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Rakuten Mobile, Altiostar to launch container-based 5G radio access network platform

Friday 28 February 2020 | 08:48 CET | News
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Altiostar announced that it's launching what it calls the world's first container-based, cloud-native 5G radio access network (RAN) software. The platform was created in collaboration with Intel and will be deployed with Rakuten Mobile in Japan. As an industry first, this platform takes the open virtualised RAN concept, pioneered by Altiostar, and further decomposes the network functions into containerised applications that are fast to deploy, can be individually upgraded and offer better network scalability. The new vRAN software dramatically improves the economics, deployability and

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Altiostar / Intel / Rakuten Mobile
Countries: Japan / World
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