TeraFlow H2020 was invited to participate in 6G O-RAN evolution workshop organised by O-RAN nGRG.
Raul Muñoz from CTTC gave a talk about the TeraFlowSDN group in ETSI, working in the development of an open source SDN controller for 6G xHaul transport networks. This talk was a part of a panel that discussed 6G use cases, architecture and AI.
The event took place on 20th October 2022 at Marriott Auditorium Hotel & Conference Center in Madrid, Spain.
Speakers from industry and academia shared their views on requirements, use cases, standard gap, architecture, native AI, security and research platforms. The workshop was co-located with the O-RAN face-to-face meeting, where more than 200 participants from major operators, vendors, research institutes and SMEs joined. More than 100 participants joined the workshop.
O-RAN ALLIANCE e.V. has been founded in February 2018 by AT&T, China Mobile International Limited, Deutsche Telekom, NTT DOCOMO and Orange and has become a world-wide community of mobile network operators, vendors and research & academic institutions operating in the Radio Access Network (RAN) industry.
The next Generation Research Group (nGRG) within O-RAN focuses on research of open and intelligent RAN principles in 6G and future network standards.
Other participants were: Alexey K. (Vodafone), Abhimanyu Gosain and Tommaso Melodia, (Northeastern University) Simone Redana and Gerald Kunzmann (Nokia), Mehdi Bennis (University of Oulu, Finland), Mikael Prytz (Ericsson), Chih-Lin I (CMCC), Yue Wang (Samsung Research UK), Diego R. Lopez (Telefonica), Toktam Mahmoodi (King's College London) and David Johnson (University of Utah), amongst others.