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.
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.
FCC Acting Chairwoman Jessica Rosenworcel plans to open an inquiry on how the agency might promote open RAN technology.
Fujitsu, one of the main hardware suppliers to Dish Network for 5G, announced a new supply agreement with chipset vendor Xilinx.
Startup EdgeQ said its new chips for open RAN 5G products use the open design of RISC-V processors.
The Open Networking Foundation said it released its new SD-RAN version 1.0 platform for open RAN architecture.
COMSovereign said it will issue common stock in an attempt to raise $16 million for acquisitions, marketing and other expenses.
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 said its Radio Unit (RU) will work with Radisys' 5G NR OpenRAN software.
Executives from Ericsson and Qualcomm will lead Mavenir's efforts to build radio units.
Marvell is now offering a range of silicon options supporting 5G transmissions on open RAN equipment.
Dish Network said it will test open and virtualized radio access network 5G products containing Qualcomm's new 5G RAN Platforms.
Mavenir said it added 2G and 3G support to its existing lineup of 4G and 5G products.
Network testing company Viavi said it conducted O-RAN equipment tests with the likes of CommScope, NEC, Baicells and others.
CommScope said it purchased the patent portfolio of Phluido that focuses on virtual radio access networks (vRAN).
The Open Networking Foundation said its SD-RAN project will fit inside of the work of the O-RAN Alliance.
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 said it used Nvidia's Mellanox ConnectX-6 Dx SmartNIC to accelerate its 5G Core User Plane Function (UPF).
Marvell is the latest company to join the Open RAN Policy Coalition.
Verizon said it conducted an end-to-end virtualized 5G data session, which it said is a step further on the open RAN path.
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.
Akraino Blueprints cover areas MEC, AI/ML, cloud, connected vehicle, AR/VR, Android cloud native, telco core, open RAN and more.
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 has joined the Open RAN Policy Coalition to support development and deployment of open RAN 5G tech.
Etisalat, an existing Affirmed customer, adds on a platform for digital services and infrastructure.