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TIM live tests virtual radio access network technology

Wednesday 21 December 2016 | 13:42 CET | News
TIM (Telecom Italia) has joined forces with Cisco-backed startup Altiostar to conduct what it says is the first live test of a virtual radio access network (vRAN) in Europe. The live trial was carried out in Saluzzo, near TIM's Turin innovation labs, where the companies first started testing the technology earlier this year. A virtual server in Turin coordinated a radio base station more than 60 kilometres in Saluzzo without affecting connection and performance thanks to efficient transmission techniques based on Ethernet fronthauling, said TIM in a statement.

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Cisco / Telecom Italia / TIM
Countries: Italy
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Good move towards 5G & vRAN with ethernet fronthaul technology
Purushotham Mangalapelly @ 28/12/2016 - 10:34


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