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A Kodak Moment May Await Ericsson, Huawei & Nokia
31 October 2019 by LightReading
With the development of more open interfaces, operators are now promised the ability to use products from different vendors at the same mobile site -- something not possible in older networks.
Telcos & Enterprises: 5G Friends or Foes?
26 June 2019 by LightReading
The possibility of a clash between Communications Service Providers (CSPs) and vendors over the enterprise market is real. Ericsson, Telefónica's equipment partner on a Mercedes-Benz project, has…
TIP Turns Three, Celebrates Production-Ready Mobile Network Technologies
25 February 2019 by LightReading
On the Telecom Infra Project's third birthday, Deutsche Telekom's Axel Clauberg says the collaborative group is celebrating the move of mobile network technologies out of the research phase and into…
Life After Huawei: What BT Does Next In Its Network Core
24 February 2019 by LightReading
Even before the current security backlash against the Chinese vendor, BT had decided it did not want the company's technology anywhere near its "core," the central part of the network where all the…
Open Conflict Over OpenRAN
14 February 2019 by LightReading
Strange as it might seem, Huawei's international tribulations may bear some responsibility for the growing interest in a more open radio access network (RAN). As security hysteria drives countries…
TIP, ORAN Alliance Poised to Join Forces on OpenRAN
16 October 2018 by LightReading
Vodafone and Telefónica have today announced the selection of vendors as "leading candidates" to produce these interoperable RAN solutions. The companies in question are Altiostar, Mavenir…
Why Resistance to the OpenRAN May Crumble
11 July 2018 by LightReading
In the last couple of months, the xRAN Forum has come up with an alternative to CPRI that promises the freedom and efficiency operators crave. "The specification exists and is fully defined in terms…
First xRAN Spec, Backed by AT&T & Verizon, Expected by Early 2018
29 November 2017 by LightReading
The xRAN.org -- an open source radio access network (RAN) project backed by major operators and vendors -- is getting ready to deliver its first specification late this year or early in 2018.
5G Volume Knob Cranked to 11
13 September 2017 by LightReading
Mavenir has unveiled its SDN-controlled 5G core network and cloud RAN offerings, stressing its "cloud-native" approach, its focus on virtualization and the availability of its "5G-ready"…