
Open RAN revenues to approach $20B. #pressrelease
Nokia and Hill Air Force Base extend partnership on existing Dynamic Spectrum Sharing (DSS) testbed to mitigate radar interference with 5G networks. #pressrelease
COMSovereign said the NIST Shared Spectrum Metrology Group ordered $199,400 worth of 5G open RAN equipment from the company. #pressrelease
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
More than 120 cities across the country are now connected to the DISH 5G network. #pressrelease
The deployment was achieved with 4G-3CC Carrier Aggregation and 5G-NSA capable O-RAN Mobile Infrastructure. #pressrelease
Open interface and software-based RAN technology will encourage Zain to capitalize on cloud infrastructure offerings. #pressrelease
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
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
Short-term open RAN and vRAN forecast revised upward. #pressrelease
Viettel in Vietnam said it will work with Qualcomm on a 5G Radio Unit (RU) with massive MIMO capabilities running open RAN specifications. #pressrelease
Ceragon Networks will supply wireless microwave and millimeter wave backhaul transport products to Dish Network for 5G. #pressrelease
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 Electronics announced that it is now an official member of the Technical Oversight Committee (TOC) within the O-RAN Alliance. #pressrelease
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
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.
Blueyard Capital, Qualcomm Ventures and SamsungNext participated in a $9.5 million Series A round of funding in startup FreedomFi.
Ajit Pai, the head of the FCC under former President Trump, joined the board of directors of Rakuten Symphony.
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 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 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 Symphony and Qualcomm said they will work together to develop Massive MIMO products using open RAN specifications in configurations of up to 64T64R.
New platform combines silicon and software for radio unit designers.
Dish Network said it will use the ServiceNow Platform in its forthcoming 5G network.
Mavenir said it is now selling micro, macro, millimeter wave (mmWave) and massive MIMO open RAN radios under its OpenBeam brand.
Wind River Studio has been launched in KDDI's commercial network.
KDDI in Japan said it worked with Samsung and Fujitsu to deploy a commercial 5G standalone open RAN cell site.
Qualcomm's silicon will power Hewlett Packard Enterprise's 5G distributed units running open RAN specifications, the companies announced.
The O-RAN Alliance said it expects to show off open RAN technology demonstrations from the likes of Ericsson, Qualcomm, Rakuten and others.
Deal was originally announced in October 2020.
Deal is expected to close on or about February 14, 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 Network said it will use the Verica Continuous Verification Platform (CVP) for Kubernetes and Kafka.
The O-RAN Alliance said it plans to hold a meeting in conjunction with the upcoming MWC Barcelona trade show next month.
Gogo said it has deployed seven sites of 5G open RAN equipment with vendor Airspan.
Baicells Technologies said its basestations would be able to connect to the FreedomFi Gateway under a new partnership between the two companies.
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 said it will conduct a pilot program with FreedomFi focusing on CBRS spectrum.
The Texas city of Amarillo disclosed plans to cover 50 square miles with Airspan's Mimosa fixed wireless services by this summer.
Dish Network said it will use Equinix's interconnection infrastructure for its forthcoming 5G network.
Ericsson said its new Intelligent Automation Platform includes support for a non-real-time RAN intelligent controller (Non-RT-RIC) for open RAN.
Research institute on wireless 5G and 6G networks touts demo combining AI, O-RAN and cloud-native virtualized wireless networks at MWC LA.
Demo provided by Salt Lake City testbed researchers is part of the National Science Foundation-funded Platforms for Advanced Wireless Research (PAWR) program.
Dell Technologies released its Bare Metal Orchestrator and Respond and Restore for Telecom offerings, and announced partnerships with Mavenir and Wind River.
STL said its new lineup of Accellus products - ranging from radios to RICs - are designed for 5G networks using open RAN specifications.
Dish Network said it will use 10x People, LLC to manage its telephone number inventory.
Parallel Wireless said it will open new open RAN research and development centers in the UK and Israel.
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 Networks said it would work with Mavenir to develop basestations for a 5G mobile satellite network.
Startup EdgeQ said it is now sampling its 5G 'basestation-on-a-chip' to what it said were tier-one customers.
The O-RAN Alliance said 1&1 is its newest operator member, and that it is making progress toward improving open RAN standards.
STL announced a collaboration with Facebook Connectivity to design and develop 4G and 5G radio products as part of the Evenstar program.
Qaulcomm said its new FSM200xx supports open RAN on small cells for 5G.
Mavenir said it will work with Qualcomm on indoor and outdoor products for open RAN.
Mavenir announced an open RAN 4G/5G network in Dallas running in the 3.5GHz CBRS spectrum.
OpenAirX-Labs (OAX) launched for open source 5G, with funding and support from several US government agencies and private and public US companies.
COMSovereign Holding Corp. said it inked a funding agreement worth $10 million with an investment entity managed by The Lind Partners.
Parallel Wireless said its technology is now supporting open RAN deployments in urban areas in addition to rural areas.
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 said its new Telco Cloud Platform RAN allows network operators to virtualize radio access network (RAN) functions and implement an open RAN architecture.
Helium said its new partnership with FreedomFi could expand 5G coverage.
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.
Rakuten Mobile said Abu Dhabi-based Etisalat will 'explore and co-develop a mobile network reference design' using its Rakuten Communications Platform (RCP).
Japan's Docomo will buy O-RAN-compliant 5G products from vendor Samsung.
Sidd Chenumolu, Dish Network's vice president of technology development, said the company looks forward to working with the O-RAN Alliance.