OUR MISSION

The Open RAN Policy Coalition is a group of companies formed to promote policies that will advance the adoption of open and interoperable solutions in the Radio Access Network (RAN) as a means to create innovation, spur competition and expand the supply chain for advanced wireless technologies including 5G.

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The security challenges created by shifting to a disaggregated or “open” environment are a common issue raised about Open RAN. In April 2021, the Open RAN Policy Coalition released a 4-page paper, “Open RAN Security in 5G,” which outlines why Open RAN is not less secure than traditional RAN and can in fact bring security advantages.  The reasons for this are two-fold: First, new capabilities and advantages enabled by 5G will improve security for traditional and Open RAN architectures.  Enterprise-grade security deployed in 5G can bring key advantages to meet security challenges like malware, botnets, and other forms of attacks that are potential risks regardless of architecture.  All implementations of 5G will benefit from these enhancements. These i...
WASHINGTON, D.C. - Governments participating in the Quadrilateral Security Dialogue, a strategic endeavor between the United States, India, Japan and Australia,
The Open RAN Policy Coalition is excited to participate in this year’s 5G World hybrid event. On September 21, our Executive Director Diane Rinaldo will interview P. Balaji, Chief Regulatory and Corporate Affairs Officer for Vodafone Idea, about Open RAN opportunities and...