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C-RAN (Cloud Radio Access Network)


Term
C-RAN (Cloud Radio Access Network)

Abbreviation
C-RAN

Definition
C-RAN (Cloud Radio Access Network), sometimes also referred as Centralized-RAN, is a cellular network architecture for the future mobile network infrastructure. C-RAN is a centralized cloud computing-based radio access network (commonly known as cellular network) architecture that can support 2G, 3G, 4G system and future wireless communication standards.

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