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.
The FCC said it is looking for advice on how it might 'foster the success' of open and virtualized radio access networks.
Airspan said it will sell its offerings through the Rakuten Communications Platform (RCP).
Silicom said its new distributed unit (DU) aligns with open RAN specifications and the Evenstar program from Facebook Connectivity.