We keep an eye out for all the meetups we think our community might be interested in, so this schedule represents a range of third party sessions as well as showcasing our own events. If you have something you'd like to share, do get in touch.
DCMS and Ofcom have funded the SmartRAN Open Network Interoperability Centre (SONIC Labs) as part of the 5G Diversification Strategy, focusing on key areas of interoperability and integration to examine the reality of Open RAN and successive, relevant technologies and enable and encourage innovative vendors to participate in the UK ecosystem.
Following on from the introduction to SONIC Labs earlier this year, join us on Thursday 24 June when Digital Catapult and Ofcom, with our SONIC Labs consortium partners - Accelleran, Mavenir, Radisys, Benetel, Phluido, Druid and Effnet - present SONIC Labs Live. This is the official centre launch and experimentation will begin in new end to end mobile solutions to support DCMS’ diversification strategy.
Open networks and Open RAN in particular is an area of considerable interest and activity with huge potential, and it will be key for the future of networking, and opportunities for innovators in the UK and beyond.
This event will showcase activities and lessons from the first phase of the SONIC Labs, including demonstrations of three end to end functional Open RAN systems.
Our aim is to understand the limits of interoperability, potential for swapability, and end to end impacts. We continue to seek new and interesting products and integrations to form SONIC Labs' next cohort, as well as developing improvements to the open network / Open RAN testbed with specialised test and measurement solutions.
Registrations to the event are closing on Wednesday 23 June at 23:59 - register here