prnewswire | January 12, 2021
Thick Air, the unbiased host administrator of the associated 5G testbed at Millbrook initially made by the DCMS 5G testbed and preliminaries project AutoAir, has declared a significant redesign of the hyper thick, elite 4G and 5G organization. The organization will be one of the first, and the biggest independent 5G nonpartisan host organization's in Europe. Associated and Autonomous Vehicle (CAV) engineers will approach the most recent innovation, including low inertness availability, network cutting and the chance to test vehicles in further developed organizations which are accessible in key fare markets.
These improved organization advances will be sent at Millbrook's 700 section of land autonomous test office in Bedfordshire in mid 2021. Notwithstanding its broad test tracks and labs, Millbrook is home to the UK Government Controlled Urban Testbed for Connected and Autonomous Vehicles – part of CAM Testbed UK.
The AutoAir network is being relocated to business grade Open RAN, disaggregated RAN and cloud local 5GC based 3GPP 5G SA (independent) innovations, utilizing Airspan Networks' item suite. This arrangement bolsters the UK Government's inventory network variety activity and is consistent with arising O-RAN principles which try to democratize the stockpile of Radio Access Units inside an open source stage.
The organization will work on range at 4G Band 40 (2.3 GHz), 4G Band 3 (1.8 GHz) and 5G Band n77 (3.8 and 4.2 GHz) under spearheading shared admittance licenses. This will permit private organizations to work with their own distribution of radio range for test and advancement, while additionally supporting community from versatile organization administrators. The n77 band is equivalent to is as of now in business activity in Japan and which is at present being sold in the USA by the Federal Communications Commission. This implies that clients will have the option to test CAVs in the UK, utilizing the most recent organization frequencies, prior to sending out vehicles to Japan and the USA.
With independent 5G, the full abilities of the most recent 3GPP delivery can be acknowledged in a protected private working climate with inescapable inclusion across Millbrook Proving Ground. This brings Ultra Reliable Low inertness Communications (URLLC), Massive Machine Type Communications (mMTC), and organization cutting abilities into a certifiable test field without precedent for the UK. Each increases the value of the innovation scene. With URLLC, inactivity as low as 3ms can be capable and mMTC brings the capability of interfacing hugely a larger number of gadgets per km2 than beforehand conceivable. Organization cutting fundamentally gives a devoted segment of the organization to each arrange administration, encouraging separate localisation, edge-figuring and cloud access. This is comparable to having your own committed path on a motorway that can extend and contract contingent upon what is passing through it!
Paul Senior, CEO, says: "Our partnership with Millbrook goes from strength to strength, and we are delighted to announce this major upgrade to the very latest state-of-the-art 3GPP 5G SA Open RAN technology from Airspan Networks. One of the key goals of the DCMS AutoAir 5G project was to ensure that the network we constructed was sustainable and provided a lasting legacy for Millbrook and the UK's CAV eco-system. The deployment of a 3GPP 5G standalone infrastructure using the n77 band creates a unique test and development opportunity that can support both automotive and telecommunication eco-systems, within a bookable and accessible research facility."
Connor McCormack, President of Millbrook says: "This upgrade is a huge step forward in capability, bringing the latest technology to our 5G testbed. It brings vast benefits to customers within our secure operating environment and future-proofs our testbed for the long-term. We are very proud to be part of the AutoAir consortium and look forward to the roll out of this cutting-edge technology."
Eric Stonestrom, CEO of Airspan Networks says: "We are delighted to continue our long term relationship with the DCMS funded AutoAir project. The 5G upgrade using Airspan's OpenRANGE end-to-end Sub-6 GHz solution is another proof point for the use of OpenRAN technology to leverage innovation in the UK"
Contact the team at Dense Air via firstname.lastname@example.org or Millbrook via email@example.com to see how we can introduce you to the new era.
About Dense Air
Dense Air is headquartered in the UK and has spectrum interests in Ireland, Belgium, Portugal, New Zealand and Australia. Dense Air provides unique "carrier of carriers" neutral host small cell services to deliver cost effective densification to any existing 4G or 5G Mobile Carrier or Service Provider. Dense Air New Zealand is based in Auckland where it manages its operational commercial services.
Airspan is a US-based, multi-award-winning, 4G and 5G end-to-end, fully virtualized, cloud-native OpenRAN hardware and software vendor with more than 20 years' experience and over one million cells deployed in the most cutting-edge Tier 1 networks, non-public networks, and vertical applications across the globe. Airspan's expansive product portfolio of indoor and outdoor, Macro and low-power base stations and open vRAN software solutions create the perfect tool kit to fully exploit new technologies such as mmWave, Sub-6 GHz, Massive MIMO, and open vRAN architectures following O-RAN and 3GPP specifications, as well as an industry-leading Fixed Wireless Access and backhaul portfolio for PTP and PTMP applications using Wi-Fi 6.
prnewswire | November 04, 2020
Jaymie Scotto and Associates (JSA), the superior supplier of advertising, advanced showcasing and function arranging administrations for the telecom, server farm and tech ventures, today dispatches another arrangement on its JSA Podcasts station: Data Movers. The digital broadcast arrangement highlights interviews with the most compelling people of the present driving telcos and server farms. Scenes will feature the foundation stories, the profession highs and lows, and exceptional viewpoints on the eventual fate of the business from those with an immediate heartbeat on computerized framework.
The digital broadcast is facilitated by notable industry voices Jaymie Scotto Cutaia and Evan Kirstel. Both Kirstel and Cutaia have been positioned as top telecom influencers for quite a while running. As originator and CEO of JSA, Cutaia has manufactured a few industry media stations, including the Telecom News Now blog, JSA TV and JSA's month to month virtual roundtable arrangement. Kirstel is a prominent idea pioneer in IT and telecom, with an online followership of more than 400,000 over his web-based media stages.
"JSA Podcasts are already enjoyed by an audience of thousands from around the world, but we wanted to create a new show with a new angle: taking a deeper dive into the minds of industry leaders," says Cutaia. "The 'movers' part of Data Movers refers to movers and shakers, the shot callers that are on the forefront of what is happening in the world of data center infrastructure and telecommunications. Along with Evan, I'm excited for the opportunity to learn what these leaders are curious about, what inspires them and what insights they can share."
The web recording arrangement dispatches November 4 with new scenes delivered every other week. A heavenly steady of visitors is now arranged for the rest of the year:
November 4 - Erick Contag, Executive Chairman of GlobeNet and President of SubOptic Association
November 11 - Lee Kirby, Chairman and Co-Founder of Salute Mission Critical
November 18 - Phillip Marangella, Chief Marketing Office of EdgeConneX
December 2 - Dr. Julie Albright, Lecturer at the University of Southern California and Board Member of iMasons
December 16 - Raul K. Martynek, CEO of DataBank
December 30 - Dave Johnson, President of Comstar Technologies
To tune in to the web recording visit JSA Podcasts, or buy in through Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, TuneIn or iHeartRadio.
Celebrating over 15 years of success, Jaymie Scotto & Associates (JSA) is the preeminent provider of Public Relations, Lead Generation and Account Based Marketing (ABM), and Event Planning services to the telecom, data center and tech industries. Awarded 'Most Outstanding Telecoms PR Agency' by LiveWire for two years in a row, our success is attributed to our skilled JSA team, innovative tools, and established media and industry relationships. Combined, these allow us to deliver the finest lead nurturing, media outreach and brand awareness services available, orchestrated in a timely, integrated marketing plan customized for each client, to offer optimal and measurable ROI.
prnewswire | December 24, 2020
Phoenix Tower International ("PTI") today reported that it has gone into a complete concurrence with EI Towers S.p.A ("EIT") to get TowerTel S.p.A. ("TowerTel"), an EIT auxiliary, which possesses or rents, works and oversees around 2,400 media communications towers, circulated reception apparatus frameworks and broadcast communications locales across Italy. Furthermore, TowerTel has selective media communications showcasing and renting rights to in excess of 1,600 transmission locales possessed by EI Towers S.p.A, carrying the complete expected portfolio to in excess of 4,000 destinations in the nation.
As a component of the understanding F2i SGR ("F2i"), one of EIT's investors, has chosen to hold a minority proprietorship stake in TowerTel. Monetary terms of the exchange were not revealed.
"PTI is excited to enter into Italy's vibrant wireless market and serve its premier wireless operators. We look forward to expanding the revenue on this portfolio, developing new towers and investing in next generation solutions on behalf of our customers," stated Dagan Kasavana, Chief Executive Officer of Phoenix Tower International. He continued, "With small cell deployments, continued 4G and 5G buildouts, significant fixed wireless access and fiber roll-out across the country, we believe that Italy is a fantastic market for PTI. This exciting transaction further expands our growing global footprint and allows us to continue to serve the wireless infrastructure needs of our clients."
Commenting on the transaction, Renato Ravanelli, Chief Executive Officer of F2i, said; "This investment by PTI testifies to the growing interest by global players in high-quality Italian infrastructure. We are delighted to partner with a leading wireless infrastructure operator with the support of Blackstone, in a sector so important for the overall telecommunication market development."
PTI's monetary counselor was Natixis and its legitimate guide was Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP. EIT's monetary consultant was Nomura and its lawful counselor was Chiomenti Studio Legale.
About Phoenix Tower International
PTI owns and operates over 12,500 towers, 986 kilometers of fibre, and other wireless infrastructure and related sites across 16 countries in the United States, Europe and Latin America. PTI was founded in 2013 with a mission to be a premier site provider to wireless operators across high-growth international markets. PTI's investors include funds managed by Blackstone, John Hancock, and various members of the management team and is headquartered in Boca Raton, Florida.