Samsung and Virgin Media O2 have successfully deployed multiple live 4G and 5G sites in the U.K., advancing the next phase of their collaboration. In tandem with this deployment, the companies also completed the first 5G data call on Virgin Media O2’s commercial 5G network, using the sites.
BT and Nokia are to trial Open RAN technology in the city of Hull, UK, where BT will install Nokia’s RAN Intelligent Controller (RIC) for Open RAN, across a number of sites, to optimise network performance for customers of its mobile network, EE.
Wireless Telecom Group's CommAgility brand is part of a consortium awarded funding from the UK government to develop 5G infrastructure for an Open RAN project.
IBM and Airspan are to collaborate on the launch of a 5G-enabled OpenRAN testbed across the IBM Watson IoT Center in Munich, Germany and IBM’s Global Industry Solution Center (GISC) in Nice, France
Vodafone and Mavenir are working on a small cell solution, based on OpenRAN technology, to provide indoor 4G connectivity for business customers. Designed for business customers who occupy medium to large office spaces, the plug-and-play small cell equipment can ensure comprehensive mobile coverage......
The UK government has launched a new £30m competition to speed up the adoption of OpenRAN, as part of its 5G Diversification Strategy. The competition will tackle the world’s over-reliance on a small number of telecoms vendors by developing new, innovative solutions in the UK.
Nokia will deploy its 5G standalone (SA) Core for DISH on Amazon Web Services (AWS). While DISH previously announced agreements with both companies, this news marks the world’s first deployment of 5G in the public cloud, supporting DISH’s cloud-native, OpenRAN-based 5G network with high-level scale, performance and security.