MUNICH–(BUSINESS WIRE)–ADVA (FSE: ADV) today announced that its technology has been selected for Germany’s first open radio access network (O-RAN) proof of concept (PoC). Conducted by Telefónica Germany / O2, the field trial is a major step towards open and disaggregated RAN architectures. Built on Ensemble Activator, ADVA’s carrier-grade network operating system (NOS) running on Edgecore’s white box switches, and the OSA 5401, ADVA’s pluggable grandmaster clock and GNSS receiver, the PoC shows how Telefónica Germany / O2 can build disaggregated and vendor-neutral mobile networks that significantly reduce deployment and operational costs. The unique combination of ADVA’s expertise in carrier-grade NOS technology and its Oscilloquartz synchronization solution has enabled this PoC to go beyond other such trials and address the most stringent network timing requirements.
“This PoC is an important stage in our…