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SCF’s 5G nFAPI interface is a critical enabler of robust open networks

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Perhaps the most important development in the RAN of the 5G era is disaggregation. This splits the network’s functions between …

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SCF’s 5G nFAPI interface is a critical enabler of robust open networks

SCF’s 5G nFAPI interface is a critical enabler of robust open networks

Perhaps the most important development in the RAN of the 5G era is disaggregation. This splits the network’s functions between …

SCF Calls for Industry to Adopt Open RAN Interfaces to Prevent 5G Fragmentation

SCF Calls for Industry to Adopt Open RAN Interfaces to Prevent 5G Fragmentation

Cellular industry must avoid pitfalls of proprietary solutions as it seeks to define the open RAN London, UK & Santa …

SCF Publishes 5G nFAPI 1.0 Specs to Simplify Open RAN Small Cell Deployments

SCF Publishes 5G nFAPI 1.0 Specs to Simplify Open RAN Small Cell Deployments

SCF Publishes 5G nFAPI 1.0 Specs to Simplify Open RAN Small Cell Deployments

Service exposure: a critical capability in a 5G world

Service exposure: a critical capability in a 5G world

This Ericsson Technology Review article explains the necessity of modernized service exposure solutions to meet the requirements of emerging 5G use cases.

Small Cell Forum specification to drive unified 5G open RAN

Small Cell Forum specification to drive unified 5G open RAN

Small Cell Forum 11th July 2019 Small Cell Forum (SCF), the telecoms organization making mobile infrastructure solutions available to all, has today published the PHY API for 5G to ...

TIM CTIO: Giving customers easy access to new network and IT capabilities

TIM CTIO: Giving customers easy access to new network and IT capabilities

Mobile Europe & European Communications is the leading B2B title for the telecoms industry, exploring operators'​ technology strategies and providing CTOs and their teams with news, ...

Small Cell Forum Calls for Open RAN Interface Adoption to Avoid 5G Fragmentation

Small Cell Forum Calls for Open RAN Interface Adoption to Avoid 5G Fragmentation

"Densification absolutely requires an open ecosystem to make deployment of large numbers of cells cost-effective," explains Small Cell Forum chair David Orloff of his group's call to action ...

Small Cell Forum Opens Interface Between Physical Layer, MAC Layer on Path to Virtualized RAN

Small Cell Forum Opens Interface Between Physical Layer, MAC Layer on Path to Virtualized RAN

Specification has been developed through a collaboration of companies from across the small cell ecosystem, including Intel, Qualcomm Technologies, Airspan Networks and Picocom Technology.

PREPARING FOR 5G

PREPARING FOR 5G

Below are some of the key recommended focus areas for the operators for 5G introduction: Upgrade to Gigabit LTE 5G Networks will not provide ubiquitous coverage during initial few years of ...

Small Cell Forum publishes spec to drive unified 5G Open RAN

Small Cell Forum publishes spec to drive unified 5G Open RAN

Small Cell Forum has published the PHY API for 5G to stimulate a competitive ecosystem for vendors of 5G small cell hardware, software and equipment.

The Ultimate Guide to Open RAN: Why Do Interfaces Need to Be Open? Featured

The Ultimate Guide to Open RAN: Why Do Interfaces Need to Be Open? Featured

A question that often comes up in Open RAN discussions is this: why do we need the OpenRAN movement if the networks use 3GPP-based interfaces, which are already

Who Disaggregated My RAN? Part 5: Tailor-made RAN. But who is stitching it together?

Who Disaggregated My RAN? Part 5: Tailor-made RAN. But who is stitching it together?

The Open RAN ecosystem allows operators to pick from an array of solutions that meet their specific needs, the integration of these separate components is an important consideration to ...

Who disaggregated my RAN? Part 5: Tailor-made RAN. But who is stitching it together?

Who disaggregated my RAN? Part 5: Tailor-made RAN. But who is stitching it together?

Today testing for Open RAN solutions needs to be done in a neutral venue where there are common scenarios to allow for increased visibility and broader interoperability.

5G deployment options to reduce the complexity

5G deployment options to reduce the complexity

Mobile network operators that deploy 5G must be able to support user equipment, radio networks, core networks, and management products that are manufactured by a multitude of device and ...

Small Cell Forum releases inter-layer API for 5G small cells

Small Cell Forum releases inter-layer API for 5G small cells

FAPI is a set of APIs that defines the interface between layers within a small cell – ie between hardware PHY and RF layers and upper layer protocol stacks. Adopted by small cell vendors ...

Small Cell Forum promotes new standards to foster open RAN, avoid fragmentation

Small Cell Forum promotes new standards to foster open RAN, avoid fragmentation

Add yet another group to the chorus calling for open RAN standards. This time, it’s the Small Cell Forum that wants the cellular industry to adopt open air interface and networking ...

New 5G Network Recommendations Complicate UK Operators’ Rollout Plans

New 5G Network Recommendations Complicate UK Operators’ Rollout Plans

Summary Bullets: The UK government has proposed limits in how much Huawei 5G RAN gear mobile operators deploy. Exactly how operators will implement those limits is unclear, raising several ...

Telefónica joins forces with Altiostar, Gigatera Communications, Intel, Supermicro and Xilinx for the development and deployment of Open Ran in 4g and 5g

Telefónica joins forces with Altiostar, Gigatera Communications, Intel, Supermicro and Xilinx for the development and deployment of Open Ran in 4g and 5g

Telefónica has announced an agreement that it is driving a strategic ecosystem collaboration with Altiostar, Gigatera Communications, Intel, Supermicro and Xilinx, Inc., to foster the ...