Friday, 22 October 2021

Rakuten and Telefonica join forces in support of Open RAN

by Harry Baldock, Total Telecom
Wednesday 16 September 20

The two operators have signed a deal to develop open-platform 5G network tech, as well as collaborating on 5G core and operational systems

Today, Telefonica has announced a new deal to develop Open RAN technology in collaboration with Japan’s Rakuten.    Open RAN is a concept whereby networks are comprised of hardware and software from multiple vendors that are open and interoperable. This theoretically means less reliance on major traditional vendors and allows for a wider…

Today, Telefonica has announced a new deal to develop Open RAN technology in collaboration with Japan’s Rakuten.    Open RAN is a concept whereby networks are comprised of hardware and software from multiple vendors that are open and interoperable. This theoretically means less reliance on major traditional vendors and allows for a wider…

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