open source


Research blog

An end-to-end open source mobile network with traffic prioritization mechanism

During the past few years, Telecommunications industry was characterized by continuous evolution and integration of innovative concepts. Software Defined Networking (SDN), Network Functions Virtualization (NFV), and Cloud technologies are changing the way mobile networks are designed, deployed, and operated [1]. SDN improves network architecture by bringing dynamic scalability, easier management, and reducing the required manual effort. […]


Smarter society / Research

Data sharing, distributed factories: open source against Covid-19

Since the start of the Covid-19 crisis, thousands of open source projects have been emerging across the world to model the pandemic and develop solutions to mitigate the shortage of equipment. On GitHub for example there are over 25,000 repositories associated with Covid-19. In parallel, scientific research is opening up like never before. Institutions such […]


Smarter society / Networks

Open source drives the networks of the future

Linux Foundation Networking (LFN), the networking division of the Linux Foundation, is a not-for-profit consortium that brings together thousands of contributors, including some of the largest companies in the industry, with the goal of redefining the way in which the networks and services of tomorrow are created. “The open source world is based on merit, […]


Better me / Innovation

Baah Box: find the right muscle!

When a person has the use of only one limb – either from birth or as a result of an accident – it can be difficult to know which muscle to use to operate a prosthetic. Myoelectric prostheses are very pricey – €17,000 to €60,000 – and prior to implant, they require training that puts […]


Au-Sénégal,-un-agent-virtuel-allège-la-vérification-des-dossiers-clients_960x620 Augmented Planet / Artificial Intelligence

Customer files checked by virtual agents in Senegal

The work carried out by the Orange Nomad Back Office team in Senegal seems never-ending and futile. Day after day, the team’s 17 members manually process 15,000 subscription requests submitted by resellers on the ground via the Nomad platform. When AI helps humans Their work involves verifying the authenticity of identity cards sent in the […]


Research blog / 5G

Orange experiments with an open source aerial network at the French Windsurf Championships!

The spectators of the French Windsurf Championships have had the opportunity to experience real-time immersion thanks to a connectivity bubble.


Research blog / Innovation

2009–2019: back to the future of cloud computing

The personal cloud, mobile cloud, vertical cloud, open source cloud, etc. – these major developments in cloud computing foreseen by Orange back in 2009 are now a reality.


Smarter society / Prospective

Future 20XX, the future in play

Could a game help us to reflect on the world of tomorrow and conceive of a common future? This is the premise of Future 20XX, an applied game published by Orange under Creative Commons.


Research blog / 5G

Extreme 5G coverage

The 5G dynamic is enabling mobilisation of the ecosystem in bridging the gap of internet connectivity in sparsely populated areas.


Augmented Planet / Salon de la recherche

What if 5G experimentation were open source?

5G is tested using open source thanks to Orange's "Plug in the future" integrative platform.


Smarter society / Innovation

How IT containerisation is speeding up application development

Containers enable the transport of virtual applications from one operating system to another, and for the various material components and software programs to communicate with one another.


Smarter society / Big Data

Live Data Hub: Giving cities control of their data

With its Live Data Hub offer, Orange supports the data needs of cities by offering a simple and enriched sharing platform.