businesswire | December 08, 2020
Keysight Technologies, Inc. a main innovation organization that helps endeavors, specialist co-ops and governments quicken advancement to associate and make sure about the world, reported that Altiostar has chosen the organization's 5G test answers for quicken improvement and sending of an open virtualized radio access organization (open vRAN) foundation basic in the conveyance of a wide-scope of 5G use cases.
Altiostar chose Keysight's exhaustive set-up of 5G test arrangements, including 5G multi-band vector handsets, channel emulators, client gear (UE) emulators and O-RU (O-RAN radio unit) emulators to confirm interoperability between vRAN parts and conformance to details distributed by the O-RAN Alliance. A multi-merchant open RAN biological system, comprising of providers of radio and baseband equipment, just as disaggregated virtualized and cloud-local RAN and 5G center (5GC) programming parts, use Altiostar's open vRAN programming to convey creative arrangements that help robotized and savvy versatile organizations.
“Keysight’s end-to-end 5G test solutions enable us to validate the interoperability and performance of our open vRAN solution, which empowers mobile operators to automate operations and provide new, revenue generating services,” said Srinivas Gudladana, head of India operations at Altiostar.
“We are pleased to support Altiostar with an integrated test portfolio that automates verification of vRAN technology in compliance to 3GPP specifications and beyond,” said Kalyan Sundhar, general manager for Keysight’s edge-to-core group. “Keysight is committed to supporting macro and small cells infrastructure providers by investing early in Open RAN technology and contributing to the O-RAN Alliance as editor of the front-haul specifications.”
Altiostar provides 4G and 5G open virtualized RAN (Open vRAN) software that supports open interfaces and virtualizes the radio access baseband functions to build a disaggregated multi-vendor, web-scale, cloud-based mobile network. Operators can add intelligence, quickly adapt the network for different services and automate operations to rapidly scale the network and reduce Total Cost of Ownership (TCO). Altiostar collaborates with a growing ecosystem of partners to support a diverse Open RAN supply chain. The Altiostar Open vRAN solution has been deployed globally, including the world’s first cloud-native commercial-scale mobile network with Rakuten Mobile in Japan.
prnewswire | December 21, 2020
COMSovereign Holding Corp. (OTCQB: COMS) ("COMSovereign" or the "Organization"), a U.S.- based engineer of 4G LTE Advanced and 5G Communication Systems and Solutions, reported that its Drone Aviation specialty unit has conveyed its first completely coordinated, drone-sent LTE network framework to a client. This achievement denotes the business accessibility of another fastened robot based flying stage that permits clients to "stand up" a completely operational LTE network without dependence on existing framework.
Based on Drone Aviation's exceptionally versatile WATT 200 fastened robot, the new elevated LTE network stage includes the FeatherLite™ airborne LTE interchanges bundle created by Virtual NetCom (VNC), another unit of COMSovereign Holding Corp. Dissimilar to other robot based media transmission network arrangements, FeatherLite use progressed network work virtualization to make a total 3GPP guidelines agreeable airborne LTE network with a virtualized LTE EPC (Evolved Packet Core), eNodeB little cell base station, incorporated particular application programming, and numerous backhaul arrangements. As a total facilitated airborne LTE network arrangement, the FeatherLite-incorporated WATT 200 can be immediately conveyed to make an organization "bubble" supporting availability inside scope of the robot in light of crises and cataclysmic events, incidentally increment remote inclusion at extraordinary occasions or to give availability in zones with no current framework. Then again, this arrangement can interface through SATCOM, microwave backhaul, or wired foundation to give a connection into existing business organizations. This whole framework is compact, contained inside two ruggedized bags for simple sending almost anyplace.
"The new WATT 200 system we delivered further builds upon our extensive expertise in designing and building persistent tethered aerial platforms. By integrating VNC's FeatherLite small cell platform into WATT 200, we have created an unique drone-based LTE capability that can be deployed in 5 minutes and provide long duration connectivity at the touch of a button," said Felicia Hess, Chief Executive Officer of Drone Aviation.
"Based upon feedback from telecom service companies, operators, and government agencies, we believe that there are many potential customers with stringent requirements that can only be solved with a rapidly deployable network solution. Our tethered drone system delivers many benefits including improved safety, secure communications, and uninterruptible ground-based power, allowing sustained airborne communications and operations unmatched by battery powered drones. We intend to build upon the flexibility of our tethered aerial platforms with multiple solutions planned for release in the next few months designed to enable a broad set of capabilities for service companies, operators, first responders, and military/intelligence users," added Dr. Dustin McIntire, COMSovereign's Chief Technology Officer.
About COMSovereign Holding Corp.
COMSovereign Holding Corp. (Nasdaq: COMS) has assembled a portfolio of communications technology companies that enhance connectivity across the entire data transmission spectrum. Through strategic acquisitions and organic research and development efforts, COMSovereign has become a U.S.-based communications provider able to provide 4G LTE Advanced and 5G-NR telecom solutions to network operators and enterprises.
MFA | February 28, 2022
MFA, an international organization dedicated to enabling industry verticals to deploy private cellular networks globally, today announced the completion of the Uni5G Technology Blueprints. This initial set of three blueprint families provides guidance to industry verticals and enterprises on the key functionalities to implement from 3GPP Release 15 to meet their specific requirements for coverage, reliability, connection density, and latency for their deployment. By focusing and implementing selected features from the Uni5G blueprint families, industry verticals can simplify their path to 5G private networks.
“Globally, there is a growing trend for industry verticals such as manufacturing, warehouses and logistics, ports, and more to deploy 4G and 5G private networks to gain the benefits of increased automation and digitalization, However, these industry verticals are not telecom experts and may not know where to start. By creating the Uni5G Technology Blueprints that map the 3GPP features they need for the functionality they want, MFA is providing a valuable tool for these industry verticals to share with device and equipment manufacturers to obtain the features that are required fulfill their objectives.”
Mazen Chmaytelli, president, MFA
The first Uni5G Technology Blueprints release includes three blueprint families that map 3GPP features to requirements for coverage, reliability, connection density, and latency. For example, if a shipping port requires reliability and coverage, it can leverage the Uni5G blueprint to understand which features from Release 15 that it needs to implement for either a basic device or an advanced device. MFA will continue to evolve the Uni5G Technology Blueprints to stay in step with 3GPP releases.
The Uni5G Technology Blueprints are available now to MFA members. To be notified when the blueprints become available publicly, sign up here.
Caroline Chan, VP Network and Edge Group, GM Network Business Incubation Division of Intel Corporation, said: “This is an important and timely contribution to the global scaling of private network solutions across a range of sectors. These blueprints, when implemented on Intel’s proven FlexRAN reference architecture and Intel Xeon processors, can help enterprises simplify the path to deploy key features for their 5G private networks.”
Stephan Litjens, Vice President, Enterprise Solutions, Nokia Cloud and Networking Services, said: “Successful adoption and use of private wireless 5G by industry is largely dependent on the healthy growth of the 5G device ecosystem and automation enablers. Through its pioneering work on Uni5G blueprints, MFA is providing industry with clear guidance on how to achieve this. Uni5G blueprints will be an invaluable tool for verticals and industry players to identify what key features are necessary to optimize and enhance industrial applications that facilitate automation goals.”
Dr. Edward Tiedemann, Senior Vice-President, Engineering, Qualcomm Technologies, Inc., said: “The emergence of 5G private networks is opening up exciting new opportunities for verticals to connect various equipment. It is great to see MFA putting in place critical support to demystify the process of deploying 5G private networks—first with the network identifier program and now with blueprints that will help the ecosystem align on requirements for different 5G private network use cases.”
MFA is an international organization that is championing the global industry adoption of private networks using MFA-defined MulteFire® specifications for LTE and Uni5G Technology Blueprints for 5G. With Uni5G or MulteFire, enterprises can efficiently deploy their own optimized, reliable and secure private network in unlicensed, shared or locally licensed spectrum.