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TIP Academy is an online Academy managed by the Telecom Infra Project (TIP) supporting the development of organizations in the telecommunications and IT industry. It provides an open, community-based learning and knowledge-sharing space for organizations and telco professionals, building an ecosystem around open, disaggregated solutions.


Why Open RAN?

This learning program will help you to gain awareness of the motivation and imperative of Open RAN and its potential to transform the industry.

Upon completion of this learning program, you will be able to:

  • Define what Open RAN is and explain the drivers, benefits and challenges of Open RAN.
  • Gain insight into the main ways Open RAN solutions architectures will impact the Business Case.
  • Identify key industry Open RAN initiatives and discover some Open RAN projects around the word.

Open RAN Fundamentals

This learning program will help you delve into the Open RAN architecture and the underlying forces behind it: disaggregation, open interfaces, virtualization, automation, and orchestration.

Upon completion of this learning program, you will be able to:

  • Describe what is the split of RAN protocol stack, its motivations and the different split options adopted by the industry for Open interfaces.
  • Describe the architecture and functions of the Radio Unit (RU), Distributed Unit (DU) and Central Unit (CU).
  • Recognize the significant role the Telco Cloud and Orchestration play in unlocking the benefits of Open RAN solutions.

Free certification

After completing the courses training you’ll be eligible to take the final assessments at no cost.