O-RAN ALLIANCE Welcomes New Board Members and Announces Further Progress and Demos Towards Open and Intelligent RAN

  • KDDI, Rakuten Mobile and Vodafone are elected to the O-RAN ALLIANCE Board of Directors

  • Newly released technical specifications enrich the standards for developing O-RAN networks

  • O-RAN Security Task Group addresses the security aspects of open RAN

  • O-RAN Virtual Exhibition Provides Insights on Companies Progressing with their O-RAN Implementations

The O-RAN ALLIANCE concluded its first two years of successful operation, delivering major progress in standardizing open and intelligent Radio Access Networks (RAN).

Welcoming Rakuten Mobile as its new operator member, the O-RAN ALLIANCE now represents the leadership of 27 major carriers joining forces towards making the RAN industry truly open, intelligent, virtualized and fully interoperable. With strong support of contributors and academic contributors, O-RAN now has over 230 companies driving the definition and realization of O-RAN technology.

At its Annual General Meeting held on October 27, 2020, the O-RAN ALLIANCE Members have elected the Board of Directors for the upcoming 2-year

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CBTS Partners with Five9 to Launch Comprehensive Intelligent Cloud Contact Center Solution

CBTS unites expertise in delivering hosted unified communications, large network solutions, and advanced API integrations with the Five9 Intelligent Cloud Contact Center software enabling a comprehensive remote agent solution.

CBTS, a leading technology provider delivering superior business outcomes, is pleased to announce a partnership with Five9 to launch an advanced Cloud Contact Center built on the Five9 platform. Five9, a leading cloud software provider for the enterprise contact center market, brings the power of the cloud to thousands of customers and facilitates more than six billion minutes of customer call recordings annually. The partnership with Five9 allows CBTS to provide an additional solution for customers looking to move to a SaaS-based contact center platform.

“We are pleased to have CBTS as a partner with their experience in delivering enterprise voice and network,” said Andy Dignan, SVP of Global Channel and Professional Services, Five9. “We believe Five9 can enhance the value

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Jared Shepard, Intelligent Waves’ Founder & CEO Named a Top Finalist for GovCon Executive of the Year

Intelligent Waves, a leading-edge trusted IT systems integrator that delivers high-impact transformational IT solutions to the Government’s most mission-critical challenges, today announced that the Northern Virginia Chamber of Commerce has named Jared Shepard, its Chief Executive Officer, as one of the 2020 Executive Of The Year GovCon finalists. Reviewed by a panel of expert judges, Shepard joins a distinguished list of strategic executive business leaders who are committed to driving growth and making an impact through community outreach.

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In Northern Virginia’s GovCon community, Jared Shepard is regarded as an exceptional corporate leader that managed to turn his daily life experiences as a soldier, while serving in the U.S. Army in Iraq and Afghanistan, into building a high-energy GovCon firm, that leads by example and boldly innovates to create solutions that make the impossible possible.

Intelligent Waves’

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