Radio Access Networks (RAN)
A flexible Radio Access Network (RAN) is the cornerstone of next-generation mobile network infrastructure. The evolved RAN architecture, designed with cloud-native virtualization techniques, enables the RAN to flex and adapt based on usage and coverage. Cloud computing shifts network functions from dedicated hardware platforms into virtualized software components that can be implemented on hardware, which can be pooled in centralized data centers. The approach helps to achieve significant Capex and Open savings in hardware and management costs with increased flexibility and agility of the network to shorten time to market.
Traditional RAN platforms have been based on proprietary hardware and rely on long life-cycles in development, deployment, and operation. With each generation of radio interface change, these radios are typically replaced with the newer versions at a significant investment and inconvenience to the CSPs. This also creates the vendor lock-in and the inability to keep pace with technology and demographic transitions.
Mavenir’s approach is radically different from traditional proprietary approaches. With a comprehensive portfolio of fully virtualized VNFs, cloud-native virtualization of the baseband processing is extended to the edge of the network.
Mavenir and Qualcomm Collaborate to Deliver Open RAN 4G/5G Indoor and Outdoor Radio Solutions for Public and Private Networks
24 June 2021
Mavenir and Qualcomm collaborate to develop indoor/outdoor solutions for both private and public network deployments, broadening choices for Open RAN.
Manx Telecom Partners with Mavenir to Transform its Mobile Voice and Data Network and Trials Open RAN with Mavenir’s Leading Cloud-Native Solutions
24 June 2021
Manx Telecom partners with Mavenir and begins transformation journey with next-generation virtualised voice (VoLTE) and data networks (Packet Core).
MobiledgeX, Mavenir Collaborate on 5G Edge with Deutsche Telekom
22 June 2021
Mavenir and MobiledgeX collaborate with Deutsche Telekom to validate the reference design for deploying cloud-native 5G User Plane Function (UPF) to support Multi-Access Edge Computing (MEC) applications, tailored for proximity and performance use cases. “This is a successful milestone for cloud-native 5G Core traffic routing, giving Deutsche Telekom the freedom to deliver a point of interconnect/local breakouts anywhere in the world, on any cloud,” said Bejoy Pankajakshan, chief strategy officer at Mavenir.