Etisalat accelerates OpenRAN realisation

Tuesday 29 June 2021 | 10:04 CET | News
Etisalat has highlighted its plans to accelerate OpenRAN realisation as part of its cloud native NaaS transformation at the Mobile World Congress (MWC) in Barcelona. Chief Technology Officer Haitham Abdulrazzak participated in an Open RAN (O-RAN) conference there. In 2020, Etisalat deployed the first OpenRAN-based mobile network cluster in MENA and since then has expanded the scope to develop OpenRAN further on its network in the UAE.

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Etisalat UAE
Countries: United Arab Emirates
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