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Interview with Mavenir at OpenRAN World 2023

Hear from John Baker - SVP, Ecosystem Business Development at Mavenir - at as he discusses the true meaning of 'Open Interfaces', reflects on the role of green networks and improving efficiencies in the RAN, and explores Mavenir's role as system integrator for VMO2's 2023 deployment. 

Packed guided tours of i14y lab in Berlin

2 groups of Open RAN World 2023 attendees including vendors, regulators and operators from around the world joined us for guided tours of the i14y lab in Berlin this April 25th - the day before the main conference and exhibition opened. 

Click here to read a writeup of the tours. 

Thank you to i14y lab, our Technology Partner, for hosting us! 


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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 Market Tracker – 2022 Analysis

This provides market analysis of Omdia’s Open vRAN Market Tracker – 2022 Data report and includes major drivers and challenges for open vRAN growth along with major regional highlights. 

Open vRAN Market Tracker – 2022 Data

This data file provides Omdia's latest open vRAN market forecast. The forecast is segmented between LTE and 5G with both further broken down into radio unit sales and shipments, BBU/vCU and vDU revenue, and server and related server software.

Small cells are one of the promising use cases for open RAN, but challenges remain

Network openness has been a major talking point and strong focus for operators and vendors. Open RAN promises higher interoperability and flexibility. In the meantime, small cells are expected to play a growing role in 5G. 

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DT says Open RAN is mature enough for commercial rollout

Deutsche Telekom plans to start commercial rollouts of Open RAN in Germany and further afield later this year, having decided that the technology is now sufficiently grown-up.

Samsung’s Open RAN-compatible kit goes live on Dish 5G network

Electronics giant Samsung has reached another milestone on its journey to becoming a force to be reckoned with in telco vendor market.

Orange and Vodafone to share Open RAN networks

European telco giants Orange and Vodafone have agreed to throw their considerable weight behind shared Open RAN networks.

NGMN Alliance confident open RAN is greener than closed RAN

Orange Group CTO reckons the industry body will be able to prove, using hard data, that open RAN is greener than traditional RAN.

Orange confident about open RAN's role in network transformation

Orange's Michaël Trabbia says the company remains confident about open RAN, which it sees as part of an overall cloud transformation of the network.

ETSI CTO: Moving the needle on 5G standalone and open RAN

Adrian Scrase discusses challenges the industry faces in moving forward with open RAN and 5G standalone deployments.

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