Posts By Owen O'Donnell

O-RAN

O-RAN testing at Plugfest 2020 EANTC and VIAVI Solutions took part in the Joint European O-RAN and TIP Plugfest 2020, part of the second global O-RAN ALLIANCE plugfest, where we together demonstrated automated end-to-end  (E2E) O-RAN tests at the Open Test and Integration Center (OTIC) lab. This included testing multi-vendor pairings. EANTC and VIAVI joined the plugfest […]

6G

Learn about VIAVI 5G Solutions 5G is in its infancy, which means challenges – in terms of testing, launching and funding new networks – still remain. Yet major industry players including Apple, Google, Ericsson and Nokia have announced their participation in industry research initiatives to develop 6G. How can we incorporate learnings from the ongoing […]

Open RAN

3 challenges you might face with Open RAN deployment. The deployment and management of the radio access network (RAN) is the most expensive part of network. Today, new 5G radio access networks (RANs) are being developed to support a range of new features, including multiple-input, multiple-output (MIMO) antennas, large spectrum bandwidths and multi-band carrier aggregation. […]

5G

5G is being developed and rolled out at a pace not experienced with earlier communications standards, and it’s not difficult to see why. 5G promises ultra-reliable, ultra-low latency connectivity. It’ll also allow operators to unlock new revenue streams and drive profits from IoT applications. The ability to capitalize on 5G is essential. Operators will continue […]

It’s New Year’s Eve, the clock strikes midnight. You try making a VoLTE call to your friend to wish them well, but the call fails. WhatsApp is down, and your message doesn’t go through. At the very least networks should be able to handle 4G demands; the alternative is having to handle subscriber complaints and […]

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