Keyword: telecom infra project
Verizon CEO Hans Vestberg reminds us that the RAN is just one piece of the puzzle. Still, the multiple open RAN initiatives offer opportunity.
At the TIP Summit in Amsterdam in November, Tenorio made the announcement that Vodafone will issue a request for quotes for open RAN technology.
The online marketplace initially features 45 hardware and software solutions from 28 TIP member companies.
Vodafone plans to issue a request for quotes for open RAN technology for its entire European footprint of more than 100,000 sites.
Sprint joins Telenor and China Unicom as TIP’s newest members.
Leland Lai is the new executive director of the Telecom Infra Project, the association launched just over a year ago by Facebook in an effort to help redesign how wireless networks are built and operated. Specifically, the goal of TIP is to “disaggregate the traditional network deployment approach” with technologies ranging from virtualized RAN to edge computing to a white box switch, router and transport solution.
Facebook's Jay Parikh attended the recent Mobile World Congress trade show to continue pushing TIP’s agenda forward.
Facebook's Telecom Infra Project (TIP) is now more than 450 members strong compared to the five it launched with a year ago.