In this reThink Podcast (recorded on Feb 16, 2021), the show host Leonard Lee is joined by Chris Pearson, President of 5G Americas to talk about Open RAN. Excitement about the open RAN movement continues to rise as operators such as Rakuten proves out OpenRAN and O-RAN principles in their greenfield 5G network which went live last year. How are major network equipment manufacturers adjusting to the new technology landscape? What are the benefits and costs to operators and vendors in adopting open and interoperable technologies?
Next Curve is joined by Chris Pearson, President of 5G Americas to discuss:
- What is the open RAN movement & why is it important?
- The benefits of open and interoperable networks
- The challenges in realizing open and interoperable
- The open RAN future of 5G in the Americas