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Aira Technologies and VMware, in Collaboration with Intel, Demonstrate World’s first xApp to Dramatically Improve 5G MU-MIMO Efficiency and Throughput using AI

  • Aira Technologies’ AI-based High Fidelity MIMO Channel Estimation and Prediction application (xApp) utilizes cutting-edge proprietary machine learning algorithms to dramatically improve channel estimation, prediction and beam management delivering better throughput, resulting in better energy efficiency and lower total cost of ownership

Keysight Enables First O-RAN End-to-End System Integration Badge for Pegatron through Auray OTIC

  • Pegatron’s E2E Systems Integration Badge earned through the O-RAN ALLIANCE’s Certification and Badging program
  • Keysight´s O-RAN solutions confirms Pegatron’s O-RAN Central Unit and Distributed Unit using O-RAN ALLIANCE’s end-to-end test specifications
  • Tests assess functionality, performance, service, and security by emulating real network traffic
  • Awarding of end-to-end systems integration badge enables the kickstart of O-RAN base station qualification process

Smart is first in Philippines to successfully demo Open RAN, paving the way for enhanced customer experience, innovative services

Smart has successfully deployed a fully functional Open Radio Access Network (ORAN) Proof of Concept (PoC), a first in the Philippines.

KDDI starts commercial deployment of 5G Open vRAN sites in Japan in collaboration with Samsung Electronics and Fujitsu Limited

  • Sites consist of general-purpose server equipment and can be used with all 5G smartphones. Full scale development planned to start in 2024.

O-RAN Demonstrations at MWC Shanghai 2021 and O-RAN Virtual Exhibition

  • Two O-RAN demonstrations were presented at MWC Shanghai 2021.
  • Five more virtual demos for MWC Shanghai 2021 have enriched the O-RAN Virtual Exhibition.

NGMN and O-RAN ALLIANCE Sign Co-operation Agreement

  • The Next Generation Mobile Networks (NGMN) Alliance and the O-RAN ALLIANCE have announced to strengthen their relationship and to foster a closer co-operation in the area of Radio Access Network (RAN) decomposition of 4G and 5G networks. Read the full press release from NGMN.


  • The O-RAN ALLIANCE, represented by its member companies, participates at the event to bring insights and answers to the summit’s main theme: ‘Open RAN: What is it good for?‘

GSMA and O-RAN ALLIANCE Collaborate on Opening up 5G Networks

  • The collaboration aims to accelerate industry-wide consensus on the adoption of open, interoperable interfaces and Radio Access Network virtualization.