Cisco Spearheads Multi-Vendor Open vRAN Ecosystem Initiative For Mobile Networks

25 February 2018

First ecosystem of its kind brings together innovators including Reliance Jio, Altiostar, Aricent, Intel, Mavenir, Phazr, Red Hat, and Tech Mahindra

BARCELONA, Mobile World Congress, February 25, 2018 — Mobile network operators are facing strong pressures to evolve their businesses and operations for profitable growth and differentiation. Explosive demand for bandwidth persists, while ARPU pressures mount due to competition and limited service innovation. Addressing these challenges requires industry innovation focused on delivering new revenue-generating services based on a more flexible and agile service delivery environment while reducing capex and opex.