blackned GmbH joins the OpenAirInterface Software Alliance and strengthens 5G core network activities at the OSA

It is with great pleasure that we announce that blackned GmbH has decided to join the OpenAirInterface Software Alliance as Associate Member.

blackned GmbH is a strong partner for development of the OpenAirInterface Core Network and has recently contributed a long list of features to the OpenAirInterface EPC among which:

  • X2, S1, S10 handover and mobility procedures;
  • Multi PDN;
  • Dedicated bearer support;
  • Paging support;
  • Idle mode procedures;
  • GTPv2 C-layer.

blackned has contributed this feature set after comprehensive testing with real UE’s like Apple IPhoneTM and SamsungTM devices.

Components of the OpenAirInterface EPC software are included in the flagship software of blackned GmbH, the RIDUX platform built to operate in harsh and mobile environments.

Looking forward, blackned GmbH is most definitely a strong and valued partner to help develop the 5G core network features in the OpenAirInterface Core Network.

About blackned GmbH

blackned is a high-tech IT and consulting company with headquarters in Southern Germany. blackned’s portfolio comprises command, control, and communications solutions for a number of different industrial branches and applications. Plug’n’play – anywhere.

In the military industry, blackned is a leading competence partner in Europe for the design and operation of deployable networks. The company supplies solutions for high-mobility cellular data and communications networks for the civil sector.

blackned – critical command and control solutions. Anywhere.