The vRAN solution enabled by Radisys is undergoing trials with tier-one North American service providers
HILLSBORO, OR, U.S. – September 10, 2018 – Radisys® Corporation (NASDAQ: RSYS), a global leader of open telecom solutions, today announced that it has partnered with virtualized radio access network (vRAN) provider, PHAZR to bring disruptive 5G technology solutions to service providers. By integrating Radisys’ MobilityEngine™ Next Generation NodeB (gNB) software within PHAZR’s highly-advanced RABACK® mobile access platform, PHAZR is enabling its Tier 1 customers to accelerate the rollout of 5G NR services.
- Service providers globally are looking to accelerate deployment of 5G solutions. PHAZR’s advanced 5G portfolio is being trialed today by three of the four major U.S. mobile operators with commercial solutions targeted for early 2019. Radisys’ gNB software provides key capabilities to enable PHAZR to successfully complete the 5G New Radio trials already underway.
- The gNB software is compliant with 3GPP Release 15, providing support for millimeter wave and sub-6 GHz frequencies that pairs well with PHAZR’s Quadplex® technology.
- PHAZR is also leveraging Radisys’ 4G vRAN / Evolved Packet Core (EPC) for Non-Standalone (NSA) and 5G Next Generation Core (NGC) for Standalone (SA) solutions.
“We are pleased to have selected Radisys for its industry-leading 5G gNB and vRAN protocol solutions,” said Farooq Khan, CEO, PHAZR. “PHAZR is one of the select vRAN providers chosen for early 5G trials and deployments by major mobile operators in the U.S. and in Europe. We wanted to partner with a protocol stack provider that is nimble in rolling out new standards-based features, as well as provide maturity and stability in its underlying engine. Radisys has helped augment PHAZR’s 5G solution that leverages ground-breaking capabilities such as Quadplex®, Cliff Computing™ and HyperSON® for large-scale vRAN deployments.”
“PHAZR is at the cutting-edge of 5G millimeter wave and vRAN solutions and we welcome the selection of Radisys’ 5G portfolio for both non-standalone mode and standalone mode in millimeter wave and sub-6 GHz spectrum,” said Neeraj Patel, vice-president and general manager, Software and Services, Radisys. “We offer the industry’s first 5G enabling technology solutions so that our customers such as PHAZR can go to market faster with an all-inclusive advanced-featured 5G offering as they trial their solutions at tier one operators, globally. PHAZR’s ongoing engagements with tier-one service providers in the U.S. and abroad is yet another example of how Radisys continues to work with its ecosystem of customers to be at the forefront of 5G adoption.”
Radisys, a global leader in open telecom solutions, enables service providers to drive disruption with new open architecture business models. Radisys’ innovative disaggregated and virtualized enabling technology solutions leverage open reference architectures and standards, combined with open software and hardware to power business transformation for the telecom industry, while its world-class services organization delivers systems integration expertise necessary to solve communications and content providers’ complex deployment challenges. For more information, visit www.Radisys.com.
PHAZR is a US-based virtualized radio access network (vRAN) provider offering the industry’s broadest portfolio of 5G Millimeter wave systems for the licensed-bands in the 24-40GHz frequency range. For more information, visit http://phazr.net/.
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