Articles - Network and OSS/BSS

The need for intelligence and automation in open RAN

A spreadsheet of 120 use cases for intelligence and automation in open RAN was developed in recent research.  The diagram provides an analysis of the use of intelligence on the x-axis (from analytics through to more complex machine learning) and automations on the y-axis.   The distribution on the graphic illustrates that there is a […]

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The need for A3 in open RAN

The RAN will become the biggest user of analytics, AI and automation (A3) in the telco and its virtualisation/disaggregation in the open RAN specifications enables a range of vendors to participate in the provision of A3. The diagram describes the major groupings of network requirements found during research into r/xApp deployments – the size of […]

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Progress of A3 Deployment on Network and OSS

A3 (analytics, AI and automation) solutions deployed in the network and OSS vary widely in “sophistication”.  Simple analytics offer the ability to gain insight into how the network is performing while machine learning and reasoning can be included within automations to create intelligent processes. The diagram below shows the results of analysis into the: sophistication […]

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