Open Radio Access Network (RAN) is picking up traction and commercial interest in 2023, with multiple operators actively considering the technology for their new and existing 5G networks. Whilst, 5G deployments have matured and mobile operators are looking toward the next wave of monetization, sustainability is becoming a critical topic and is now part of the criteria for vendor selection.
Recon Analytics caught up with Mavenir’s Bejoy Pankajakshan during the Mavenir Analyst meet in Dallas in November to discuss the current state of OpenRAN and the growth factors for Mavenir in 2024
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.
Interview of Pardeep Kohli by Mobile World Live during the Unwrapped digital event on the 5G evolution.
Network Exposure Function (NEF) is a key component of 5G SA and provides new ways for CSPs to monetize on their 5G networks. With NEF, charging based on API usage, implementing tiered pricing plans based on differentiated QoS, and even entering revenue-sharing agreements with new partners across different businesses is now a practical and attainable reality
Mavenir’s John Baker, SVP, Ecosystem Business Development, points out that Open RAN is happening, Open RAN is scaling. The ecosystem has changed overnight with ORAN deployments.
Mavenir’s Antonio Correa talks about the growing ecosystem for OpenRAN and how 5G needs open and disaggregated architecture to reach its full potential.
Intel, Dell Technologies, AWS, and Mavenir have come together to deploy and certify an Open RAN solution on COTS OEM hardware building a complete end-to-end virtualized telco network (RAN and core).