Earlier this year Telefonica, one of the world’s largest mobile network providers, announced an Open RAN collaboration with Xilinx and additional ecosystem partners. Xilinx silicon supports multiple standards, bands, carriers and sub-networks for Open RAN that enable Telefonica to provide a unique and flexible platform for radio, fronthaul, and acceleration of 4G and 5G networks.
With its adaptive silicon platform that integrates numerous key wireless functions within a single Zynq® UltraScale+™ RFSoC, Xilinx offers easy 5G integration for Open RAN systems while also delivering investment protection. The Xilinx Versal™ AI Core series is a unique advanced radio beamforming platform ideal for Open RAN massive MIMO platforms. From radio to fronthaul and acceleration, Xilinx creates the field-proven 5G silicon of choice for the world’s leading 5G infrastructure providers.