January 23rd, 2024, Rosh Ha’ayin Israel, Seoul, South Korea and Gyeonggi-do, South Korea. ASOCS and ELUON jointly announced today the cooperation of the two companies leading to a joint validated solution between ASOCS CYRUS® an O-RAN-based private 5G solution, which includes a fully virtualized CU/DU and Network Management system, and ELUON’s NGC (5G core). The partnership is set to be aimed at System Integrators in both South Korea and the wider Southeast Asia markets.
“ASOCS saw a major increase in demand for Private 5G (P5G) as the fundamental connectivity for digitization in many enterprises including Smart Manufacturing in South Korea in 2023,” said Mr. Dongwon Cho, ASOCS Country Manager in South Korea. “System Integrators are looking for reliable validated solutions in order to manage their 5G Service Level agreements as well as handle the new wave of AI-driven devices such as Autonomous Moving Robots and high-definition video cameras Having a strong solution at the center with Core and Network Management makes for an appealing solution. With ELUON leading core, and its foothold in several key markets outside of Korea, ASOCS has strengthened our offering to the market.”
“ELUON is a Korean total network solution supplier and is producing core network equipment suitable for Private 5G (P5G) based on solutions supplied to existing mobile network operators in Korea. Through collaboration with ASOCS, ELUON will be able to satisfy a variety of customer requirements, and we expect to increase our O-RAN and Private 5G Network market share in Korea, which is expected to continue to develop in the future,” said Seungho Lee, Executive Vice President of ELUON.
The validated solution, running on O-RAN principles lays the central foundation that enables connecting O-RAN radio units from one site, and enterprises’ IT systems on the other. More news will follow during 2024.
ASOCS is empowering industrial enterprises to connect their production lines to edge applications by providing them with a cloud-based private 5G network and a scalable Software as a Service (SaaS) model.
CYRUS® 5G software by ASOCS enables enterprises to run their networks on their own terms using standard hardware, just as they do with their IT infrastructure. ASOCS enables companies to easily implement private 5G networks and benefit from high network reliability, enhanced security, and low latency.
ELUON is a software development company that has developed its proprietary core network equipment and supplied 2G, 3G, LTE, and 5G solutions to Korean mobile network operators since its founding in 1998. ELUON was registered on KOSDAQ in 2003 and has been conducting private LTE/5G business for the past few years.