Stefano Cantarelli

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EVP, Strategic Business Development

Stefano Cantarelli

Stefano has been spending almost three decades in the Telco industry and brings leadership in technology vision, innovative IP solutions in the mobile and convergent communication and also operational excellence in major technology transformation cycles and introduction in the overall Telecommunication market worldwide.

Stefano as EVP, Strategic Business Development at Mavenir is responsible for helping Mavenir expand its market share as a partner of choice for its global customer base, and ensuring that Mavenir continues to drive innovation that provides value to customers and agility to their technology.

Most recently, Stefano was driving the Network and IT strategy for O2 UK and defining the Virtualisation Strategy in the Telco Cloud project.

Previously, Stefano was CTO and R&D Vice President of Acision and at Huawei in UK as Vice President of Carrier Networks for UK and Ireland, and at Vodafone, where he was responsible for the network engineering and operations, transforming the infrastructure and launching 3G and internet services together with a lot of innovations to give agility and leadership position.

In addition, Stefano has held senior roles at Bulldog, Vodafone Italy, Ericsson, Siemens Telecomunicazioni, AT&T Network Systems, and Lucent Technologies.

Stefano graduated in Milano at the Politecnico of Milano in 1988 for Electronic engineering.

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Open RAN enabling CSPs to deliver on the promise of 5G – A TelecomTV Interview

17 June 2022

Mavenir’s Stefano Cantarelli on a TelecomTV interview – talking about how today’s Open RAN deployments are a confirmation of the need to re-architecture the RAN enabling CSPs to deliver on the promise of 5G and beyond.

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Vodafone Portugal Appoints Mavenir as Strategic 5G Core Cloud-Native Guide

06 April 2022

Vodafone Portugal has gone 5G cloud-native with a containerized converged packet core from network software specialist Mavenir in a bid to mobilize its software across multiple systems.

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Vodafone, Mavenir Complete First VoLTE Call Over Containerized Open RAN Solution

15 December 2021

Vodafone and Mavenir, achieve a significant milestone in the move away from physical infrastructure to a digital cloud-based environment, using Open RAN systems to expand in-building 4G coverage for medium and large-sized enterprise facilities.

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