Titan Grove Completes Selling of Modus to Bow River City, a leading provider of 5G broadband services

prnewswire | September 01, 2020

Titan Grove Completes Selling of Modus to Bow River City, a leading provider of 5G broadband services
Titan Grove Holdings ("Titan Grove") announced today that it has completed the sale of NextEdge Networks Holdings and its wholly-owned subsidiary, Modus (collectively, "Modus"), to Bow River Capital ("Bow River"), a private equity firm based in Denver, Colorado. Modus was built upon a simple thesis with clear supporting goals: i) the U.S. presents a highly attractive market opportunity with 5G network buildout expected to span many years, ii) 5G networks support smart city infrastructure and deliver a range of related social and environmental benefits and iii) a B Corp designation would prove out the ability for businesses to both be profitable and a force for good.

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Wi-Fi is ubiquitous today. The pervasiveness, performance and economics of Wi-Fi has crossed the tipping point, and we are now in a world where always-on Wi-Fi is expected. A day in the life of a consumer consists of roaming from Wi-Fi network to Wi-Fi network, with occasional breaks that are covered by a cellular data plan. Private homes, offices, businesses as well as public places like cafes, restaurants, shopping malls, stadiums, convention centers, hospitals, airplanes, trains, hotels, schools,  and every other place you can think of all deploy Wi-Fi to offer Internet access.

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Wi-Fi is ubiquitous today. The pervasiveness, performance and economics of Wi-Fi has crossed the tipping point, and we are now in a world where always-on Wi-Fi is expected. A day in the life of a consumer consists of roaming from Wi-Fi network to Wi-Fi network, with occasional breaks that are covered by a cellular data plan. Private homes, offices, businesses as well as public places like cafes, restaurants, shopping malls, stadiums, convention centers, hospitals, airplanes, trains, hotels, schools,  and every other place you can think of all deploy Wi-Fi to offer Internet access.

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aql provides cornerstone to UK 5G projects to drive a better connected society

prnewswire | January 14, 2021

aql, the confided in specialized subject matter expert, today declares its support in five of the consortia financed by the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) as a feature of the 5G Create Testbeds and Trials Program. aql will give the 5G conveyance to each extend that means to investigate and grow new use-cases and 5G specialized abilities. aql's ethos is established in building cooperative organizations and solid collaboration. This has been perceived by the honor of various activities to convey empowering innovation to help the strong designing texture and future achievement. The volume and type of candidates to the £30 million DCMS 5G Create program - which is investigating new uses for 5G to improve individuals' lives and lift organizations - made for a profoundly serious cycle with more than sixty applications prompting nine second round victors. Each undertaking that aql will be engaged with was picked for its capability to utilize 5G to tackle genuine world and cultural difficulties. Eden Universe - Led by the Eden Project, Eden Universe will convey the cause's message of environmental change direness by means of new and drawing in media designs, which without 5G would not be conceivable. This mediation will draw in the associated age as well as permit associated nature to be conveyed to mind homes and backing nature-as-treatment through virtual stages. Eden's group deciphers crude science focused on climate and atmosphere. This translation transforms into a story around the criticalness for change. This account is then conveyed through open, justifiable substance, for example, narrating, encounters, expressions and execution. 5G will open continuous substance to expand and fortify these messages. Associated Cowes - Using 5G innovation, aql will empower one of the most seasoned and most regarded regattas on the planet to go advanced giving a stage to enlarge the compass of the game. Working intimately with Cowes Week, instruction good cause 1851 Trust and different accomplices, the task will drive attention to marine effect, science in cruising and marine innovation to draw in the up and coming age of pioneers and mariners. Live and Wild - Candor Productions, an honor winning creation organization has tested aql to convey 5G administrations to help continuous recording in outrageous conditions, including buckling, peaks and other difficult to arrive at regions, to make drawing in, rousing substance, with various camera points. 5G Factory of the Future (5G-FoF) - Bringing together modern and scholastic pioneers from the assembling and media communications areas, the 5G-FoF project expects to create incorporated arrangements that will settle key difficulties to conveying 5G advancements in industry. aql will convey a 5G organization that will empower ongoing perceivability into assembling work processes that will help distinguish regions to lessen costs, improve efficiency and increment yield. Versatile Access North Yorkshire (MANY) - Set up to investigate how 5G innovation can positively affect provincial networks, the MANY undertaking intends to support availability in far off regions of North Yorkshire that have customarily been difficult to reach. aql will convey a 5G center portable administrator ability with meandering to empower superfast versatile availability. The arrangement of cutting edge 5G abilities will help uphold far off networks in North Yorkshire to drive the travel industry, tackle social disconnection and grow early admonition frameworks for flooding crises. Minister for Digital Infrastructure, Matt Warman, said: "5G is about so much more than faster mobile internet speeds so we're investing millions to help some of Britain's brightest innovators explore the huge potential of the technology to improve and enrich our lives. The projects we've selected will demonstrate how the blistering speeds of 5G can put some rocket fuel in our economy and help businesses bounce back from the pandemic." Professor Adam Beaumont, Founder and Chairman of the aql group of companies, said: "We're excited and proud we have been chosen to become the underpinning operator to support five transformative projects. My founding vision was to provide the underlying technologies which allow innovative and creative companies to reach the market faster. We're keen to identify synergies and learnings between the projects to drive collaboration and use 5G as a powerful intervention to scale reach, impact and outcomes. We've been building the underlying set of capabilities which allow us to deliver some of these services since 2015, so this really is a great start to the year, being able to leverage that significant investment in infrastructure." About aql Founded in 1998 by CEO Professor Adam Beaumont, aql is a trusted communications provider specialising in secure and reliable wholesale access to fixed and mobile networks for government, enterprise and innovators. The company is responsible for over 100 million telephone numbers for UK ISPs and operators. aql routes millions of SMS text messages per day and operates a wide-reaching connected national network. aql also owns and operates four highly secure carrier neutral datacentre sites within the UK, including housing the main out-of-London independent internet-exchange. aql has been providing global mobile connectivity for the Internet of Things arena since 2006, through the evolution of 2G/2.5G/3G/4G and now 5G. aql's mission is to power a connected society by providing trusted solutions that enable communications between cities, communities, people and businesses. It strives to make communication easy and accessible for all organisations to embrace the challenges a new digital World creates. aql is a global company with offices in the UK and Isle of Man with a strong presence in the European Union (EU) with locations across the Baltics.

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Renesas expands its RF portfolio to cover the complete Macro Base Station Signal Chain

businesswire | January 20, 2021

Renesas Electronics Corporation (TSE:6723), a head provider of cutting edge semiconductor arrangements, today reinforced its industry-driving RF portfolio for conventional full scale base handset stations (BTS) with four new high-unwavering quality, elite gadgets, offering clients admittance to a total RF signal chain arrangement. This extension incorporates the business' first quad-channel F4482/1 TX variable addition intensifiers (VGA) and the F011x group of double channel first-stage low clamor enhancers (LNA). The new gadget set likewise incorporates the F1471 RF driver intensifier – the principal high-power pre-driver with P1dB of more than 1/2W – and the F2934 RF switch with higher disconnection in a more modest bundle for advanced predistortion (DPD) criticism way. The extended RF arrangement conveys the superior, high unwavering quality, adaptability, and more modest structure factor requested by 5G Macro BTS frameworks. These new RF gadgets perform well across a wide scope of ecological conditions and recurrence transfer speeds, and coordinate Renesas' Smart Silicon™ developments, which empower more modest impressions for a given capacity – a critical preferred position for the enormous number of recieving wire ways needed for every framework. “As the 5G transition picks up speed, we have upgraded our Macro BTS portfolio of receive and transmit chain components with higher performance and higher integration,” said Naveen Yanduru, Vice President of RF Communications, Industrial and Communications Business Division at Renesas. “We continue to bring new circuit design advancements to the market and are excited to introduce these new devices to address the complete RF signal chain and enable customers to be 5G ready as they bring their next-generation Macro BTS systems to market.” Large scale BTS clients can consolidate these new gadgets with the as of late delivered F1490 high-acquire RF speaker and exceptionally incorporated F0443 RX VGA for complete RF signal chain arrangements. The expanded Macro BTS portfolio includes: Highly integrated F4482/1 quad-path TX VGAs RF frequency range of 400 MHz to 2800 MHz Balun, low pass filter, amplifier, and digital step attenuators integrated on one die Renesas’ Zero Distortion™ technology for enhanced quality of service with increased dynamic range, and Glitch-Free™ technology to protect PA Assembly and simplify DPD implementation Dual-channel F011x first-stage LNAs (balanced LNA or two-channel LNA) RF frequency range of 650 MHz to 2700 MHz Low noise figure of 0.55dB at 2600 MHz with low return loss (-27dB input, -23dB output) High-linearity F1471 RF driver amplifier RF frequency range of 400 MHz to 4200 MHz with 17dB gain OIP3 up to +38dBm and OP1dB of 28.5dBm at 2600 MHz Adjustable OIP3 performance and DC bias for tuning flexibility High-reliability SP2T F2934 RF switch RF frequency range of 50 MHz to 6000 MHz Higher isolation (70dB at 1 GHz and 2 GHz, 74dB at 3 GHz, and 67dB at 4 GHz) in a small 3x3 QFN package that addresses PCB real estate constraints Renesas Kz™ Constant Impedance technology to maintain VSWR during switching transition Renesas has a solid development heritage with circuit configuration to address the advancing necessities of the remote foundation market. Protected Renesas RF arrangements with one of a kind specialized separation address the requirements of a wide scope of utilizations, including gigantic MIMO and mmWave cell base stations, correspondences frameworks, microwave (RF/IF), CATV, and test and estimation gear. About Renesas Electronics Corporation Renesas Electronics Corporation (TSE: 6723) delivers trusted embedded design innovation with complete semiconductor solutions that enable billions of connected, intelligent devices to enhance the way people work and live. A global leader in microcontrollers, analog, power, and SoC products, Renesas provides comprehensive solutions for a broad range of automotive, industrial, Infrastructure, and IoT applications that help shape a limitless future.

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Mavenir announces the creation of an OpenRAN Acceleration Business Unit

businesswire | December 16, 2020

Mavenir, the business' just start to finish Network Software Provider, reports an extended Radio association as its industry initiative and progress proceeds in OpenRAN. Mavenir has been an early promoter for OpenRAN to drive transparency, development, and security in 5G and this extension will invigorate the Remote Radio Unit environment. The OpenRAN business relies upon accessibility of transporter grade, ORAN-agreeable radios that can meet the developing necessities and prerequisites of Public and Private Mobile organizations. To this end, Mavenir is reporting another specialty unit to create equipment and programming creation quality plans for OpenRAN radios, that will empower merchants/accomplices to construct radios for explicit business sectors. Mikael Rylander will lead this Business Group as SVP and GM, Radio Business Unit, to zero in on RRUs and RRU environment. “Our OpenRAN deployments and trials are gaining momentum globally. To further strengthen our roadmap and ongoing Radio Access strategic initiatives, I am pleased to announce the formation of an RRU Business Unit,” said Pardeep Kohli, President and CEO of Mavenir. “With our leadership in OpenRAN, we want to enable best-in-class partner ecosystem that can together deliver a portfolio of compelling OpenRAN radios. We will support this ecosystem with RRU software, expertise, facilitation of appropriate production sites and RRU validation with our vRAN products. These radios will be available for use by any OpenRAN vendor and not exclusively to Mavenir.” Likewise, Puneet Sethi will join Mavenir as SVP/GM, to lead the RAN Business Unit and spotlight on making and conveying market driving CU and DU Software arrangements. Mavenir's CU and DU arrangements are planned dependent on OpenRAN standards and are as of now sent with numerous OpenRAN consistent outsider radios. Staying focused on those OpenRAN standards, Mavenir's CU and DU programming arrangements will work with both Mavenir radio unit items and outsider radio units, consequently offering clients the broadest decision in the business. Puneet joins Mavenir most as of late from Qualcomm where he set up Small Cells and RAN Infra Business ground up to its current industry driving situation in 5G. He had the general obligation of the specialty unit P&L, execution, item guide and business improvement. While conveying huge business development, he effectively advanced FSM RAN items including baseband SoC, SW and RF through 3G/4G/5G industry advances to address the issues of Qualcomm's worldwide client base. Before his present job, he held different functions at Qualcomm including UWB business improvement and driving PHY programming group liable for Qualcomm's first LTE UE modem dispatch. He additionally brings assorted arrangement of telecom encounters from his earlier parts at Radioframe Networks, Comneon and Ubinetics. About Mavenir: Mavenir is the industry's only end-to-end, cloud-native network software provider. Focused on accelerating software network transformation and redefining network economics for Communications Service Providers (CSPs) by offering a comprehensive end-to-end product portfolio across every layer of the network infrastructure stack. From 5G application/service layers to packet core and RAN – Mavenir leads the way in evolved, cloud-native networking solutions enabling innovative and secure experiences for end users. Leveraging industry-leading firsts in VoLTE, VoWiFi, Advanced Messaging (RCS), Multi-ID, vEPC, and Virtualized RAN, Mavenir accelerates network transformation for more than 250+ CSP customers in over 120 countries, serving over 50% of the world’s subscribers.

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