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Rakuten’s Acquisition of Altiostar is a 5G Game Changer

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Rakuten acquires Altiostar for $1 billion in a bid to accelerate global deployment and adoption of cloud native open and interoperable mobile infrastructure, especially open, virtual RAN technology. Futurum’s Ron Westfall examines why the Rakuten’s acquisition of Altiostar provides a massive boost to the Open RAN cause, alters the competitive mix across the entire 5G landscape, and provides a template for CSPs serious about fulfilling their Open 5G mission.