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The Emerging Cloud RAN Ecosystem - Players and Solutions

Oct 29, 2021 | Author : Gareth Owen


The transition of the Radio Access Network (RAN) from a standalone, integrated network solution into a disaggregated, virtualized network will result in a new ecosystem of suppliers. This ecosystem will include a diverse range of tech start-ups and traditional IT behemoths, all of whom will be leveraging their technical and commercial expertise to compete against the established mobile vendor incumbents. 

This report analyses the key players in this new ecosystem, highlighting the main software and hardware players and their roles in the value chain. 

Table of Contents:

  • Key Business Assumptions
  • Introduction
  • Overview of Cloud RAN Ecosystem
  • Hardware Vendors
    • COTS Servers
    • Chip Platforms
    • Hardware Acceleration Cards
    • Network Interface Cards
  • Cloud and Software Providers
    • NFVi Players
    • vRAN Software Vendors
    • Management & Orchestration (MANO)
  • Systems Integrators
  • Viewpoint

Number of Pages:  13

Publishing Date: October 2021


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