Aether is the first open source 5G Connected Edge platform for enabling enterprise digital transformation. It delivers mobile connectivity and edge cloud services for distributed enterprise networks with cloud- based management. Aether is optimized for multi-cloud deployments and simultaneous support for wireless connectivity over licensed, unlicensed and lightly-licensed (CBRS) spectrum.

Aether Architecture

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Aether utilizes modular building blocks that leverage other established open source ONF projects

  • ROC Runtime configuration module for all Aether project components
  • SD-Core 4G, 5G core network stack
  • SD-RAN near real-time RIC supporting development of xApps
  • SD-Fabric SDN programmable forwarding plane with UPF functionality

Aether Platform Services

Aether combines the benefits of 5G with unmatched operational flexibility and economics

Aether: An Open Source Platform for Private 5G Connected Edge

Learn how Aether can simplify deployment and operation of a secure, flexible and economical single or multi-edge private 4G/5G network.

Aether Community Meetings Highlight Examples of Aether Use Cases

Aether has been deployed for a range of customer use cases including MVNOs, Private LTE, infrastructure and application companies
Large scale research infrastructure demonstrating real-world 5G use cases using Aether
5G Platform research project to develop open 5G network technologies uses Aether
Offering Private 5G Platform cloud-managed Network-as-a-Service based on Aether

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