Articles & Insights

Apr 04

Open RAN Past, Present, and Future

At the recent Mobile World Congress show in Barcelona, I was lucky enough to be able to host a panel discussion at the Mavenir stand designed to explore the latest developments in Open RAN. The panel brought together three different, but complimentary perspectives: BG Kumar, President of Access Networks, Platforms and MDE at Mavenir; Mohamed…

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Feb 22

Deploy Open RAN with Confidence: Implement a Commercially Proven, Operationally Ready 4G/5G Solution at Your CSP Today

Mavenir Open vRAN, powered by VMware Telco Cloud Automation, is a commercially proven, fully automated solution managing extensive 5G standalone networks. The combined solution is operationally ready to streamline 4G and 5G non-standalone network ramp-up in a pre-stacked and integrated manner, minimizing downtime and errors and enabling seamless modernization of the network at scale.

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Strengthening American Communications Leadership With Open Radio Access Networks

Today, marked another milestone in the evolution of Open RAN as Mavenir joined other industry leaders and testified before the Communications and Technology Subcommittee in the U.S. House of Representatives at a hearing entitled, “Leveraging American Communications Leadership with Open Radio Access Networks.”


Four Misconceptions About The Complexity Of Open RAN

Open radio access network (Open RAN) is a telecommunications concept that aims to disaggregate traditional network elements, such as hardware and software, to create a more open and flexible wireless network infrastructure. The process promotes interoperability and vendor-neutral interfaces, allowing operators to mix and match components from different vendors rather than relying on a single supplier.


Open RAN Is All About Open Interfaces 

We are at the crossroads, and it feels appropriate to take a page out of Andrew S. Grove’s book; “Only the Paranoid Survive”, Grove reveals his strategy for measuring the nightmare moment every leader dreads–when massive change occurs and a company must, virtually overnight, adapt or fall by the wayside–in a new way.


Clarity on O-RAN Specification Updates for Massive MIMO Radios

Specification work within the O-RAN Alliance in regard to an uplink modification to open fronthaul for Massive MIMO radios is ongoing and should produce a final specification next year. The initial steps were taken at the O-RAN Alliance event in Osaka, Japan, in June 2023, to establish the uplink performance improvement (ULPI) specification. At this…


Octoberfest in Telecom – Open RAN Acknowledged as Industry’s Future

Incumbents and newcomers, all rally around Open RAN Open RAN momentum continues to gather pace. Earlier this month in Madrid at the Telecom Infra Project (TIP) event – FYUZ, a cadence of announcements and endorsements echoed the necessity and demonstrated impressive progress for open and disaggregated networks. In addition, there has been a marked uptick…