FlexRAN: Enabling OpenRAN Deployments
Jan 28, 2021
- 5G RAN vSummit
- Release Date:
- Thursday, 28th January, 2021
Declan O'boyle, vRAN Solutions Architect, Wireless Access Network Division, Network Platforms Group, Intel Corporation
Philippe Glynn, Technology Director, Aspire Technologies
Guy Daniels, Director of Content, TelecomTV
This session describes how Intel’s FlexRAN based implementations enable flexible and performant OpenRAN. It describes the FlexRAN Software reference architecture and illustrates how it is the vehicle that delivers continuous performance improvements through CPU generations and software optimizations.
vRAN Solutions Architect, Wireless Access Network Division, Network Platforms Group, Intel Corporation
Declan has over 20 years of experience in Telecommunications core & access networks. Over last 8+ years, He has worked to demonstrate the viability, flexibility and agility of software-based RAN implementations. As the RAN embarks on a significant transformation towards virtualisation, Declan works with service-providers, TEMs, and an eco-system of Hardware and Software vendors to deliver next generation RAN solutions capable of realising the potential of the various 5G use-cases.
Technology Director, Aspire Technologies
As Technology Director in Aspire, Philippe is responsible for driving the company’s technology strategy together with the design and development of new solutions.
Philippe has over 20 years’ experience in the mobile industry working in numerous roles including Technology Research, 3G/4G Radio System Design and Support, working on site in some of the world’s leading Tier 1 Operators.
He spent 12 years with Ericsson where he worked in Systems, R&D, Test and Support for 2G, 3G and 4G Radio Access Network products, including the role of Technical Coordinator across Product Line Maintenance.
In his current role as Technology Director in Aspire Technology, Philippe leads a team of Technology Research and R&D specialists driving the development and customer deployment of AI based automation solutions for optimisation and operations of mobile and fixed networks with a major focus on 5G in addition to managing a multi-vendor interoperability performance benchmarking lab for OpenRAN solutions.
Philippe is also responsible for all aspects of Intellectual Property within Aspire.
Director of Content, TelecomTV
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