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VMware and Intel help Deutsche Telekom with O-RAN

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

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

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

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 […]

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Deutsche Telekom tests virtual RAN platform with VMware, Intel

Deutsche Telekom, Intel and VMware announced a partnership to test an open virtual RAN (vRAN) platform at the German operator’s headquarter in Bonn. VMware developed the system based on Intel’s FlexRAN architecture. The platform is based on O-RAN standards in order to bring agility to radio access networks for both existing LTE and future 5G […]

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Deutsche Telekom, Intel breakthrough piles open RAN pressure onto big vendors

The algorithm Deutsche Telekom is using in its demonstration was developed by Cohere Technologies, a Californian software vendor whose CEO Ray Dolan recently spoke with Light Reading in some detail about his company’s products. The important thing here is that Cohere’s algorithm led to a major improvement in radio performance during Deutsche Telekom’s trials. Indeed, […]

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VMware and Deutsche Telekom Unveil Collaboration on Cloud-Based Open and Intelligent Virtual RAN Platform

The Open RAN solution architecture leverages standards-based Intel processors and FlexRAN, a vRAN software reference platform, to run vRAN workloads on top of VMware’s telco cloud platform, optimized for real-time and low latency workloads. The solution will also feature a VMware-developed pre-standard, near-real-time RAN Intelligent Controller (RIC) that will adopt O-RAN open interfaces with required […]