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Vodafone Offers Europe Up to OpenRAN

13 November 2019
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Mavenir Swings for Big Leagues with OpenRAN

16 October 2019 by SDX Central
Mavenir announced that its fully virtualized 4G and 5G OpenRAN offering is commercially available to operators. The US-based network software provider claims to be the only “end-to-end…

Vodafone and Telefónica Will Trial TIP’s OpenRAN Platforms

16 October 2018 by SDX Central
Mavenir earlier this month announced that it had formed an OpenRAN Partner Ecosystem that includes MTI, Baicell, NEC, Fujitsu, Sercomm, AceAxis, KMW, Benetel, CommScope, Blue Danube Systems…

Mavenir Says Its OpenRAN Group Isn’t at Odds With Cisco’s vRAN Alliance

8 October 2018 by SDX Central
Mavenir has culled together a group of virtual RAN companies to form what it’s calling the OpenRAN Partner Ecosystem. Mavenir’s group sounds very similar to Cisco’s Open vRAN Alliance,…

TIP Members to Issue OpenRAN RFIs

26 June 2018 by SDX Central
Mavenir is a member of both TIP and the xRAN Forum. According to Bejoy Pankajakshan, Mavenir’s SVP of technology and strategy, the two groups are different in how they are addressing fronthaul, which…

Sprint Joins ORAN Alliance and Linux Foundation Networking Fund

17 May 2018 by SDX Central
All the major U.S. operators are exploring their virtualized RAN (vRAN) options. T-Mobile is exploring a vRAN architecture but added that the 5G network doesn’t have to be uniform and…

xRAN, Open vRAN, and OpenRAN: What’s the Difference?

14 April 2018 by SDX Central
Virtualizing the RAN is getting a lot of attention from operators because it promises to lower operator capex and opex costs as well as make it possible for them to add new capabilities to the…

Plenty of MEC Chatter Expected at Mobile World Congress 2018

21 February 2018 by SDX Central
Multi-access edge computing (MEC) is going to have a few moments in the limelight at this year’s Mobile World Congress 2018 event, although much of the attention is likely to come from show…

Mavenir Introduces White Box Routing at the Network Edge

17 January 2018 by SDX Central
Mavenir Systems is using white box routing to help wireless operators resolve some of the capacity constraints and latency issues in their networks. Mavenir says that its new virtualized Media…

Mavenir Plots Virtual Powerhouse With Brocade’s vEPC Assets

27 November 2017 by SDX Central
Mavenir is using the virtual evolved packet core (vEPC) technology it acquired from Brocade coupled with its virtualized radio access network (vRAN) to create a virtualized next-gen…

Sprint Adds Color to NFV Plans That are ‘Essential’ for 5G Deployment

5 September 2017 by SDX Central
Sprint added details to its network virtualization plans ahead of the carrier’s push toward 5G, including new vendors and timelines. Günther Ottendorfer, chief operating officer of…