Mavenir and Goodman Networks Partner to Deliver Open RAN Solutions and Services
Systems Integration for the US Market
Richardson, TX, USA, June 5, 2020 – Mavenir, the industry’s only end-to-end cloud-native Network Software Provider for 4G/5G networks, and Goodman Networks, a leader in unique offerings of Field Services, Supply Chain, Distribution, Integration Services, and network services, announced today a collaboration partnership to deliver Open RAN solutions and services in the United States.
The growing momentum for Open RAN solutions is driving the demand from mobile operators for vendors to provide an end-to-end Open RAN service ecosystem to design, build, optimize and maintain these networks. In today’s announcement, Mavenir and Goodman have agreed to work together for systems integration and deliver turnkey Open RAN solutions and services that are not proprietary and capable of interoperating alongside other System Integrators.
Mavenir with its deep experience in Open RAN technology solutions, and Goodman with its service offerings in U.S footprint, together will provide a full complement of end to end solutions and services including:
- Comprehensive solution planning and design
- Efficient supply chain and pre-staging capability
- Well established warehousing, forward and reverse logistics
- Rapid site surveys, expert RF planning and design
- Nationwide cell site installation, solution deployment, integration, and test
- Cost effective drive testing and RF optimization
- End to end migration scenario planning, testing and execution
- Expert KPI tuning, performance monitoring, field services and lifecycle support
“We are very pleased to partner with Goodman to deliver an end-to-end service and support experience to our customers. Our joint offer can cover the entire market and all the capabilities needed to give our customers a simplified path to Open RAN,” said Ramnik Kamo, Mavenir EVP Worldwide Operations and CIO.
“A Mavenir/Goodman partnership promises to accelerate the deployment of Open RAN nationwide. We are excited to participate in the execution of Mavenir’s vision by providing high-quality field service solutions in the US,” said Scott Pickett, Goodman Networks CMO & EVP Business Development.
Mavenir has been a pioneer of Open RAN, including founding member of Open RAN Policy Coalition and elected board member, as well as part of the industry association, the Telecom Infra Project (TIP) and was one of the first members of the O-RAN Alliance.
Founding members of the Open RAN Policy Coalition include Airspan, Altiostar, AT&T, AWS, Cisco, CommScope, Dell, DISH Network, Facebook, Fujitsu, Google, IBM, Intel, Juniper Networks, Mavenir, Microsoft, NEC Corporation, NewEdge Signal Solutions, NTT, Oracle, Parallel Wireless, Qualcomm, Rakuten Mobile, Samsung Electronics America, Telefónica, US Ignite, Verizon, VMWare, Vodafone, World Wide Technology, and XCOM-Labs.