Large scale trials for Railway, Energy, Media and Factories of the Future planned 5G-VICTORI is funded by the EU program...
ORANGE is one of the world’s leading telecommunications operators with sales of 40 billion euros in 2015 and 154,000 employees worldwide at 30 June 2016, including 96,000 employees in France. Present in 29 countries, the Group has a total customer base of 250 million customers worldwide at 30 June 2016, including 189 million mobile customers and 18 million fixed broadband customers. Orange is also a leading provider of global IT and telecommunication services to multinational companies, under the brand Orange Business Services.
ORANGE invested 726 million euros in research and innovation in 2015; counts with close to 8000 researchers, engineers, designers, developers, data scientists, sociologists, graphic designers, marketers, cybersecurity experts work to develop the solutions of the future, in all areas of digital transformation. Orange has got 6,594 patents in its portfolio, including 250 patent applications registered in 2016. Orange is contributing actively to the relevant standardization groups (3GPP, ETSI, ITU) to play a pioneering role in the specification of the next generations of radio access networks and to be prepared to deploy and operate them.
Role within 5G-VICTORI
ORANGE France will support activities related to 5G-EVE infrastructure operation of French Site Cluster for two verticals integration and trials in Romania (access to the 5G-EVE platform, orchestration, operation, execution, monitoring, validation).
ORANGE France as operator has got a great expertise of the 5G E2E network infrastructure. In the framework of the 5G EVE ICT-17 project, ORANGE France provides the infrastructure for the French site facility. The platform implements ONAP as orchestrator and it mainly based on OpenAir Interface for 5G RAN and CORE infrastructure.