Industry Associations

Altiostar is an active participant in several industry associations and consortiums to promote the growth of open and virtualized radio access networks.


The 3rd Generation Partnership Project (3GPP) project covers cellular telecommunications technologies, including radio access, core network and service capabilities, which provide a complete system description for mobile telecommunications. Altiostar ensures its products and solutions are fully compliant with 3GPP specifications.

As a member of the Competitive Carriers Association, Altiostar supports the mission of the group to advocate for the interests of competitive mobile carriers throughout the U.S. and the international community.

ETSI provides members such as Altiostar with an open, inclusive and collaborative environment. This environment supports the timely development, ratification and testing of globally applicable standards for ICT-enabled systems, applications and services.

The GSMA represents the interests of mobile operators worldwide, uniting more than 750 operators with almost 400 companies in the broader mobile ecosystem, including handset and device makers, software companies, equipment providers and internet companies, as well as organizations in adjacent industry sectors.

We are at the forefront of emerging technologies across all sectors of industry and society that make use of ICT. Our 900+ member organizations are drawn from 65 countries and five continents.

MITRE Engenuity has created the Open Generation Consortium (Open Gen) to bring together organizations such as Altiostar to drive radical collaboration and breakthrough innovation with 5G technology. Open Gen will complement existing groups in the U.S. by testing 5G standards and use cases.

OnGo Alliance
As a member of the OnGo Alliance, Altiostar supports the common interests of members, implementers and operators for the development, commercialization, and adoption of LTE solutions for the US 3.5 GHz Citizens Broadband Radio Service.

Altiostar is one of the founding board members of the Open RAN Policy Coalition, which is a group of companies formed to promote policies that will advance the adoption of open and interoperable solutions in the Radio Access Network (RAN) as a means to create innovation, spur competition and expand the supply chain for advanced wireless technologies, including 5G.

O-RAN Alliance members and contributors have committed to evolving radio access networks around the world. Future RANs will be built on a foundation of virtualized network elements, white-box hardware and standardized interfaces that fully embrace O-RAN’s core principles of intelligence and openness. Altiostar conducted testing of the industry’s first O-RAN Alliance-compliant multi-vendor massive-multi-input, multi-output (mMIMO) 5G with Open vRAN.

Altiostar is a founding member of the Rural Cloud Initiative, which is building a coalition of rural telecom operators and technology providers committed to promoting and accelerating the digital transformation of rural America.

Altiostar is a member of the Telecom Infra Project (TIP), a global community of companies and organizations that are driving infrastructure solutions to advance global connectivity.


Altiostar is a member of TM Forum, an association of over 850 member companies generating US$2 trillion in revenue and serving five billion customers across 180 countries. It drives collaboration and collective problem-solving to maximize the business success of communication and digital service providers and their ecosystem of suppliers around the world. Today, TM Forum is focused on supporting members as they navigate their unique digital transformation journeys, providing practical and proven assets and tools to accelerate execution and platforms to facilitate collaborative problem solving and innovation. Learn more at