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European telcos call for more EU support for developing Open RAN ecosystem

Thursday 18 November 2021 | 11:01 CET | News
Europe's largest telecom operators have called on more official support from the EU for developing the Open RAN ecosystem. Orange, Deutsche Telekom, Telefonica, TIM and Vodafone released a report commissioned from Analysys Mason that found Europe may be falling behind in the emerging Open RAN market to countries such as the US and Japan, which are investing more quickly. 

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Analysys Mason / Deutsche Telekom / Orange / Telecom Infra Project / Telefonica / TIM / Vodafone
Countries: Europe
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