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Ericsson Jumps On the O-RAN Alliance Bandwagon

Feb 05, 2019 - ICT Monitor Worldwide

Ericsson is the latest big-named vendor to join the O-RAN Alliance, which is looking to form an open standards-based consensus for virtualizing the radio access network (RAN). This virtualized RAN architecture is seen as key to 5G network deployments.

The Swedish vendor will focus its O-RAN Alliance efforts on the open connections between the RAN and network orchestration and automation. This includes using artificial intelligence (AI)-enabled closed-loop automation and end-to-end optimiza...