Mavenir Establishes Open RAN Centre of Excellence in Germany

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Global network service provider Mavenir has expanded its European capabilities by establishing an Open RAN Centre of Excellence in Germany. This Centre of Excellence will serve European Mobile Network Operators (MNOs) with Open Radio Access Network engineering, planning, design, system integration, and deployment. It will be based in Bonn, with satellite teams in Düsseldorf and Munich.

“Mavenir’s Centre of Excellence in Germany is developing advanced Open RAN end-to-end skills,” said Vishant Vora, President, Global Operations and Managed Services at Mavenir. “It will support our German customers with localized support to accelerate Open RAN deployments.”

Germany’s Federal Ministry of Transport and Digital Infrastructure has also embraced the technology, announcing €300 million in funding to develop and test Open RAN technology in the country.

Open vRAN, 5G, AI, ML

“This latest Centre of Excellence further extends access to Mavenir’s Open RAN expertise across Europe,” said Puneet Sethi, Senior Vice President and General Manager of RAN Business at Mavenir. “It will complement existing R&D design centers of excellence in Sweden, the Czech Republic, and the United Kingdom.”

Mavenir introduced its OpenBeam range of O-RAN compliant radio equipment earlier this year, which offers MNOs Open RAN solutions for micro, macro, millimeter wave (mmWave), and massive MIMO (mMIMO) application cases.

Mavenir is a worldwide corporation with a regional focus that drives knowledge and innovation across regions through its internationally located offices and centers of excellence.

Mavenir’s increasing global footprint is bolstered by its network of specialized Centres of Excellence and Innovation, including the one in Germany. It joins the NFV/SDN Cloud Innovation Centres in North America, India, and Asia Pacific, as well as the Open vRAN, 5G, Artificial Intelligence/Machine Learning (AI/ML), open virtualized Multi Radio Access Technology (vMRAT), and software/system design for Open RAN Radio Units Centres throughout EMEA.