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Jan 25

Paradise Boasts of 1Gbit/s Open RAN 5G Network

Paradise Mobile CEO Sam Tabbara has a message for the global mobile market: Open RAN works. And it works well. In early December Paradise Mobile launched a commercial 5G network in Bermuda built on open radio access network (RAN) components from Mavenir and Amazon Web Services (AWS).

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Jan 10

DISH Wireless Awarded $50 Million NTIA Grant for 5G Open RAN Integration and Deployment Center

Mavenir is proud to collaborate with DISH Wireless and other industry consortium partners to establish the Open RAN Center for Integration and Deployment (ORCID) as a result of a $50 million grant from the U.S. Department of Commerce’s National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA).                                                                

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Dec 11

Rakuten and Mavenir Power Europe’s First O-RAN 5G Network by 1&1

For the 1&1 O-RAN, Mavenir provides all components in the core network that are required for a state-of-the-art 5G mobile network – cloud-native and interoperable. Mavenir’s software for the core network runs as container-based microservices on Rakuten Symphony’s platform and serves both fixed wireless access (FWA) and mobile services (eMBB).

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Nov
30

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.

Nov
15

Paradise Mobile Opens up on 11th-Hour Mavenir Deal

Bermuda-based Paradise Mobile CEO Sam Tabbara revealed it was weeks away from signing with one of the big traditional vendors to construct what will be the world’s fastest and most advanced 5G network before selecting open RAN pioneer Mavenir.

Nov
15

Mavenir Gets an RU Integration With… Nokia

Nokia and Mavenir have completed interoperability testing between Nokia’s baseband (DU/CU) and an open RAN Radio Unit (O-RU) from Mavenir, over the Open FrontHaul interface. The test took place at Nokia’s facility in Dallas.

Nov
09

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. 

Oct
20

Ice Norway Doubles Down on Mavenir With Cloud-Native IMS Deal

As a trusted technology partner and one of the leading market providers for voice, data and messaging, upgrading to Mavenir’s IMS was the natural progression for Ice Norway, as they continue to invest in their network cloudification strategy – delivering optimal quality of service to subscribers, leveraging innovative technologies for enhanced customer experience.

Oct
10

Ericsson Lights the Open RAN Fyuz… However the Proof is in the Eating

We welcome Ericsson joining the Open RAN community,” stated John Baker, senior VP of business development at Mavenir. However… “until Ericsson has certified its products and interoperated with other vendors, it does not have Open RAN. The proof is in the eating – it must be more than just words”.

Oct
09

Vodafone Reserves Big Role for Open RAN in Upcoming 100,000-Site Tender

Vodafone’s Santiago Tenorio in a Light Reading article talks about Mavenir’s success in becoming a RAN player and how massive MIMO jointly developed by Mavenir and Qualcomm is “dramatically better” at energy efficiency than anything Tenorio has seen from the big incumbents.