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by John Baker

WHAT IS THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN OpenRAN, O-RAN and vRAN? 

Your frequently asked questions...answered 1. WHAT IS THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN OpenRAN, O-RAN and vRAN? OpenRAN - disaggregated RAN functionality built using open interface specifications between elements. Can be implemented in vendor-neutral hardware and software-defined technology based on open interfaces and community-developed standards. O-RAN – refers to the O-RAN Alliance or designated specification. O-RAN Alliance is a...


by John Baker

OpenRAN – A FUTURE-PROOF AND COST EFFECTIVE LTE AND 5G NETWORK ARCHITECTURE

5G will accelerate the variety and volume of data traffic further shattering constrained legacy service delivery models and impacting network economics. Many new services will emerge on the 5G network the same way Uber, Facebook and Instagram emerged after LTE deployment. Mobile operators face the technical test of squeezing more...


by John Baker

IT’S TIME. OpenRAN IS COMMERCIALLY AVAILABLE

Network automation has many strings to its bow, and the array of standards, initiatives, software and ideas is vast. But everything going on in the space shares a common factor – reducing vendor lock-in, and ultimately making it easier for operators to expand, innovate and ultimately make money. This is...


by Maryvonne Tubb

MAVENIR – THE TALE OF A RISING US TELECOM NETWORK CHAMPION

Stéphane Téral, Technology Telecommunications Fellow at IHS Markit recently attended Mavenir’s Analyst Event on November 5 in Dallas. Many elements are coming together to put Mavenir in the limelight as a leading US vendor capable of delivering end-to-end open and virtualized operator networks. Read why “Mavenir is now in the...


by Mavenir

‘OPENRAN IS OUR IDENTITY’ – ANALYST EVENT HIGHLIGHTS

As Mavenir is transforming and disrupting the market at a rapid pace, we paused to update key analysts on the latest and upcoming innovations. The relentless focus on redefining the mobile network economics is more urgent than ever as mobile operators are under growing pressure to meet ever-increasing capacity demands...


by John Baker

DISRUPTION IN THE NETWORK EQUIPMENT MODELS AND VENDORS

A recurring theme in discussions with wireless operators about NFV and SDN migration is their frustration with traditional Network Equipment Providers for not moving fast enough to deliver native VNF solutions that run on COTS hardware in a standard way. While operators have always been focused on driving suppliers to lower price,...


by John Baker

DISTRIBUTED CORE NETWORKS TO FOSTER NEW BUSINESS MODELS

To prosper in the 5G era, wireless operators must build cost-efficient, flexible, and agile networks to deliver innovative services and grow the top and bottom lines. The new model for wireless network economics is founded on dramatic savings in capital and operating expenditures through the deployment of distributed cloud-native architectures that...


by John Baker

VIRTUALIZED RAN TO REDUCE TCO

To prosper in the 5G era, wireless operators must build cost-efficient, flexible, and agile networks to deliver innovative services and grow the top and bottom lines. The new model for wireless network economics is founded on dramatic savings in capital and operating expenditures through the deployment of distributed cloud-native architectures that foster new...


by Dr. Virtyt Koshi

OPEN RAN ECOSYSTEM LETS CSPS OPTIMIZE INVESTMENTS

Ahead of their Dubai Summit, Telecom Review sat down with Mavenir's Virtyt Koshi, Senior Vice President and General Manager, EMEA. In the interview transcribed below, Koshi describes the formation of the Mavenir's OpenRAN Partner Ecosystem, how it will pave the way to 5G deployment, and the economic transformation that is critical to...


by Mavenir Guest Blogger

JUST RELEASED: IN-BUILDING VIRTUALIZATION WHITE PAPER

Small cells have entered the wireless ecosystem to enable the densification that is needed to improve coverage and capacity. Yet, despite small cells being able to provide the coverage and capacity needed for in-building wireless (IBW) environments, their deployment has so far been below expectations. The main cause of the...


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