The Besen Group releases Open RAN TCO Tool for Private 5G Networks

September 13, 2021

Washington, DC

The Besen Group, an international mobile data industry management consulting practice headquartered in the Washington DC area, with representatives in Paris and Tokyo, released today Open RAN Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) Tool for private 5G networks.

“Open RAN can provide enterprises to deploy private 5G networks with lower capital expenditures and flexible network options,” said Alex Besen, Founder and CEO of The Besen Group LLC. “We developed the mobile industry’s first commercial Open Ran TCO tool for private 5G networks that could be applied for many different use cases and applications.”

“Given Open RAN network operates on a commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) server, enterprises can deploy the network in a cost effective and short-time frame for their private 5G network deployments,” said Roger Entner, Founder of Recon Analytics, Inc.

Open RAN TCO tool for Private 5G Networks include the following worksheets: Market Size, Capex Inputs, Opex Inputs, Capex Summary, Opex Summary, TCO Summary, Graphs Data and Summary Graphs.

The Besen Group’s Tool Brochure contains the following business case tools and TCO tools.

The tool brochure can be downloaded at:

The Besen Group offers its tools on a corporate license basis in Excel format. For pricing information or customization options, please send an email with contact details including name, title, company name, phone number to

About The Besen Group

The Besen Group is an international management consulting practice to the mobile industry headquartered in the Washington DC area, with representatives in Paris and Tokyo. Its mission is to provide mobile players with tools, knowledge, and services enabling them to perform optimally in their mobile environment. The Besen Group’s competitive edge is based on practical experience with mobile operators, mobile vendors, and a mobile data laboratory. Learn More