Wind River Studio enables latest Vodafone Open RAN deployment milestone

Wind River, a specialist in delivering software for mission-critical intelligent systems, has revealed that Wind River Studio is being used by Vodafone for its Open RAN deployment across Wales and South West England.

With this latest deployment, Vodafone is replacing traditional, legacy technology and installing Open RAN equipment for 2,500 sites.

Paul Miller, CTO, Wind River, said: “Vodafone has been a leader in Open RAN from the start. With this new milestone, Wind...

1&1 AG builds first Open RAN mobile network in Europe

Mobile Network

German telco 1&1 AG has launched the first European mobile network built on Open RAN technology.

Open RAN is an innovative approach to building mobile networks that doesn’t require a single supplier. By combining hardware interoperability with open standards for software, telco providers can reduce costs and complexities without having to rely on traditional vendors like Huawei or Nokia.

Ralph Dommermith, CEO of 1&1 AG, said: “The commissioning of our Open...

Airspan Networks collabs with IBM on 5G Open Ran testbed

Interconnected Globe

Airspan Networks, a 5G hardware and software solutions provider, has joined forces with IBM to collaborate on a 5G-enabled Open RAN testbed.

The testbed will be deployed across the IBM Watson IoT Centre in Munich, Germany and IBM’s Global Industry Solution Centre (GISC) in Nice, France, to demonstrate long-distance control of 5G-enabled edge computing.

The goal of the trial is to help clients across Europe develop multi-vendor solutions to meet different use case...

Fernando Cerioni, VP of Product Management, Mavenir: On the convergence of edge computing, AI, and OpenRAN

Fernando Cerioni, VP of Product Management at Mavenir, is hosting a day one keynote at this year’s virtual Edge Computing Expo Europe.

Ahead of the event, we caught up with Cerioni to get his views on the industry and the role that Mavenir is playing in unlocking the full potential of edge computing for businesses globally.

Edge computing is not a new concept. In fact, its origins can be traced back to the 1990s when...