O-RAN Newsletter December 2023
Your guide to best practices and the latest technology from Spirent to test and assure tomorrow’s devices and networks.
Meet us at MWC Barcelona
Join us at Mobile World Congress Barcelona where our team of experts will share best practices and lessons learned from hundreds of engagements spanning the 5G lifecycle.
Key focus areas include Open RAN, 5G core & cloud-native testing; monetizing 5G; preventing downtime with active assurance; and how to reduce CapEx and OpEx through lab & test automation.
NTT DOCOMO Brings the Open RAN Revolution to Customers Worldwide
Learn why NTT DOCOMO trusts Spirent solutions to help bring their 5G OREX to mobile operators worldwide. Backed by industry-leading O-RAN testing and emulation, DOCOMO can help service providers tap into the flexibility and cost savings of multi-vendor open networks, while assuring carrier-grade performance.
Software-based DU Testing for Seamless CI/CD/CT Pipeline Integration
Spirent recently announced the release of a software-based version of its O-RAN Distributed Unit (DU) wraparound test solution that is scalable to support continuous integration, continuous delivery, and continuous testing (CI/CD/CT) pipelines. This new solution stress-tests O-DU functionality and performance to help customers accelerate validation and enable deployment of O-RAN networks and technology.
Open RAN Global Forum
Did you miss the Open RAN Global Forum? Spirent experts discussed the progress of O-RAN and the crucial role of orchestration and automation in piecing Open RAN together.
about key challenges and how to buld a highly scalable CI/CD/CT pipeline to ensure O-RAN performance.
How Will RIC Leverage AI/ML to Improve User Experience?
The wireless industry has been using AI/ML to manage and optimize network performance and user experience for years, but the growing complexity of networks has made it nearly impossible to effectively manage them manually. The O-RAN Alliance identified the radio intelligent controller (RIC) as a network function to optimize RAN performance. However, the RIC poses new unique challenges in ensuring its success in a production network, including training and verifying the AI/ML models and keeping them current.
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