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O-RAN Alliance releases first software code

Tuesday 3 December 2019 | 14:32 CET | News

The O-RAN Alliance, working with the Linux Foundation, announced the O-RAN Software Community's first software code release, 'Amber.' The goal of the O-RAN Software Community is to advance opening the Radio Access Network (RAN) with a focus on the open interfaces, followed by implementations that leverage new functionalities enabled by the O-RAN specifications.

The Amber release includes initial contributions across 11 software projects. Key highlights include the demonstration of the Operation and Maintenance O1 interface, including multi-vendor radio support; the initial release of the O-RAN unique Near Real-Time RAN Intelligent Controller; 3 initial Near-RT RIC microservices (X-APPs) on network admission control, network KPI monitoring and KPI measurement, as well as an initial RAN protocol stack from 4G with extendable framework towards 5G standalone mode that leverages the multi-vendor O-RAN architecture with the open fronthaul interface and the F1 interface.

The Amber Release is available at the O-RAN Software Community wiki pages.

The O-RAN Software Community plans to continue rapid development of O-RAN compliant software, following the Linux Foundation 6 months release cycle.



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