Published on February 25, 2019
Announcement: EXFO joins O-RAN alliance
BARCELONA, SPAIN, February 25, 2019 — EXFO Inc. (NASDAQ: EXFO, TSX: EXF) has joined the O-RAN Alliance, a group formed in 2018 by network operators with the vision of creating standards and clearly defined requirements for open, intelligent radio access networks (RAN). With 5G networks heavily dependent on virtualized, software-defined RAN architectures, interoperability among diverse network components is key to fast, successful implementations.
The O-RAN Alliance, including founding members AT&T, China Mobile, Deutsche Telekom, NTT DOCOMO and Orange, leads the effort to encourage compatibility and accelerate innovation among equipment and component manufacturers all coming together to build 5G networks.
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