In this episode of Rethink Wireless, principal analysts Caroline Gabriel and Phil Hunter discuss the open source movement in the RAN market and some 5G network performance reports from around the world.
Caroline (00:35 – 19:05) discusses some of the arguments around open source technology and components for the RAN market. Caroline discusses some of the main proponents, challenges and opportunities, before rounding this off with an assessment of the overall prospects for the movement.
Phil (19:05 – 35:20) takes a look at the result of various 5G network performances, highlighting American and English networks in particular. Popular metrics, global trends and standout countries are discussed as well.
Hosted by Luc Braun.
The Wireless Watch articles discussed can be found on our website here:
NSF 5G testbed posits open source RAN, but acknowledges challenges
T-Mobile USA top 5G charts again, as emerging economies roar up the charts
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