The Open RAN Policy Coalition wants to change the way the cell tower radio access network, or RAN, works. Photo: Reuters
The Open RAN Policy Coalition wants to change the way the cell tower radio access network, or RAN, works. Photo: Reuters

Global firms push US to research 5G tech that would minimise Chinese influence and allow multiple vendors

  • Companies including Google, Samsung, Cisco, AT&T and Vodafone urge US lawmakers to fund next-generation tech development
  • Firms urge research into radio access networks that would move 5G infrastructure away from expensive proprietary hardware dominated by China

The Open RAN Policy Coalition wants to change the way the cell tower radio access network, or RAN, works. Photo: Reuters
The Open RAN Policy Coalition wants to change the way the cell tower radio access network, or RAN, works. Photo: Reuters
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