5G FAPI suite continues to evolve to meet industry needs

SCF has updated its 5G FAPI suite, and released a new specification SCF229 5G FAPI Operations, Administration and Maintenance (OAM) Protocol For Inline High-PHY, bringing to Open RAN fuller virtualized support of inline High-PHY implementations in O-RAN Alliance architecture. These latest releases are further indication of the FAPI suite evolving and meeting industry requirements, and it demonstrates SCF’s commitment to consistently updating and expanding the APIs.


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Our latest release, SCF245 Neutral host requirements part 2: Hosted RAN high-level design, provides a global framework for neutral host and private networks. It aims to globalize and build on the ground-breaking work initiated by the UK’s MNOs’ Joint Operator Technical Specification for Neutral Host In-Building (JOTS NHIB). However, SCF245 goes further, making Hosted RAN applicable for a range of tenants not just Mobile Network Operators, but also private network operators, MVNOs and enterprises, for indoor and outdoor scenarios.

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5G FAPI Press releases
Small Cell Forum releases updated 5G FAPI and 5G nFAPI specs, extending the feature sets – including NR positioning and 7.2x FH status awareness

SCF’s 5G FAPI suite specifications continue to evolve to meet industry needs and 3GPP alignment

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