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July 27, 2021

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FCC plans vote to designate two test beds for Open RAN research and development

By Sara Friedman / July 15, 2021

The Federal Communications Commission will consider a proposal in August to make Boston and Raleigh, NC, “innovation zones” for research and development on “integration of 5G network technologies” and Open Radio Access Networks.

“These Innovation Zones will support cutting-edge research and development that is crucial for advancing our wireless leadership,” FCC Acting Chairwoman Jessica Rosenworcel said on Wednesday. “Moreover, by bringing together operators, vendors, vertical interests, and other government agencies, we are helping to spur a market for more secure...


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