The challenges to the mobile network economics are vast, but the future is bright.
In the third and final part of the India Digital Open Summit series, Pardeep Kohli reveals the keys to a successful network future. Read on for the transcript presented at India Digital Open Summit and check out the live presentation series recordings here.
Telefonica and Vodafone hailed OpenRAN technology as the future of Radio Access Network (RAN) equipment, as both operators announced plans to expand trial deployments.
Open source technology set to challenge traditional network models
In part one of the India Digital Open Summit series, Pardeep Kohli discussed the challenges in mobile network economics historically - specifically when the phone became smarter than the network. The carriers lost the battle, but will they win the network economics war? In part two of the series Kohli explains the importance of the shift in the mobile paradigm to win network economics back for the operators. Read on for the transcript presented at India Digital Open Summit and check out the live recording here:
The concept of open goes beyond just standards interoperability. A RAN built by Nokia, Ericsson or Huawei will be interoperable with any device, any core, any transmission network attaching to it – due to its conformance with standards. That is a standards-based network.
We may not feel it yet, but something pretty significant just happened – and in a few years, we’ll be looking back at this moment as a paradigm shift for our industry.
The xRAN Forum recently announced the availability of the xRAN Fronthaul Specification version 1.0, which defines open interfaces and simplifies interoperability between suppliers…but most notably, which wrests control of network equipment from the small cartel of vendors who have dominated and dictated the market for the past decade.
Simplified Engagement for Operators for Cloud RAN Solution With Open Interfaces
The Linux Foundation, the nonprofit organization enabling mass innovation through open source, announced that 18 new organizations have joined the Foundation as Silver members including Mavenir
SAN FRANCISCO – June 30, 2017 – The Linux Foundation, the nonprofit organization enabling mass innovation through open source, announced that 18 new organizations have joined the Foundation as Silver members.