MTS, Skoltech launch 5G OpenRAN pilot zone

22 Oct 2020

Russian mobile giant MTS has partnered Skolkovo Institute of Science and Technology (Skoltech) to launch a pilot 5G network at the Skolkovo innovation centre, focusing on industrial ICT solutions, reports TelecomDaily. A 4.9GHz band 5G base station will use software developed by Skoltech, and pilot activities will also focus on hardware and software systems for new generation networks based on OpenRAN architecture. The parties signed an agreement on the development of OpenRAN solutions in December 2019.

Russia, Mobile TeleSystems (MTS)