How to Test Open RAN
Open RAN (O-RAN) buzz looms large. A sustained debate about viability rages on as the nascent, next-gen radio tech aims to establish firmer market footing. There have been trials around the world by operators of all sizes working with an expanding set of vendors. Interoperability plugfests continue as national testbeds are implemented and the earliest deployments get underway — each being scrutinized as key stakeholders seek to understand if Open RAN can actually deliver on its many promises.