RAN World

19-20 September 2017
Crowne Plaza Barcelona - Fira Center
Barcelona, Spain


"I truly enjoyed the breadth and the depth of the content shared at the event. It's extremely up-to-date and with the just right degree of focus. The Working Groups were a perfect complement of the Keynote sessions”

Dr. Chih-Lin I, Chief Scientist, Wireless Technologies, China Mobile Research Institute

What happens at RAN World?

RAN World is the essential meeting place for the operator community looking to get the most out of their networks and to pave the way for next generation networks. Bringing a select group of senior decision makers together, the show gives you the chance to:

  • Network with operators paving the way in new technologies and deploying the latest solutions
  • Hear from leading research institutions on the technologies shaking up the radio access network
  • Understand how you can achieve the greatest efficiencies and optimise your existing assets
  • Benchmark against the latest technologies facilitating next generation networks
  • Prepare for future requirements in terms of spectrum, technologies and network function
  • Watch live demos and product launches from leading international suppliers and technology vendors
  • Witness the latest and greatest deployments and trials in radio access technologies at the RANNYs!

What’s new for 2017?

  • New location! Join us for the first RAN World to be held in Barcelona, with support from Telefonica Group and leading European academic institutions
  • Operator speed networking: an exclusive chance for sponsors of the event to meet with leading international operators and understand their requirements and challenges
  • 5G use case working groups: explore the leading 5G applications, and the relevant enablers and requirements for the entire ecosystem
  • Demos and product launches: be the first to see how innovative new technologies are shaping next generation networks, with launches and demos from Sarokal and Alpha Wireless, plus more to be announced soon!
  • Exclusive updates and keynotes: hear from the CTOs from Telefonica Group, Velcom, ETSI and 3GPP, amongst other C-level operators

What to Expect at RAN USA

"...one of the best conferences I’ve been to in the last few years, due to the content and speakers I met. A combination of amazingly deep content and knowledgeable speakers really made a difference."

Dr Michael Fritsch, Telecommunications and Technology

Diamond Sponsors

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Gold Sponsors


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Silver Sponsor



Working Group Sponsors


Astellia, Working Group Sponsor at RAN World


EXFO, Working Group Sponsor at RAN World

Quintel Technology, Working Group Sponsor at RAN World

Bronze Sponsors

Ayscom, Bronze Sponsor at RAN World



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Tech Innovator

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Digital Partners


Viavi Solutions, Webinar Sponsor at RAN World


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