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Header image "1&1 O-RAN: The modern target architecture"

Interoperability, central intelligence and large number of data centers promise more modern network for Germany.

Header image "G7 Summit Hiroshima"

G7 leaders want more supplier diversification in the telecoms industry. The Open RAN standard could play a significant role in making this a reality.

Header image "Open RAN funding in Germany"

With the exception of 1&1, all network operators in Germany use millions of euros in federal funding for Open RAN rollouts.

Header image "1&1 accelerates acquisition of antenna sites"

New rollout plan for 2023: 1,207 antenna sites expected to be made available by the end of the year.

Header image "1&1 is building Europe's most advanced 5G network"

Deutsche Telekom’s attempt to prohibit the marketing of the first 5G product on the 1&1 network proves unsuccessful.

Header image "Paradise Mobile to launch the first Open RAN in Bermuda"

Paradise Mobile aims to deploy the world's fastest open RAN network in Bermuda in 2023 in cooperation with Mavenir.

Header image "National roaming: A necessity for market entry"

1&1 also follows the international practice of using national roaming to ensure nationwide network coverage during market entry.

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Cisco and Rakuten are expanding their collaboration in the field of Open RAN, with plans to offer technological solutions to other companies.

Header image "Telekom plans its own commercial Open RAN"

Deutsche Telekom plans to offer its customers in Neubrandenburg the first Open RAN services in 2023.

[Translate to English:] Headerbild "MWC Barcelona: O-RAN Alliance"

The O-RAN Alliance showcased the latest developments in Open RAN at the largest mobile communications trade fair.

Header image "1&1 files antitrust complaint"

“1&1 is doing everything in its power to build its new 5G network as quickly as possible,” wrote in response to hearing about the complaint.

Header image "Telekom publishes white paper on its own Open RAN experiences"

In a white paper, Telekom presents the experiences and lessons learned to date from the “O-RAN Town” project in Neubrandenburg, Germany.

Header image "Beamforming"

With beamforming, 1&1 O-RAN is able to ensure optimal network coverage for its gigabit wireless services.

Header image "Open RAN: Universal Spectrum Multiplier"

U.S.-based Mavenir is using a new software application from Cohere for its RAN Intelligent Controller.

Header image "APAC telecom providers invest"

Telecom companies across Asia and the Pacific are investing $1 billion in telco clouds, an important technology for 5G and Open RAN.

Header image "Rakuten's Open RAN Network"

The Open RAN network in Japan is ahead of schedule, already providing coverage to 98% of Japan’s population.

Header image "Massive MiMo"

By utilizing massive MIMO technology, 1&1 O-RAN can achieve significantly higher data transmission capacities compared to previous methods.

Header image "TIP successfully tests Open RAN"

Telecom Infra Project (TIP) test provides insights to optimize orchestration in Open RAN.

Header image "Cloud-native networks on the rise in Germany"

The cloud-native development approach is finding its way into more and more areas of software development. But what about networks?

Header image "The origins of 1&1 O-RAN"

From distributed RANs and centralized RANs to virtual RANs and modern Open RAN technology, radio access networks have always been evolving.

Header image "Smart successfully tests Open RAN in Philippines"

In Manila, Smart Communications Inc. successfully conducted its first Open RAN test project.

Header image "U.S. considers providing $1.5 billion for Open RAN"

U.S. network operator calls for using planned Open RAN funding to improve security and system integration.

Header image "Celero 5G+"

Improved performance and optimized connectivity – the second generation of Celero 5G helps to move dish’s Open RAN forward.

Header image "CTOne: New 5G network security company"

To protect private 5G networks against cyberattacks, Japanese cybersecurity company Trend Micro has set up subsidiary CTOne.

Header image "Great Britain pursues alternatives to HUAWEI"

Two Japanese partners will join forces with British companies and institutions to build and develop local Open-RAN structures.

Header image "1&1: The successful launch of the first Open RAN"

"With its own mobile network, 1&1 wants to close in on the established Telcos."

Headerimage "1&1 launches first Open RAN product in Germany"

In December 2022, the first 1&1 O-RAN product was launched. The service is made available through wireless techonology.

Together with expansion partner eubanet, 1&1 is efficiently rolling out its network.

Header "1&1 Orange partnership"

Travel the world with constant coverage! 1&1 and Orange have entered into a partnership to provide international roaming for 1&1 customers.

Header "Rakuten O-RAN Customer Experience Center"

Rakuten continues to expand its Open RAN in Japan and is building a Customer Experience Center in 2023.

Header image "dish API – Developer Hub"

To facilitate the development of new Open RAN applications, dish network has created an API for developers.

Header image "The Open RAN Lab in Berlin"

The Open RAN Lab in Berlin, funded by the German Federal Ministry of Digital Affairs and Transport, aims to develop and test the innovative network technology.

Header "Rakuten Optimism 2022"

In a virtual fireside chat, 1&1 and Rakuten shared information about the current state of Open RAN and discussed issues relating to security and sustainability.

Header image "Vodafone’s O-RAN pilot projects"

Vodafone plans to launch its first Open RAN projects in Germany in 2023.

[Translate to English:] Headerbild: 1&1 x Rakuten

As part of the technology partnership with Japanese Open-RAN pioneer Rakuten, 1&1 gets to tap into wide-ranging practical experience.

Header "1&1 Friendly User Test"

In July, the first live test on the 1&1 mobile network was executed. The 1&1 O-RAN delivers incredible performance figures in almost real time.

Header "Mobile Network without Huawei"

The security of network components from China remains controversial. Network operators are now faced with having to remove equipment supplied by HUAWEI.

[Translate to English:] Headerbild "Neue Open RAN Spezifikationen"

O-RAN Alliance formulated for Open-RAN Technology. Security comes into focus in the new specs.

Header image “Germany’s ‘Gigabit Strategy’”

The goal: the latest mobile technologies by 2030. As part of the gigabit strategy, the government wants to push Open RAN.

Header "DISH: O-RAN success in the U.S."

dish has made its Open-RAN Smart 5G network available in over 120 cities in the US. In 2023, their wireless service will expand to include even more cities.

Teaser image “DISH partners with Samsung for DISH Wireless”

dish is the Open-RAN pioneer in the USA. The network operator is relying on antenna technology and software from Samsung for the roll-out of “SMART 5G”.

Header image “Partnership with ATC for network expansion”

1&1 now has a third major partner on board for the 1&1 O-RAN rollout.

Header "Rakuten O-RAN: umlaut benchmark 2022"

Only two years after launching its network, Rakuten's Open RAN is outperforming many long-established networks.

Header image “Partnership with GfTD for 1&1 O-RAN”

With GfTD, 1&1 now has a third major partner for network expansion.

Header image "1&1’s Media Broadcast Partner"

1&1 relies on the expertise of Media Broadcast for the maintenance and servicing of its mobile network.

Header "O-RAN Small Cells Telefónica"

In January 2022, Telefónica brought small cells using OpenRAN technology online in Munich for the first time as part of a mode project.

Header image "Cologne Bonn Airport builds owns Open RAN"

The Airport is developing the private 5G network together with NTT Ltd.

Headerimage "Partnerships with Vantage Towers and 1&1 Versatel"

In December 2021, 1&1 successfully announced two important partnerships for the expansion of 1&1 O-RAN: Vantage Towers and sister company 1&1 Versatel.

Header "O-RAN Town Telekom in Neubrandenburg"

Deutsche Telekom is also testing Open RAN technology and has carried out initial test runs as part of the “O-RAN Town Neubrandenburg”.

[Translate to English:] Headerbild "National-Roaming-Vereinbarung"

Even during the set-up phase of the 1&1 O-RAN, 1&1 offers customers nationwide reception through national roaming.

Header "Additional frequencies for O-RAN"

After successfully participating in the 5G auction, 1&1 rented additional frequencies in the 2 Gigahertz range from Telefónica.

Header "Success at the 5G frequency auction"

1&1 buys frequencies in the 3.6 and 2.1 GHz range and thus lays the foundation for Germany's most modern 5G network.