back to article OpenRAN fan Vodafone trials white box radio tech in UK

Vodafone is testing radio technology in Britain as it seeks to cut the cost of building 4G and 5G networks and at the same time dilute the dominance of Huawei, Ericsson and Nokia. The telco unveiled proposals today to trial Open Radio Access Network's (OpenRAN) technology in rural parts of the UK. OpenRAN is a venture run by …

  1. Lexeus

    So on one hand we have: Open Radio Access Network's (OpenRAN)

    and on the other: Open Radio Access Network (O-RAN) Alliance

    Who ever said acronyms could be confusing?

    WTF is this, Star Wars? oh this time the Alliance are on the dark side....

    1. steelpillow Silver badge
      Joke

      Presumably at least one of them will end up as the alsO-RAN?

  2. Warm Braw Silver badge

    Huawei being the sole "hold-out"

    Traditionally, one would assume the Chinese vendor would have an advantage in commodity hardware. Though perhaps it's worried about its home market.

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