Mavenir, the industry’s only end-to-end cloud-native Network Software Provider for 4G/5G networks, and KGPCo, a leader in Solution/System Integration Services, Advanced Supply Chain Management, Distribution, Network Services, and Cloud Solutions announced today a collaboration partnership to deliver OpenRAN solutions and services in the United States.
The growing momentum for OpenRAN solutions is driving the demand from mobile operators for vendors to provide an end-to-end OpenRAN service ecosystem to design, build, optimize and maintain these networks.
Mavenir’s deep experience in OpenRAN technology solutions and end-to-end networks, coupled with KGPCo’s unique end-to-end offering of supply chain management, system integration, and field installation, will provide customers a full complement of solutions and services. Joint capabilities will cover:
- Comprehensive solution planning and design
- Efficient supply chain and pre-staging capability
- Well established warehousing, forward and reverse logistics
- Rapid site surveys, expert RF planning and design
- Nationwide cell site installation, solution deployment, integration, and testing capabilities
- Cost effective drive testing and RF optimization
- End-to-end migration scenario planning, testing and execution
- Expert KPI tuning, performance monitoring, field services and lifecycle support
“We are very pleased to partner with KGPCo to deliver end-to-end system integration services and support experience to our customers,” said Ramnik Kamo, Mavenir Executive Vice President of Worldwide Operations and Chief Information Officer. “Our joint offering provides the capabilities needed to give our customers in the US, a simplified path to OpenRAN and full accountability for end-to-end performance rests with us.”
“We are delighted to partner with Mavenir for creating market-leading OpenRAN solutions for the 5G market. KGPCo will bring our extensive capabilities in Network and RAN engineering, system integration, and supply chain management to deliver seamless end-to-end solutions for the US and global markets,” said Trevor Putrah, President, KGPCo.
Mavenir has been a pioneer of OpenRAN, including founding member of OpenRAN Policy Coalition and elected board member, as well as part of the industry association, the Telecom Infra Project (TIP) and was one of the first members of the O-RAN Alliance.
Founding members of the Open RAN Policy Coalition include Airspan, Altiostar, AT&T, AWS, Cisco, CommScope, Dell, DISH Network, Facebook, Fujitsu, Google, IBM, Intel, Juniper Networks, Mavenir, Microsoft, NEC Corporation, NewEdge Signal Solutions, NTT, Oracle, Parallel Wireless, Qualcomm, Rakuten Mobile, Samsung Electronics America, Telefónica, US Ignite, Verizon, VMWare, Vodafone, World Wide Technology, and XCOM-Labs.
Mavenir is the industry’s only end-to-end, cloud-native Network Software Provider focused on accelerating software network transformation and redefining network economics for Communications Service Providers (CSPs). Mavenir offers a comprehensive end-to-end product portfolio across every layer of the network infrastructure stack. From 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. Leveraging innovations in IMS (VoLTE, VoWiFi, Advanced Messaging (RCS)), Private Networks as well as vEPC, 5G Core and OpenRAN vRAN, Mavenir accelerates network transformation for more than 250+ CSP customers in over 140 countries, which serve over 50% of the world’s subscribers.
Mavenir embraces disruptive, innovative technology architectures and business models that drive service agility, flexibility, and velocity. With solutions that propel NFV evolution to achieve web-scale economics, Mavenir offers solutions to help CSPs with cost reduction, revenue generation, and revenue protection. www.mavenir.com
KGPCo is the country’s largest communications product distribution and service solution provider in the telecommunications industry. A Tier 1 woman-owned diversity business, KGPCo is the only large-scale organization that combines a comprehensive suite of communication network management, engineering, and implementation services with a national logistics network and portfolio of manufacturer partnerships. In addition, our Solution Innovation Center serves to evaluate cloud solutions developed and operationalized in a live network environment.www.kgpco.com.