DZS to Present the Power of Open Packet-Based Mobile Transport and 5G Network Software at Open RAN World 2022

Richard (Rick) Wank, DZS Director of Product Management, Mobile & Optical Edge, to speak on fronthaul technology, 5G slicing; company’s industry-first Open RAN solutions on display

DALLAS, Texas, USA, April 19, 2022 –  DZS (Nasdaq: DZSI), a global leader in access networking and cloud software solutions, today announced its participation at the upcoming Open RAN World 2022, a leading Open RAN  ecosystem event taking place in Berlin April 26-28, 2022. DZS Director of Product Management for Mobile & Optical Edge Rick Wank will participate in a panel discussion titled “Beyond the RAN: Next-Generation Technologies for the Network,” on April 28, 2022 at 12:20 p.m local time. At its booth #28, DZS will also have next-generation solutions from its DZS Chronos Mobile & Optical Edge portfolio on display that are making Open RAN networks a reality around the world.

“As service providers deploy 5G and implement virtual RAN (vRAN) architectures, everyone is taking a fresh look at Open RAN architectures to drive wireless network automation and lower costs,” said Rick Wank, Director of Product Management for Mobile & Optical Edge, DZS. “DZS and its industry partners have demonstrated how a best-of-breed open fronthaul and xHaul solution can create a path forward for service providers transforming their 5G networks with open approaches, including O-RAN Alliance-aligned standards. We look forward to spotlighting our DZS Chronos open fronthaul and 5G slicing innovations at Open RAN World.”

As Open RAN approaches have evolved, DZS has remained at the forefront of product innovation and adoption. The DZS Chronos 4G/5G Mobile & Optical edge solutions are foundational to some of the world’s largest and most successful O-RAN deployments, notably Rakuten Mobile and its Rakuten Symphony architecture. Service providers launching new 5G services can look to DZS as a key innovation partner to deliver the edge intelligence, low latency and high-performance synchronization features that modern mobile networks require.

On display at the show will be the DZS C-series products. Part of the DZS Chronos Mobile & Optical Edge portfolio launched in 2021, the C-series includes an industry-first, hardened, outside plant open fronthaul gateway supporting O-RAN standards. It is a critical component within Rakuten Mobile’s groundbreaking network, transporting mobile traffic from radio sites to edge cloud hub sites for virtualized CU or DU components.

Bringing together operators, industry associations, solution providers and regulators at the center of the Open RAN transformation, the Open RAN World event focuses on approaches to modernize RAN environments to deliver on the full promise of 4G, 5G and beyond. The event will highlight rapidly evolving Open RAN market opportunities and share updates on technology innovations, global deployments, and regulatory changes.

To learn more about DZS, visit https://www.dzsi.com

 

 


 

About DZS

DZS Inc. (NSDQ: DZSI) is a global leader in broadband connectivity and communications software solutions.

DZS, the DZS logo, and all DZS product names are trademarks of DZS Inc. Other brand and product names are trademarks of their respective holders. Specifications, products, and/or product names are all subject to change.

This press release contains forward-looking statements regarding future events and our future results that are subject to the safe harbors created under the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. These statements reflect the beliefs and assumptions of the Company’s management as of the date hereof. Words such as “anticipate,” “believe,” “continue,” “could,” “estimate,” “expect,” “forecast,” “goal,” “intend,” “may,” “plan,” “project,” “seek,” “should,” “target,” “will,” “would,” variations of such words, and similar expressions are intended to identify forward-looking statements. Readers are cautioned that these forward-looking statements are only predictions and are subject to risks, uncertainties and assumptions that are difficult to predict. The Company’s actual results could differ materially and adversely from those expressed in or contemplated by the forward-looking statements. Factors that could cause actual results to differ include, but are not limited to, those risk factors contained in the Company’s SEC filings available at www.sec.gov, including without limitation, the Company’s annual report on Form 10-K, quarterly reports on Form 10-Q and subsequent filings.  In addition, additional or unforeseen affects from the COVID-19 pandemic and the global economic climate may give rise to or amplify many of these risks. Readers are cautioned not to place undue reliance on any forward-looking statements, which speak only as of the date on which they are made. DZS undertakes no obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statements for any reason.

For further information see: www.DZSi.com.
DZS on Twitter: https://twitter.com/dzs_innovation
DZS on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/DZSi/

Press Inquiries:

McKenzie Hurst, Thatcher+Co.
Phone: +1 408.888.6787
Email: mhurst@thatcherandco.com