Open RAN North America is part of the Informa Tech Division of Informa PLC

This site is operated by a business or businesses owned by Informa PLC and all copyright resides with them. Informa PLC's registered office is 5 Howick Place, London SW1P 1WG. Registered in England and Wales. Number 3099067.

Open RAN North America



Discover the latest news and breaking stories, access the latest reports, and keep up to date with updates from across the service provider ecosystem

Interview with NTIA (U.S)

Watch this exclusive interview, as Brian Larkin, Team Lead – International 5G at NTIA (U.S) shares his insights on NTIA’s priorities, his own responsibilities, and the topics he intends to cover as he joins the keynote panel discussion ‘What to Expect from ORAN in North America & Globally?


The hunt begins for an 'MVP' in open RAN

White House wants to create a 'Minimum Viable Profile,' or 'MVP,' for open RAN, with backing from Microsoft, Dell, Intel and Mavenir. But some fret market fragmentation.

China-backed Picocom takes on Intel in small cells

A new chip designed specifically for radio units offers a 50% cost saving over products based on FPGAs, says Picocom.

Rakuten says it's on track for 8 million mobile customers next year

A recent surge in takeup of mobile services fuels optimism within Rakuten, but there is skepticism about its latest cost projections.


Brought to you by our Research Partner, Omdia

2023 Trends to Watch: Radio Access Networks (RAN)

Radio Access Networks (RAN) trends to watch for 2023 are: energy efficiency will be the top priority, open vRAN will grow if MNOs accept trade-offs, and 5G-Advanced enhances and extends 5G capabilities.

Open vRAN and vRAN Market Tracker – 1H23 Analysis

Provides market size and forecasts for open vRAN and proprietary vRAN markets. The forecast is segmented by technology (LTE and 5G), by category (radio units, baseband software, NFV infrastructure, and purpose-built DU), and by region.

Unleash the 5G power: Open RAN RIC transforms the RAN space – are you ready?

The open RAN RIC and app ecosystem continues to develop as more vendors enter the telecom space. Commentary includes excerpts from Omdia’s recent research in this space and a view of vendor perspectives.

Market Landscape: RAN Vendors 2023

Omdia's annual assessment of the main radio access network (RAN) vendors. Companies covered in the report include Airspan, CICT, Ericsson, Fujitsu, Huawei, NEC, Nokia, Samsung Electronics, and ZTE. 


RAN Evolution Omdia Report e-book