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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…

Study: Carriers can rake in cash savings by using MEC for offloading traffic

15 May 2018 by Fierce Telecom
Carriers can tap into significant cost savings by creating local breakouts that offload traffic through multiaccess edge computing (MEC). A study released today found that U.S. mobile…

xRAN spec to herald new disruption

26 April 2018 by The Mobile Network
The first XRAN specifications for a fully specified open interface between radio and central units will break down the three vendor “stranglehold” on the RAN, according to one would-be…

Wireless Carriers Should Be Hosted PBX Providers

19 April 2018 by No Jitter
The small office/home office represents significant untapped potential. Mobile network operators (MNOs) have a sizeable revenue opportunity in the high-growth UCaaS market. They're exceptionally…

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…

xRAN Forum releases open fronthaul spec in move to transform RAN industry

13 April 2018 by Fierce Wireless
In a move that will have some operators and smaller vendors rejoicing, the xRAN Forum announced the approval and public availability of the xRAN Fronthaul Specification Version 1.0, the first…

Mavenir Analyst Briefing - UCaaS, RCS Monetization, xRAN & 5G Markets

9 April 2018 by 650 Group
Mavenir held a 'virtual' analyst meeting - essentially a webinar - that conveyed the company's efforts on several new initiatives: SMB UCaaS - small business unified communications, Messaging as…

Podcast: Mavenir brings mobility muscle to disrupt, revolutionize enterprise UC market

6 April 2018 by Telecom Reseller
“Frictionless onboarding, and consumer like features,” says Guilaume Le Mener, SVP Le Mener about the type of mobility services people expect as consumers, but may not always get for their enterprise…

3 Threats to UC Industry Momentum

29 March 2018 by No Jitter
A strong market push by Google, an economic downturn, and the rise of mobile UCaaS -- if they materialize -- could all dampen existing players’ strong prospects. Cisco no doubt plans to continue…

What’s the outlook on network slicing for 5G?

27 March 2018 by RCR Wireless
Mavenir recently announced a virtualized network slicing software solution dubbed CloudRange Network Slice Suite. The idea is virtual provisioning of a network within a network based on “criteria…