Radio System Software

Software for radio access networks with Ericsson Radio System for 2G, 3G, 4G, and 5G.              

Our philosophy is to enable evolution to 5G through manageable steps, based on well-designed components of multiple technologies, in a way that matches business and technology realities.

Your choice of technologies must support business needs, and not vice versa. Current technologies include Massive MIMO, Cellular IoT, Gigabit LTE, Machine Learning, Ericsson Spectrum Sharing, Licensed Assisted Access, 5G Plug-Ins and others – everything from small cells to mega-city deployments of C-RAN. 

RAN Software is part of Ericsson Radio System. It enables flexibility and performance to accommodate your network and business realities, taking the best of 2G, 3G, 4G and 5G technologies.



A modular architecture that balances investment and performance


Network evolution in small steps, with risk-free investment for your business growth


A platform that expands and provides a stepwise performance boost, according to market needs

AI-powered radio access networks

How do you improve your network performance and user experience in today’s densified networks? Artificial intelligence is one of the keys in conquering these challenges, for LTE as well as 5G.

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Our range of products
Ericsson Spectrum Sharing

Demand-driven spectrum sharing accelerates performance

NR Radio Access Network

Is a software and part of Ericsson Radio system and a vital component of our 5G Platform.

NR Upper Layer vRAN

Provides service providers with new flexibility, beneficial when deploying street macros and small cells.

5G Plug-Ins

To facilitate a rapid evolution of 5G, we deliver 5G Plug-Ins, bringing 5G technology to today´s LTE.

LTE Radio Access Network

Brings software for Gigabit speeds, using FDD and TDD, housed flexibly on one board.

Massive IoT Radio Access Network

Enables extensive reuse of site assets such as radio and modern baseband units.

WCDMA Radio Access Network

Allow operators to provide a seamless experience as they introduce LTE or continue the LTE expansion.

GSM Radio Access Network

Offers unique advantages in terms of coverage, subscribers, device cost and M2M application support.