What is the future for Open RAN?

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Panel Discussion

The telecoms industry started to collaborate on Open RAN back in 2016, and telcos worldwide started initial commercial deployments only last year. Expectations remain high as rollouts accelerate. However, given the lengthy planning times and long lifecycle requirements of network technology, what is the future roadmap for Open RAN? How might its ongoing development change to reflect commercial realities? And how will it be integrated into the generational evolution of mobile systems?

Recorded May 2024


Beth Cohen

SDN Network Product Strategy, Verizon Business Group

Ian Hood

Chief Strategist - Global Industries, Red Hat

Matteo Fiorani

Head of Distributed Unit and Infrastructure, Ericsson

Patrick Lopez

Founder & CEO, {Core Analysis}

Petr Lédl

VP, Head of Network Trials and Integration Lab and Chief Architect of Access Disaggregation program, Deutsche Telekom

Rick Mostaert

Vice President of Product Management, RAN, Mavenir