Webinar: The Truth about Open RAN
Open RAN deployments are advancing at pace globally, but there continues to be some market uncertainty about the level of that advance.
This webinar hosted by The Mobile Network (TMN) will do away with that uncertainty. It will take a real-world look at actual Open RAN deployments, state where commercial successes are being achieved, and explain the purpose of live deployments.
When: 8 February 2023 | Time: 3pm GMT
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Join this webinar where we will reveal up to date information on:
• Open RAN deployment numbers
• Who is deploying and where
• The structure and make-up of those deployments
• Operator successes with Open RAN
• Specific solutions that are bringing commercial benefits to deployers and operators
Dr Doug Pulley is Chief Solutions Architect at Picocom with over 30 years of experience working as a technologist in the wireless industry. He co-founded Picochip, the pioneer behind ‘baseband processors for femtocells/small cells’, and was CTO from inception to company exit.
In Doug’s broad wireless career, he has not only worked in semiconductors but for an infrastructure manufacturer, an operator, and a regulator with experience at Intel, AT&T/Lucent, Vodafone and OFCOM. Doug holds a PhD in coverage techniques for wireless networks from the University of Bath and an Masters degree in Psychology specialising in cognitive neuropsychology. He is the inventor of multiple patents in wireless techniques in CDMA, OFDM and mmWave radar.
Caroline Gabriel is Co-Founder of Rethink Technology Research and its Research Director. She is also the Content Director of the Small Cell Forum and a Research Director at Analysys Mason.
She is expert in wireless and mobile technologies, markets and business models and has led Rethink’s wireless research programmes since the company’s inception in 2002. Her particular areas of expertise are the technologies and economics of 5G RAN and core, virtualised RAN, Open RAN, small cells, network automation, wireless network optimisation and experience. She has led consulting assignments for a wide range of stakeholders including Tier 1 operators, equipment vendors, regulators, policy makers and investment companies.
Paul Senior is Founder and Chairman of Dense Air. With more than 35 years of experience in the radio telecommunication industry, he has held senior management positions at Airspan Networks, Nortel, Alcatel, DSC Communications, Plessey Research, and GEC Telecoms, spanning the eras of 2G, 3G, and 4G.
A renowned small cell evangelist, he participated in the creation of the WiMAX Forum in 2002 and is active in many industry bodies focused on Open RAN, small cells, and the evolution to standalone 5G New Radio. While chief technology officer at Airspan, he was responsible for the mass deployment of small cell LTE solutions for Sprint in the United States and Reliance Jio in India. Paul holds various patents for technical innovations throughout his career.
Tareq Amin is CEO of Rakuten Symphony and Rakuten Mobile. He joined Rakuten Group in 2018 as the first chief technology officer of Rakuten Mobile and led the design and roll-out in Japan of the world’s first fully virtualized cloud-native mobile network.
With a career in the mobile network industry spanning almost two decades, prior to joining Rakuten in 2018, Tareq was a key contributor to the transformation of the mobile industry in India as Senior Vice President of Technology Development and Automation for Reliance Jio. Prior to that, he served as Vice President of Carrier Solutions for Huawei and as Senior Director of National Planning & Performance at T-Mobile.
Keith Dyer has been a journalist covering mobile networks for over 20 years. He co-founded The Mobile Network (TMN) in 2013 to focus on reporting on and analysing the development of mobile network technology.
TMN analyses operator network strategies and requirements and the development of companies across the value chain that meet those requirements. The move to virtual and cloud-native platforms, vRAN and Open RAN has been a key focus for TMN in recent years, tracking R&D, new products and MNO deployments.
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