RAN World 2018, with TIM as Host Nation Operator Partner

09-10 October 2018

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



Mavenir is the leader in accelerating and redefining network transformation for Service Providers, by offering a comprehensive product portfolio across every layer of the network infrastructure stack. From 5G application/service layers to packet core and RAN - Mavenir leads the way in evolved, cloud-native networking solutions enabling innovative and secure experiences for end users.

Through its industry first VoLTE, VoWiFi, Advanced Messaging (RCS), Multi-ID, Visual Voicemail and Cloud RAN solutions, and serving 350+ CSPs across 3.5 billion subscribers, Mavenir’s platform enables Service Providers to successfully deliver their next generation vision today and realize new revenue streams and operational efficiencies.



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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 fronthaul networks. Our CPRI, OBSAI, JESD204, Ethernet and upcoming eCPRI and IEEE 1914 solutions enable users like chipset vendors, fronthaul equipment manufacturers, and telecom operators to develop, test and verify their 4G and 5G network devices. 

Sarokal X-STEP™ products provide means to generate, capture, and analyze bit accurate fronthaul traffic with various line rates and protocols. With the 100% visibility and control over fronthaul traffic, X-STEP can ensure full interoperability between fronthaul devices already in the early R&D development phase as well as in the field. 



Silver Sponsor

aricent at ran world


Aricent is a global design and engineering company innovating for customers in the digital era. We help our clients lead into the future by solving their most complex and mission critical issues through customized solutions. For decades, we have helped companies do new things and scale with intention. We bring differentiated value and capability in focused industries to help transform products, brands and companies.

Please visit www.aricent.com to know more about us.


Working Group Sponsors

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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.



Astellia, Working Group Sponsor at RAN World






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.


EXFO, Working Group Sponsor at RAN World


EXFO is the world's top supplier of portable fiber-optic test solutions. Drawing from 30 years of experience, EXFO develops innovative test solutions to deploy, validate, troubleshoot, and assure new fiber-based network architectures.

With C-RAN, NFV and pre-5G architectures emerging, EXFO is surging ahead with incomparable solutions featuring ease-of-use and interconnectivity. EXFO’s network visibility tools enable operators to provide mobile fronthaul solutions that deliver better quality of service from LTE/LTE-A networks and to deploy the infrastructure required for future 5G networks. EXFO customers benefit from unmatched testing solutions that insure end-to-end QoS while protecting capital investment in future-proof infrastructure.

For more information, please visit www.exfo.com.


Quintel Technology, Working Group Sponsor at RAN World

Quintel Technology

Quintel is a leading innovator in the design, development, and delivery of network-efficient base station antenna solutions for wireless operators worldwide. The company’s products enable global wireless operators to independently deploy and optimize multiple air interfaces or services on a single standard antenna platform Quintel has recently been acquired by Cirtek Holdings and has offices in New York, California, Europe, and now Asia.




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.



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.




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 enables cutting edge performance through precisely synchronized time, and is the only provider of full end-to-end solutions for multiple mission critical applications. Qulsar's precise timing solutions play a key role in solving the bandwidth bottleneck in advanced mobile networks and in enabling real-time applications in the industrial Internet of Things.

Visit us at qulsar.com.



We provide complete networks for GSM and LTE.

Our products range includes both core network and RAN products for production and testing. RAN network product for LTE/GSM is SatSite, both 5W and 20W version, and YateHSS, YateUCN for core network. The testing products are LabKit LTE for RAN and Minicore for core network. Based entirely on commodity hardware, the SatSite and the YateUCN provide a complete software-defined mobile network for GSM and LTE, including mixed 2G/4G installations operating from a single core network. 

Every day more than 50 million people use our systems.

Find out more: https://yatebts.com/


trimble at ran world


Trimble time and frequency products use the capabilities and accuracy of a GPS satellite synchronized clock to deliver pulse-per-second and frequency reference signals for many industries. From wireless infrastructure and base station timing, to laboratory reference and event time stamping... we have timing modules, boards and standard products to satisfy your needs. Trimble's unsurpassed record of reliability over many years of service positions us as value leaders in the industry.
For more information, please visit: http://www.trimble.com/timing


Tech Innovator

spectrum effect

Spectrum Effect

Founded by the wireless industry veterans behind SON pioneer Eden Rock Communications (acquired by Nokia in 2015), Spectrum Effect has developed key technology building blocks needed to rapidly manage external and unintended internal RF interference on today’s networks. Spectrum Effect has also identified a unique path forward in support of the mainstream adoption of spectrum sharing in the mobile industry. Protected by sixteen patents and patent applications, Spectrum Effect’s breakthrough solution, Spectrum-NET, helps operators and OEMs across the globe maximize and monetize limited spectrum assets and unlock additional urgently needed spectrum resources.

Learn more at: http://www.spectrumeffect.com/


Digital Partners

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.



Viavi, Webinar Sponsor at RAN World

Viavi Solutions

With the deep expertise necessary to deliver unparalleled physical and virtual network intelligence, VIAVI Solutions helps service providers deploy, maintain, optimize, and evolve complex wireless networks. As pioneers in fiber testing, inspection, and characterization, VIAVI has a long history of successful collaboration with communication companies and draws upon that experience to solve modern problems. 

Formerly JDSU, VIAVI delivers the broadest range of integrated network test and measurement instruments, analytics, and intelligence tools available today. And we help keep mobile devices connected and data flowing with our advanced suite of service assurance solutions.

For more information, please visit: www.viavisolutions.com.


"...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

qualcomm at ran world

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



qulsar at ran world




Tech Innovator

spectrum effect

Digital Partners


Viavi Solutions, Webinar Sponsor at RAN World


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