ASOCS: Sketching the path toward RAN virtualization (sponsored content)

| January 10, 2017

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ASOCS is working toward a virtual base station (vBS) system architecture that includes L1/PHY virtualization. The new architecture is supported by a modem processing unit (MPU) for hardware acceleration, developed in collaboration with eASIC, and by modem programming language (MPL), a software abstraction layer that enables the software of all base station layers to run in virtual machines on standard Intel Xeon servers. This gives operators the flexibility to deploy vRAN when and where they need it, as ASOCS CEO Gilad Garon reminded us during his presentation at RAN USA.

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