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Europe’s First Open RAN Is Fully Functional – Rakuten and Mavenir Are Technology Partners in 1&1’s Cloud-Native Mobile Network

As 1&1’s chosen core network partner, Mavenir is powering all core network components necessary for a state-of-the-art greenfield mobile network. Key components include a Converged Packet Core, Subscriber Data Management, Charging and Policy Functions, IMS Core and services, Business Support Systems (BSS), and Next-Generation AI-powered Operations Support Systems (ngOSS) incorporating advanced network analytics. Mavenir software runs as containers-based microservices on Rakuten Cloud Platform and serves both enhanced Mobile Broadband (eMBB) and Fixed Wireless Access (FWA) customer segments.

Pardeep Kohli, Mavenir’s President, and Chief Executive Officer states: “We are pleased to have partnered with Rakuten Symphony in building and launching 1&1’s milestone network in Germany. Mavenir’s solution is built with cloud-native principles from the outset, using containerised and highly automated workloads. The software-centric design enables faster time-to-market, lower TCO, and transformation to a DevOps-based operating model. Thanks to Mavenir’s open Core network components, 1&1’s network is being built from the ground up to be fully interoperable with other MNOs, third-party system integrators, and Open Radio Access Network vendors, creating the optimal platform for 1&1’s future growth and solution evolution.”


Open RAN Vendor Assessment Report

Discover ABI Research’s comprehensive assessment of Open RAN vendors, providing insights into the dynamic evolution of this critical technology. Evaluating key criteria like R&D investments, O-RAN Alliance contributions, mMIMO support, product diversity, global reach, partnerships, proofs-of-concept, energy efficiency, and deployment adaptability, this assessment offers a holistic view of the industry’s advancements.


Mavenir, NEC, and Nokia Named as Open RAN Market Leaders by ABI Research

Mavenir ranked overall leader in the competitor ranking and earned the top spots for both innovation and implementation. Mavenir has made significant efforts to accelerate Open RAN deployments in partnerships with other mobile, chipset vendors, and cloud providers to validate its Open RAN portfolio for multi-vendor deployments.


Mavenir: ‘Open RAN Is Here to Stay’

RCR Wireless News caught up with Mavenir during Fyuz to better understand this link between Open RAN and innovation, in the context of the former merely describing standardized, open interfaces between RAN elements and the latter focused more on how these new architectures are leveraged by operators in the real world. 


Open RAN North America

The upcoming Open RAN North America explores prominent trends and challenges encompassing testing, integration, private networks, and more