NOKIA MOBILE BOSS LASHES OUT AT OPEN RAN FAKES
[Lightreading.com @ MWC] Take the mobile equipment industry's holy trinity of suppliers, and Nokia remains the only one that can flaunt any real open RAN business. In Japan, it has been working with NTT DoCoMo, the biggest operator, to connect Nokia baseband products to other suppliers' radios. Ericsson has yet to unveil any comparable deal, while Huawei remains publicly opposed to the concept.
It gives the Finnish vendor a handy retort when the big mobile suppliers are accused of resisting the technology out of concern it will hurt their business. Indeed, Tommi Uitto, the head of Nokia's mobile business, turns the tables on critics by charging some of the open RAN specialists with fakery.... Read more at Lightreading.com
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