The NeutrORAN project is showcasing the latest innovations in the Open Radio Access Network (RAN) space

Key information

Total project funding amount: £1,600,000

Project date(s):

Status: Open

The project is testing and demonstrating a multiple operator, neutral host solution, using an Open RAN ecosystem. NEC considers the planned architecture to be scalable and to have potential on a global scale beyond the UK. 

The project aims to reduce costs and drive efficiencies, removing the digital divide and enabling rural communities and businesses to prosper in the UK and the rest of the world.

Organisations participating in this project


NEC is a leading global manufacturer and service provider of telecommunication, computer and electronic devices, NEC has devoted more than 100 years of technological innovation...


Cisco is the worldwide leader in IT and networking. Cisco helps companies of all sizes transform how people connect, communicate, and collaborate.

Cellnex Telecom

Cellnex Telecom is Europes leading operator of wireless telecommunications and broadcasting infrastructures with a portfolio of c.58,000 sites including forecast roll-outs up to 2027. Cellnex operates in Spain, Italy, Netherlands, France, Switzerland, the United Kingdom, Ireland and Portugal.

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