Industry Alliances and Organizations
Multiple industry groups are working on 5G deployments and standards. These groups include:
- O-RAN Alliance: A group of telecom companies focused on fostering wireless networks that are open software-defined and virtualized, enabling architects to mix and match products from different In 2018, the xRAN and C-RAN organizations merged to form O-RAN.
- Telecom Infra Project (TIP): A collaboration between operators, suppliers, integrators, and startups seeking to drive innovation across the telecom.
- 3rd Generation Partnership Project (3GPP): Unites several telecommunications standard development organizations and provides their members with a stable environment to produce the reports and specifications that define cellular telecommunications network technologies, including radio access, the core transport network, and service capabilities.