Telecom Infra Project

ONF and Deutsche Telekom Demonstrate Fully Disaggregated Open RAN with Open RIC Platform

Tuesday, October 12, 2021 - 11:02am

MENLO PARK, Calif. & BERLIN, Oct. 12, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Today, the Open Networking Foundation (ONF) and Deutsche Telekom (DT) announced the launch of the SD-RAN Berlin Trial, the first field trial implementing fully disaggregated open RAN solutions using ONF's RAN Intelligent Controller (RIC) software platform as defined by the O-RAN architecture.

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  • MENLO PARK, Calif. & BERLIN, Oct. 12, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Today, the Open Networking Foundation (ONF) and Deutsche Telekom (DT) announced the launch of the SD-RAN Berlin Trial, the first field trial implementing fully disaggregated open RAN solutions using ONF's RAN Intelligent Controller (RIC) software platform as defined by the O-RAN architecture.
  • By integrating proprietary and open source components, including a near real-time RIC and xApps, this ground-breaking trial exemplifies a model for how future open RAN deployments are envisioned to take shape.
  • "The Berlin SD-RAN Open RAN Trial, is a momentous step towards realizing the vision of fully disaggregated and intelligent RAN, leveraging ONF's leading open source RAN Intelligent Controller software platform.
  • We are committed to building solutions optimized for open RAN deployments, and we're very excited to see this DT trial advancing the state-of-the-art for open RAN."

NEC's 5G massive MIMO Open RAN radio units awarded TIP's "Requirements Compliant Ribbon"

Monday, October 11, 2021 - 1:11am

TOKYO, Oct 11, 2021 - (JCN Newswire) - NEC Corporation (NEC; TSE: 6701) announced today that its Open RAN 5G massive MIMO(*) radio units have been awarded a Telecom Infra Project (TIP) Requirements Compliant Ribbon, and are listed on new windowTIP Exchange.

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  • TOKYO, Oct 11, 2021 - (JCN Newswire) - NEC Corporation (NEC; TSE: 6701) announced today that its Open RAN 5G massive MIMO(*) radio units have been awarded a Telecom Infra Project (TIP) Requirements Compliant Ribbon, and are listed on new windowTIP Exchange.
  • With this award, NEC demonstrates compliance with TIP OpenRAN RU requirements for its latest released 5G massive MIMO radio units, specifically the new windowMB5440, new window5450 and new window5460 units, which meet O-RAN standards and feature massive MIMO with advanced beamforming.
  • NEC is an Open RAN market leader with its end-to-end Open 5G solutions, system integration capabilities and deployments with its signature 5G massive MIMO radio offering.
  • (*) A Multiple Input Multiple Output (MIMO) technology that enables multi radio beams and stabilizes radio propagation paths using a massive number of transceivers.

Telecom Infra Project Welcomes Minim and Evaluates Its Technology as a Standard Element in OpenWiFi Architecture

Thursday, September 30, 2021 - 12:30pm

MANCHESTER, NH, Sept. 30, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- via NewMediaWire -- Minim, Inc. (NASDAQ: MINM), the creator of intelligent networking products, today announced it joined the Telecom Infra Project (TIP) Open Converged Wireless (OCW) Project Group and will be supporting the Open Source TIP OpenWiFi Project. Minim and TIP OpenWiFi members are evaluating the use of Minim’s intelligent connectivity software as a standard element in the Project Group’s OpenWiFi framework. This move would allow ISPs and OEMs to activate Minim or any other Wi-Fi management software that supports OpenWiFi’s new subscriber management framework on TIP OpenWiFi compliant devices. 

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  • MANCHESTER, NH, Sept. 30, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- via NewMediaWire -- Minim , Inc.(NASDAQ: MINM), the creator of intelligent networking products, today announced it joined the Telecom Infra Project (TIP) Open Converged Wireless (OCW) Project Group and will be supporting the Open Source TIP OpenWiFi Project.
  • Minim and TIP OpenWiFi members are evaluating the use of Minims intelligent connectivity software as a standard element in the Project Groups OpenWiFi framework.
  • OpenWiFi has the potential to unlock extensive opportunities for both Minim and our customers, said Alec Rooney, CTO, Minim.
  • The Telecom Infra Project (TIP) is a global community of companies and organizations that are driving infrastructure solutions to advance global connectivity.

IP Infusion Accelerates Disaggregated Solutions With Expanded Cell Site Router Portfolio

Thursday, September 2, 2021 - 5:00pm

IP Infusion , a leading provider of network disaggregation solutions for telecom and data communications operators, today announced a Disaggregated Cell Site Gateway (DCSG) solution that supports cell site routing (CSR) platforms for Broadcoms StrataDNX Qumran-UX switching silicon.

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  • IP Infusion , a leading provider of network disaggregation solutions for telecom and data communications operators, today announced a Disaggregated Cell Site Gateway (DCSG) solution that supports cell site routing (CSR) platforms for Broadcoms StrataDNX Qumran-UX switching silicon.
  • IP Infusions carrier-grade disaggregated networking solutions allow network operators to create innovative services and accelerate new revenue streams.
  • With IP Infusions Advanced Support Services, network operators can migrate seamlessly to an end-to-end disaggregated networking solution that delivers lower operating costs.
  • With this solution to support Broadcoms Qumran-UX switching silicon, IP Infusion is expanding the opportunities for network operators to take advantage of disaggregated networking, said Atsushi Ogata, President and CEO of IP Infusion.

QCT Showcases Advanced 5G Solutions at The Big 5G Event

Thursday, August 26, 2021 - 2:00pm

QCT will showcase 5G demos and solutions developed alongside ecosystem partners (Intel, Red Hat, Robin.io, Wind River, DZS) at Booth #900a for both public and private networks and share their latest insights at the event.

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  • QCT will showcase 5G demos and solutions developed alongside ecosystem partners (Intel, Red Hat, Robin.io, Wind River, DZS) at Booth #900a for both public and private networks and share their latest insights at the event.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210826005348/en/
    QCT Sessions at the Big 5G Event 2021 (Graphic: Business Wire)
    QCT 5G Demos, Solutions, and Partner Highlights at the Big 5G Event:
    QCT 5G solutions span data center and edge, to on-premise, with two major product lines, IronInfra and OmniPOD, to address infrastructure modernization and digital transformation needs.
  • QCT IronCloud provides cloud native infrastructures for mobile network operators running 5G core, vRAN, CNFs, and CDN use cases through its ecosystem partnerships.
  • OmniPOD Product Line: End-to-end enterprise 5G network solutions that help achieve the realization of dynamic 5G applications and services.

IP Infusion Named a Leader in Network Operating Systems for Communications Service Providers by Analysys Mason

Wednesday, August 25, 2021 - 5:00pm

IP Infusion , a leading provider of network disaggregation solutions for telecom and data communications operators, today announced that Analysys Mason, a global leader in TMT management consulting, has recognized IP Infusion as the leading communications service provider (CSP) network operating system (NOS) vendor, with strong hardware abstraction capabilities and open-source credentials.

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  • IP Infusion , a leading provider of network disaggregation solutions for telecom and data communications operators, today announced that Analysys Mason, a global leader in TMT management consulting, has recognized IP Infusion as the leading communications service provider (CSP) network operating system (NOS) vendor, with strong hardware abstraction capabilities and open-source credentials.
  • In its CSP IP network disaggregation: understanding the vendor landscape report, Analysys Mason analyzed selected hardware and software vendors that play a vital role in the telecom network disaggregation value chain.
  • IP Infusion is the market leader in terms of disaggregation capabilities, experience, open-source credentials and the number of CSP customers that are deploying their solutions, said Gorkem Yigit, Principal Analyst at Analysys Mason.
  • Additional information can be found at https://www.analysysmason.com/
    IP Infusion enables disaggregated networking solutions for carriers, service providers and data center operators.

Tecore Networks Delivers Industry’s Ultimate Portable 5G SA and NSA Compliant Network in a Box®

Tuesday, August 24, 2021 - 2:36pm

Tecore Networks, a U.S. based manufacturer and global supplier of innovative mobile network infrastructure is excited to announce the launch of its highly anticipated 5G iCore Network in a Box (NIB) .

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  • Tecore Networks, a U.S. based manufacturer and global supplier of innovative mobile network infrastructure is excited to announce the launch of its highly anticipated 5G iCore Network in a Box (NIB) .
  • What sets this 5G NIB apart is its ability to operate in 5G standalone (SA), 5G non-standalone (NSA) or LTE only mode while providing macro coverage at 20W per port.
  • Future Technologies has commercially deployed this 5G NIB form factor for several private cellular networks over the past 12 months.
  • Tecore Networks is a global supplier of 2G, 3G, 4G and 5G wireless network infrastructure.

Broadcom, Cisco and Facebook Bring Software Group Together Under TIP to Expand on 6 GHz Wi-Fi

Tuesday, August 10, 2021 - 3:00pm

Broadcom, Cisco, and Facebook today announced the creation of the Open Automated Frequency Coordination (Open AFC) Software Group within the Telecom Infra Project (TIP) in order to accelerate the commercialization of 6 GHz Wi-Fi devices.

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  • Broadcom, Cisco, and Facebook today announced the creation of the Open Automated Frequency Coordination (Open AFC) Software Group within the Telecom Infra Project (TIP) in order to accelerate the commercialization of 6 GHz Wi-Fi devices.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210810005242/en/
    The purpose of the project group is to develop a common reference open source software for an AFC system.
  • Bringing AFC technology to the TIP Open AFC Software Group is a huge milestone for the unlicensed spectrum community," said Dan Rabinovitsj, vice president for Facebook Connectivity.
  • Get involved: The Open AFC Software Group welcomes other companies to join and contribute to the advancement of Open AFC.

Fujitsu Teams Up with the Telecom Infra Project to Deliver Open RAN-Compliant 5G Radios

Tuesday, June 29, 2021 - 1:35pm

is collaborating with the Telecom Infra Project (TIP) OpenRAN Project Group to accelerate adoption of open radio access network infrastructure, helping service providers speed new 5G services to market at reduced costs.

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  • is collaborating with the Telecom Infra Project (TIP) OpenRAN Project Group to accelerate adoption of open radio access network infrastructure, helping service providers speed new 5G services to market at reduced costs.
  • The TIP OpenRAN Project Group strives to create a robust and sustainable ecosystem for open infrastructure compliant with 3GPP and O-RAN ALLIANCE specifications.
  • As a pioneer in the development of open, disaggregated technology, Fujitsu is contributing 5G multi-band O-RAN compliant radios to the TIP OpenRAN project group.
  • The multi-band Fujitsu radios feature an open interface radio unit (RU) and world-class power efficiency.

TIP harnesses ADVA for successful trial of end-to-end open optical network

Monday, June 7, 2021 - 8:00am

ADVA (FSE: ADV) today announced that its FSP 3000 open line system (OLS) and Ensemble Controller network management and SDN domain controller system played a key role in a successful Telecom Infra Project (TIP) open optical networking proof of concept (PoC).

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  • ADVA (FSE: ADV) today announced that its FSP 3000 open line system (OLS) and Ensemble Controller network management and SDN domain controller system played a key role in a successful Telecom Infra Project (TIP) open optical networking proof of concept (PoC).
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210607005193/en/
    ADVAs technology played a crucial role in TIPs open optical networking PoC (Photo: Business Wire)
    This PoC is an important milestone in the journey to fully open and disaggregated optical networking.
  • Conducted by TIPs Converged Architectures for Network Disaggregation & Integration (CANDI) sub-group, the PoC proved that all components of an open optical network can be operated by a single SDN controller.
  • TIP partners collaborating with ADVA on the demo included the major network operators Orange, Telefnica and Telia Company.