Open radio access networks offer advantages in locating network functions of proprietary RANs. Automation and orchestration let telecom networks do what computing networks have done for years.
IEEE 1588 PTP and SyncE protocols keep radio units, switches, and distribution units in sync.
The open standards for radio access networks offer options for locating network functions. These functional split options depend on network services and available transport links.
5G Technology world will host a discussion on Open RAN technology on June 16, 2021. Register here.
5G Technology World and EE World present our first 5G handbook, digital edition.
With all the talk about Open RAN, it’s still in the top of the first inning.
The Veloce hardware-assisted verification platform from Siemens Digital Industries Software lets engineers verify digital IC designs while they are still software. Processing power ranges from a single board to a multi-chassis rack.
Open radio access networks offer the option of placing network functions in different places along the signal path. That option, called a functional split, lets network engineers optimize performance and make tradeoffs.