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Reliance Jio buys Radisys to boost its weight in the 5G platform

Reliance Jio’s impact on the mobile industry has, so far, mainly been felt in the shockwaves it has unleashed on its competitors in India. Like Free Mobile in France, it has harnessed WiFi, asset sharing and convergence to reduce the costs of delivering wireless services and undercut rivals. Even more than Free, it has enabled its ultra-low cost tariffs with the efficiencies of a heavily software-driven, greenfield network. Now it wants to influence its sector in a different way, by helping to drive future platforms and participate actively in open operator-driven initiatives. It has joined several of these, including the Facebook-inspired Telecom Infra Project and the Linux Foundation-hosted ONAP (Open Network Automation Protocol). It has also spoken in the past…

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