The Breakthrough Verification of vRAN by SoftBank, NEC, and VMware


SoftBank Corp., NEC Corporation, and VMware (recently acquired by Broadcom Inc.) have jointly verified the virtualization of the Radio Access Network (RAN), demonstrating a significant step towards RAN modernization through the convergence of O-RAN architecture and Telco Cloud.

Research Note: Microsoft Updates Azure for Operators

Azure for Operators

At the recent MWC 2024 in Barcelona, Microsoft shared updates on its Azure for Operators portfolio, demonstrating significant advancements in generative AI and its application in telecommunications.

This Research Note takes an in-depth look at what Microsoft announced.

Quick Take: IBM & the GSMA’s Collaboration for GenAI Adoption in Telecom

5G Cell ORAN

The GSMA and IBM recently announced a significant new collaboration to promote the adoption and development of generative artificial intelligence (AI) skills within the telecom industry.

This partnership launches through two main initiatives: the GSMA Advance’s AI Training program and the GSMA Foundry Generative AI program.