With a Cloud RAN Deployment, Mobile Operators Can See 49% Savings in Capex and 31% Annual Savings in Opex, Reveals Mavenir Study
Mavenir, focused on accelerating software network transformation and redefining network economics for Communications Service Providers, today released the results of a Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) model.
The analysis finds that operators can save 37% in deployment and operational costs over a period of 5 years, due to a 49% reduction in Capex, and a 31% reduction in Opex.
Together with Monica Paolini of Senza Fili Consulting, Mavenir developed the TCO model for virtualized and distributed RAN to understand and quantify how much CSPs can save with a Cloud RAN. The TCO model looks at the cost savings an operator can expect in a Cloud RAN deployment over 5 years, as well as the specific financial benefits that macro, and indoor and outdoor small cells contribute to the overall network.
“Mavenir’s Cloud RAN extends virtualization to the edge of the network and provides strategic differentiation by enabling the Remote Radio Units (RRUs) to interwork with the virtualized Cloud Base Band Unit (vBBU) over Ethernet Fronthaul (FH) at a tenth of the bandwidth that is currently required with proprietary solutions,” said Ashok Khuntia, GM and EVP, Access Products for Mavenir. “Cloud RAN opens the door to using previously excluded Front Haul solutions and to processing of the radio interface on COTS Intel processors, all having a significant impact on the TCO.”
“Virtualization opens new ways to architect, deploy and operate wireless networks including the radio access network (RAN), where Cloud RAN can bring substantial Capex and Opex savings to operators that move baseband processing away from the cell site to a remote location,” said Monica Paolini, President, Senza Fili Consulting.
Standardization of an “OPEN” Fronthaul interface is currently underway in the xRAN Fronthaul project.
To learn more about this TCO model, contact us.
Mavenir’s John Baker, Senior Vice President 5G/Cloud RAN Strategy, will be presenting more Cloud RAN TCO findings and strategies for thinking disruptively at RAN World in Barcelona on September 19th, at 2pm.
About Senza Fili:
Monica Paolini, PhD, is the founder and president of Senza Fili. She is an expert in wireless technologies and has helped clients worldwide to understand new technologies and customer requirements, create and assess financial TCO and ROI models, evaluate business plan opportunities, market their services and products, and estimate the market size and revenue opportunity of new and established wireless technologies. She frequently gives presentations at conferences, and writes reports, blog entries and articles on wireless technologies and services, covering end-to-end mobile networks, the operator, enterprise and IoT markets. She has a PhD in cognitive science from the University of California, San Diego (US), an MBA from the University of Oxford (UK), and a BA/MA in philosophy from the University of Bologna (Italy). www.senzafiliconsulting.com
Mavenir is a leader in accelerating and redefining network transformation for Service Providers, by offering a comprehensive product portfolio across every layer of the network infrastructure stack. From 4G to 5G application/service layers to packet core and RAN – Mavenir leads the way in evolved, cloud-native networking solutions enabling innovative and secure experiences for end users.
Through its industry first VoLTE, VoWiFi, Advanced Messaging (RCS), Multi-ID, vEPC, Visual Voicemail and Cloud RAN solutions, and serving 350+ CSPs across 3.5 billion subscribers, Mavenir’s platform enables Service Providers to successfully deliver next generation vision today and realize new revenue streams and operational efficiencies. www.mavenir.com.
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