Category: Open RAN
O-Cloud – Open Cloud Requirements for Open RAN Operators
Introduction As per definition Open Cloud or O-Cloud is a cloud computing platform consist of physical infrastructure nodes that meet O-RAN requirements to host O-RAN CUs, DUs functions, supporting software […]
E2SM RC – E2 Service Model RAN Control Procedure
Introduction In our other post Open RAN E2 Interface , we discussed that E2 is the interface between the Near RT RIC and Open RAN CU/DUs. This interface uses following […]
What is E2 Interface in Open RAN ?
Introduction The E2 interface is an open interface between two end points, i.e., the near-RT RIC and the so-called E2 nodes, i.e., DUs, CUs in 5G and O-RAN compliant eNBs […]
What is O1 Interface in Open RAN?
O1 Interface The O1 Interface is a logical connection between all “O-RAN Managed Elements (MEs)” and the “management entities” within the SMO framework. The purpose of O1 interface is to […]
Telco Cloud Infra Timing Application – ptp4l, phc2sys and pmc
Introduction Timing is very critical for Radio Access Network (RAN) for error free packet delivery to the Mobile devices and controlling the inter-site interference by keeping SFNs, Transmission and reception […]
What is Section Type in Open RAN Fronthaul?
In Open RAN network deployments, interface between DU and RU is known as Fronthaul. As shown in below picture, the fronthaul carrier, the fronthaul carries Control and User Plane (C/U) data, Sync […]
Open RAN – Service Management and Orchestration (SMO)
Introduction The SMO is an automation platform for Open RAN Radio Resources and known as Service Management and Orchestration (SMO).The specifications for SMO framework are defined by Open RAN Alliance. […]
O-RAN WG10 – All about New Workgroup
O-RAN has formed a new workgroup with its workgroup number as “WG10” and workgroup name “Operation And Maintenance Work Group” or simply “OAM Work Group”. This workgroup is responsible for […]
Helm – What is it in Telco Cloud ?
In 5G, RAN and Core the whole telecom is moving toward cloudification based on CNFs (Container Network Function) based deployment using Kubernetes (k8s) and MNOs are implemented CI/CD with every […]
5G NAS Mobility Management – 5GMM
At 5GC, NAS Mobility Management (5GMM) procedures are responsible to keep track whereabouts of the UE, UE authentication and control integrity protection and ciphering. The 5GMM procedures also used by […]