RAN World

OPENING KEYNOTE AT RAN WORLD 2017: Enrique Blanco, Global CTO, Telefónica

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

2017 Sponsors & Exhibitors

Diamond Sponsors

nokia at ran world 2017


We create the technology to connect the world. Powered by the research and innovation of Nokia Bell Labs, we serve communications service providers, governments, large enterprises and consumers, with the industry’s most complete, end-to-end portfolio of products, services and licensing.

From the enabling infrastructure for 5G and the Internet of Things, to emerging applications in virtual reality and digital health, we are shaping the future of technology to transform the human experience.




Qualcomm Technologies, Inc is the world leader in next-generation mobile technologies. For more than 25 years, Qualcomm’s ideas and inventions have driven the evolution of wireless communications, connecting people more closely to information, entertainment and each other. Qualcomm’s breakthrough technologies enable the convergence of mobile communications and consumer electronics, making wireless devices and services more personal, affordable and accessible to people everywhere.


Gold Sponsors

radio design

Radio Design

Award-winning, market-leaders in the provision of wireless infrastructure solutions and RF filter systems. Radio Design has helped some of the world’s largest MNO’s achieve significant CAPEX and OPEX savings through efficient RF infrastructure sharing and reuse. If you are an MNO looking to overlay new technologies into existing infrastructure, or share infrastructure with other MNO’s, Radio Design’s extensive product portfolio can help you achieve this in a cost-effective and time-efficient manner.


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Sarokal Test Systems

Sarokal Test Systems provides innovative test solutions for the Fronthaul network.

Our CPRI and 5G solutions enable users like chipset vendors, Fronthaul equipment manufacturers, and telecom operators to test and verify their 4G and 5G network devices.

Sarokal's X-Step products provide means to generate, capture, and analyse bit accurate Fronthaul data with various line rates and protocols.



Working Group Sponsor

lpwa 2017 sponsors alpha

Alpha Wireless

Alpha Wireless design and manufacture high performance antennas for base station applications. All designs are carefully crafted to meet our customers' stringent demands, and Alpha antennas have been proven in trials to greatly reduce overall network interference giving throughput improvements of up to 30% and sector capacity improvements of up to 12%.

Alpha prides itself on its expertise and its response times to customer needs, and that's why many of the world's major equipment vendors and operators have chosen to work with us on their antenna projects.

With offices and facilities in Europe, US and Asia, Alpha antennas are deployed by most base station vendors and many large network operators. We pride ourselves on being first to market on many new technologies, and in giving unparalleled technical support.



Bronze Sponsors

Ayscom, Bronze Sponsor at RAN World


Since our birth in 2003 we have played a key role helping major Spanish organisations to build, validate and optimise their ITC -networks and data centres-, secure their most critical information and make sure their systems are continuously ready and capable of delivering new mission-critical services and applications. We provide instruments and solutions for any kind of electric, electronic and optic parameter that must be measured and controlled.

Every time you surf the internet, send an email, make a phone call or use a cloud-based service or application like online banking, Ayscom is probably involved at some point in the performance of your business or leisure communications.

We care about your business as you do. With mergers and acquisitions taking place in the technology space, the customers have proven to trust Ayscom: a company that has deep technical expertise and that will continue to provide an unique level of consistency, competency and reliability in the ever-evolving technology landscape.





Cavium is a leading provider of highly integrated semiconductor products that enable intelligent processing for networking, communications and the digital home. Cavium offers a broad portfolio of integrated, software-compatible processors ranging in performance from 10 Mbps to 100 Gbps that enable secure, intelligent functionality in enterprise, data-center, broadband/consumer and access and service provider equipment.



elisa at ran world 2017



Elisa is a telecommunications, ICT and online service company serving 2.3 million consumer, corporate and public administration organisation customers. Elisa provides environmentally sustainable services for communication and entertainment, and tools for organisations to digitalise their operations and improve productivity. In Finland, Elisa is the market leader in its field. Cooperation with Vodafone and Telenor enables globally competitive services. Elisa is listed on Nasdaq Helsinki Large Cap with approximately 200,000 shareholders. In 2016, Elisa’s revenue was 1.64 billion euros, and the company employed 4,300 people. www.elisa.com



Parallel Wireless

Parallel Wireless is reimagining the wireless infrastructure market, enabling carriers to deploy any G cellular networks as easily and cost-effectively as Wi-Fi whether for rural, enterprise, public safety, M2M, Smart Cities, or dense urban. Currently, the company in production deployment or in trials with major leading operators on six continents. Parallel Wireless’ innovation and excellence in multi-technology virtualized RAN (vRAN) has been recognized with 27 industry awards. For more information, please visit www.parallelwireless.com.




Qulsar is a leading provider of precision time synchronization solutions for Mobile Infrastructure, Industrial Internet of Things, Datacenters and the emerging Smart Grid. 

Qulsar products generate, refine, distribute and harness precision time to enable applications and provide our customers with world leading, cost effective solutions. 

Qulsar has crafted an end-to-end, resilient, widely deployable (in both outdoor &indoor locations) solution portfolio. The solution leverages open standard protocols, enhancing them with sophisticated, proprietary algorithms and technologies. 

Qulsar is headquartered in San Jose, California and has an office in Kista, Sweden.

Visit us at qulsar.com.


Webinar sponsor

solid RAN World 2017


SOLiD (www.solid.com) empowers capacity and coverage for cellular, public safety, and Wi-Fi services at large venues and campuses through innovative Distributed Antenna System (DAS) and carrier-grade Optical Network solutions for Small Cell Backhaul and Passive Optical LAN (POL) deployments. The company is grounded by a shared vision of advancing technology to solve wireless industry problems in new ways and supporting our customers and partners with world-class service. SOLiD counts among its global customers major wireless operators; leading hospitals; Olympic, professional, and college sports venues; metropolitan subways; government and Fortune 500 corporate campuses; and other marquee customer sites.




enrique blanco at RAN World 2017

"...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

nokia ar RAN World 2017

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Gold Sponsors

radio desing



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