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A tale of Open RAN innovation from Cohere Technologies

June 29, 2020

One company with a different approach to processing beaming management calculations is Cohere Technologies. Cohere came to attention at the start of the year when it was revealed to have been part of a Deutsche Telekom trial of new O-RAN and vRAN technology. DT was testing virtual infrastructure from VMWare to host virtual instances of […]

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Light Reading’s Leading Lights 2020: The Finalists

June 25, 2020

We are honored by @Light_Reading #LLAwards shortlisting for “Most Innovative Mobile/Wireless Product or Service” and “Company of the Year” (Private) — among esteemed companies. Our sincere thanks to the judges. Read more here

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Open RAN Policy Coalition Welcomes Fourteen New Members

June 12, 2020

The Open RAN Policy Coalition is pleased to welcome 14 new companies to its membership. New members include Ciena, Cohere Technologies, Crown Castle, DeepSig, Hewlett Packard Enterprise, JMA Wireless, Marvell Technology Group, Nokia, Pivotal Commware, Quanta Cloud Technology, Radisys, Reliance Jio, Robin.io, and U.S. Cellular.  Coalition membership now totals 45 global technology companies. “We are […]

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GSMA MWC Shorts: Connecting Everyone & Everything

May 1, 2020

Spending on urban 5G might cover much of the population with dense, high-capacity networks, but IoT, emergency services and businesses of all kinds demand greater coverage than any earlier generation. With spend on dense 5G absorbing capex, how can budgets stretch to deliver large-scale coverage and capacity? Meanwhile many countries just won’t have a business […]

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VMware and Intel help Deutsche Telekom with O-RAN

February 28, 2020

VMware and Intel are helping Deutsche Telekom to create a virtual radio access network (vRAN) platform, based on O-RAN standards for both existing LTE and future 5G networks. The parties are currently undergoing testing and validation at Deutsche Telekom’s headquarters in Bonn, Germany. “As the traditional RAN becomes the open RAN, we need to accelerate […]

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This isn’t the RAN we were raised on

February 28, 2020

Deutsche Telekom, Intel and VMware said they are collaborating on a vRAN platform architected by VMware and Intel and based on Intel’s FlexRAN architecture. It is planned to undergo testing and validation at DT’s labs – the latest in a fairly long look DT has taken at vRAN and open RAN approaches. So what is […]

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VMware, Deutsche Telekom collaborate on virtual RAN Platform

February 27, 2020

VMware, Inc. and Deutsche Telekom are collaborating on an open and intelligent virtual RAN (vRAN) platform. The platform, based on O-RAN standards and Intel’s FlexRAN architecture, will improve RAN agility for both existing LTE and future 5G networks. The companies revealed plans to test and validate the solution at Deutsche Telekom’s headquarters in Germany. In […]

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Open RAN standard increases flexibility and performance

February 27, 2020

Hardware becomes software – the production model of the telecommunications industry is facing a radical change. More and more network functionalities are decoupled from hardware. The networks of the future are open to software partners, more intelligent and adapt flexibly to new requirements. In the development of new technologies, Deutsche Telekom has reached another milestone […]