Deutsche Telekom’s view on open RAN state of play.
Mixed bag: encouraging pace of development, but complexity reigns.
Programmability capability is two to three years away.
“Must have” automation needed to tackle integration challenge.
Two Telefónica projects advance to a testing phase in Colombia’s Regulatory Sandbox initiative.
Open RAN project builds on Internet para Todos rollout in Latin America.
SOC targets real‑time network experience monitoring.
Rakuten to acquire Altiostar, Telefónica minority investment and “partner of choice”.
Telefónica relationship with the US‑based open RAN specialist extends beyond stake holding, with collaboration in network development and deployment in Europe and Latin America.
By 2028 EE’s 5G network to reach 90% of landmass and the remainder “on‑demand”. Consumer and Network‑fronted event intended to stake BT’s claim for national network superiority, and development of a platform for growth. Exacting ESN connectivity demands pinned as a reason for open access caution, but accelerated Huawei ...
Operator switches on O‑RAN Town in Neubrandenburg. Dell, Fujitsu, Intel, Mavenir, NEC, and Supermicro all part of vendor mix. DT emphasises automation as “must have” to manage complexity. “Vendor‑independent” service management and orchestration framework developed. DT heavily involved in NGMN work at plugging R&D “industry gap” in determining best ...
Capgemini Engineering, Dell Technologies, Keysight Technologies, NEC, Samsung, and Wind River selected for commercial UK deployment. Vodafone top brass insists that accelerating the pace of RAN innovation, rather than cost reduction, is initial the strategic driver for open RAN rollout. Quietly trimming UK open RAN site commitment from 2,600 ...
Operator implements Nokia’s Self‑Organizing Networks software in a bid to improve customer experience on its mobile networks.
Nokia hails the deal as evidence of the strength of its BT account, which is said to have taken on a “continuous development” model.