SUNNYVALE CA, USA March 2, 2018 – Accelleran and Netsia have presented a live demonstration of dynamically programmable RAN slicing on a fully virtualized RAN (vRAN) platform at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona.
“We are very excited to continue our collaboration with Netsia on virtualization, softwarization and programmability of the RAN towards 5G,” said Frédéric Van Durme, CEO of Accelleran. “Multi-tenant solutions supporting our dynamic vRAN solution with Netsia’s ProgRAN running over Accelleran’s E1000 product line which supports a range of LTE bands including 3.5GHz and CBRS, vividly illustrate the power of this partnership towards supporting neutral host deployments and adapting to the real world demand shaped by the upcoming 5G.”
“The combined programmatic redeployment of vRAN architecture with the programmatic slicing of the RAN as a ready to deploy carrier grade offering is an industry-first solution,” said Oguz Oktay, Vice President, Wireless Solutions at Netsia. “We are very happy with our partnership with Accelleran. Together, we continue developing solutions for service providers that desire for more programmatic control of their radio access networks, enabling rapid development of new services for different business verticals over a common virtualized platform.”
Founded by a team of industry veterans in 2013, Accelleran is pioneering a disruptive approach to the delivery of cost-effective, carrier and mission-critical grade TDD and FDD Small Cell networks and Small Cell software solutions through its focus on software quality and partnerships with volume manufacturers.
Accelleran provides Mobile RAN software and LTE Small Cell product solutions addressing the real-world challenges of increasing data volumes and 5G applications. Accelleran’s unique software architecture is genuinely independent from any hardware platform. Operators and Neutral Hosts can leverage one LTE software solution for integrated small cells and for disaggregated and virtualized RAN networks. Accelleran’s RAN Controller is a core piece of every future hyper-dense 5G network, being it part of a small cell or virtualized in the cloud. The complexity of 5G networks will be controlled by an intelligent, robust and carrier grade control plane for which Accelleran is bringing a scalable and transportable architecture solution. With a global Cellular Industry’s leading design team, Accelleran has developed the vision and the products for a truly dense and programmable 5G Mobile Network.
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Netsia specializes in software defined networks, virtualization of network resources and RAN slicing.
Netsia invests in new technologies, showcases them through proof-of-concept and key use-case implementations by demonstrating the opportunities that these new technologies have to offer. Believing in the power of collaboration and complementing partnerships, Netsia is open to forming strategic partnerships with those that complement its innovations, solutions and vision. Netsia actively contributes to the open source community and takes part in open forums.