Accuver Japan participates in global Plugfest to verify Open RAN equipment
Accuver participates in global
Plugfest to verify Open RAN equipment
Japan participated in the O-RAN Plugfest, an event hosted by Rakuten Mobile in Japan. During this event, Accuver focused on evaluating the
automation compatibility of the ORAN Alliance's E2E Test.
ORAN Alliance E2E Test refers to the end-to-end testing of a network composed
of RAN equipment that complies with Open RAN specifications.
Plugfest, Accuver Japan conducted tests by integrating multiple solutions.
automated RF test scenarios using multiple real User Equipment (UE) with the
XCAL-MTS network optimization device for testing mobile networks, and the
XCAT-MAIS, Air interface simulator that replicates various field environments in
Open RAN section utilizes AEGIS-O, a specialized Open RAN testing equipment, to
analyze standard conformity for each interface. It also integrates network
information from UEs transmitted by XCAL-MTS to automatically analyze and
report the performance of the entire E2E O-RAN system.
using the actual UE logs and Open RAN logs, Accuver automated the entire
testing process, including the automatic generation of result reports with the
XCAT-AMS. Accuver Japan was the only vendor in the tests conducted by Rakuten
Mobile to use actual UEs in the tests and to directly acquire real ORAN data,
as opposed to using emulator equipment. Accuver successfully automated the
entire process, from setting up the real UE-based testing environment to
deriving the final results.
representative from Accuver stated, "We have been an Open RAN alliance member
since the early stages and have accumulated technology related to Open
RAN." added, "We will further develop specialized functions to meet
the demands of the Open RAN market in collaboration with Rakuten Mobile."