Posts tagged with: Altiostar

Rakuten Mobile hits 1.77 Gbps on mmWave network in Japan

Rakuten Mobile achieved 1.77 Gbps throughput in a recent test on its millimeter wave network in Japan. Altiostar touted performance and automation capabilities of the virtualized cloud-native 5G network, which launched in September using the vendor’s Open vRAN software. Rakuten...

Dish’s Dave Mayo talks about ‘audacious’ effort to deploy greenfield 5G network

Dave Mayo, Dish Networks’ EVP of network development, took the job with Dish about nine months ago because he sees it as “a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity” to help build a new greenfield 5G network in the United States. Not only is...

Rakuten Mobile’s got a math problem: Editor’s Corner

I’m a reporter, so by definition, I’m terrible at math. (I wasn’t always bad at math, but once I became a reporter and surrounded myself with people all saying that reporters are bad at math, I joined in that self-fulfilling...

Telefonica’s O2 trials open RAN with NEC using Altiostar software

Telefónica’s O2 completed an open RAN trial on the mobile operator’s core network in the U.K., with NEC acting as system integrator to design a customized architecture that used Altiostar vRAN software. The trial took place at NEC’s newly created...

India’s Jio sets 5G sights for second half of 2021

Mukesh Ambani, chairman of India’s Reliance Industries, on Tuesday said policy steps are necessary to speed up the rollout of 5G and indicated Jio Platforms would make moves on 5G next year. “Policy steps are needed to accelerate early rollouts...

Dish looking ahead with Qualcomm collaboration

After announcing a collaboration with Qualcomm to test solutions containing its new open 5G radio access network (RAN) platforms, Dish Network is looking ahead at future equipment deployments for its planned 5G network, according to the service provider’s network chief...

Dish names Intel as vRAN network supplier

Dish Network announced a partnership with Intel to integrate Intel 5G infrastructure technology into Dish’s buildout of its virtualized, open Radio Access Network (O-RAN) 5G network. Specifically, Dish said it has selected the Intel Xeon Scalable Processor, the Intel Ethernet...