O-RAN Alliance and ETSI NFV joint workshop

On Wednesday 21 June, 2023, a joint workshop between O-RAN Alliance and ETSI ISG NFV took place during the O-RAN Alliance face-to-face meeting in Osaka, Japan.

ETSI NFV and O-RAN Alliance are expected to use their best endeavours, to enhance their collaboration on common matters related to virtualized RAN orchestration and management.

NTT DOCOMO and DOCOMO Euro-labs delegates contributed actively to the workshop, first with the coordination and organization of it, and subsequently by delivering various presentations:

  • Yoshihiro Nakajima (ISG NFV Chair, NTT DOCOMO) introduced the ISG and the overall NFV ecosystem;
  •  Kostas Katsalis (DOCOMO Euro-Labs) presented about the summary of the ETSI GR NFV-IFA 046 report on “NFV support for vRAN”;
  • Joan Triay presented about the support for container-based deployments in NFV and the analysis of activities between the two organizations.


The ETSI NFV presentations are downloadable from the link below (with an ETSI’s EOL account).

Read more on etsi.org.