NGMN Operators Joint Position on 5G Core Connectivity Options

Support of all 5G Core Connectivity options essential to fully explore the benefits of 5G core network Frankfurt, GERMANY, May 7th 2019 – The Next Generation Mobile Networks (NGMN) Alliance today highlights the importance of supporting all Core Connectivity options defined by 3GPP for connection of LTE & NR radio equipment to EPC (LTE Evolved Packet Core, used by 4G networks today) and the new 5G core network. NGMN operators expressing their strong opinion that all of the Core Connectivity options are essential to efficiently deliver services enabled by the…

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MWC 2019: Zyxel unveils industry’s first high-end LTE Cat. 18 routers and In-Building Repeater Hub Solution

Hsinchu Taiwan, 6 February 2019–Zyxel Communications announced today the expansion of its Fixed Wireless Access (FWA) and In-Building Solutions, including the industry’s first indoor and outdoor LTE Cat. 18 routers that deliver gigabit LTE speeds; and a simple yet innovative Repeater Hub solution that eliminates in-building mobile coverage dead zones. The solutions will be on full display at Mobile World Congress 2019. Blistering gigabit LTE speeds with the industry’s first LTE Cat. 18 routers New offerings include three indoor and outdoor LTE Cat. 18 routers—LTE5398, LTE7690 and LTE7490—that deliver gigabit…

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French SME Initiative Results In World Leading Full 4G Tactical End-To-End Infrastructure Solution

Cologne, Germany, 27 November 2018 – ETELM, a leading manufacturer of advanced mission critical communications radio infrastructure, has announced a recent strategic partnership with HALYS and ENENSYS to provide a full end-to-end infrastructure solution which will fill the operational requirements of tactical LTE deployments. The partnership’s solution addresses the challenges that PMR users are facing when requiring autonomous private LTE deployments, as well as providing an advanced solution for communications, surveillance, maintenance, telemetry, data flow and video streaming. “ETELM is thrilled to have partnered with two great companies, HALYS and…

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HUBER+SUHNER joins NGMN Alliance as partner to meet the challenges of the impending 5G future

Vancouver, Canada, 20 November, 2018 – HUBER+SUHNER, a leading manufacturer of components and systems for electrical and optical connectivity, has announced it has joined the industry body the Next Generation Mobile Networks (NGMN) Alliance. The NGMN Alliance advocates and seeks to encourage expansion of the communications experience by providing an integrated and cohesively-managed delivery platform that brings affordable mobile broadband services to the end user. The Alliance has a particular focus on 5G, while accelerating the development of LTE-Advanced and its ecosystem. CEO of NGMN, Dr Peter Meissner, said: “We…

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Fixed Wireless is Going from Rural to Urban With NetComm’s New Indoor 4G LTE Residential Gateway

15 October 2018 (Sydney): NetComm has today launched a new self-install CAT 18 – 4G LTE Residential Gateway that will allow network operators to activate more Fixed Wireless customers faster and more cost-effectively. Fixed Wireless uses the mobile network to offer Fixed Broadband services and can be offered everywhere an operator has coverage, but the cost of supplying and installing an outdoor antenna can make delivering the service uneconomical in some cases. To solve this problem, NetComm has created a new indoor Fixed Wireless CAT 18 – 4G LTE Residential…

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Interworking Between LTE & LMR Systems is Essential For Critical Communications, Says ETELM

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 24 September 2018 – As demand for high speed mobile broadband and smart data services is rapidly increasing, interworking between new broadband services and traditional mission critical radio systems is essential to ensure equivalent or better services are provided in terms of mission critical performance and coverage. Improved data services must be in addition to traditional mission critical voice, not a replacement. Speaking on the opening day of Critical Communications World MENA – the largest Middle East and North Africa event dedicated to critical communications –…

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The Fast-Paced Communication Needs Of The Rail Industry Require An Integrated Approach To Be Applied, Says ETELM

Berlin, Germany, 18 September 2018 – New LTE mission critical standards, established by 3GPP, are providing a major opportunity for the rail industry to benefit from the latest secure broadband voice and data services, says Nicolas Hauswald, Sales & Marketing Director for ETELM. Speaking on the first day of InnoTrans, the largest event in the world dedicated to the rail transport industry, Hauswald explained how LTE provides an exciting opportunity for railway operators to provide a single unified network for operational and maintenance services. This single solution would include passenger…

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Quortus partners with Fujitsu on cellular core network technology for Private LTE

Camberley, UK, 31 July 2018 – Quortus today announces the recent signing of a multi-country reseller agreement with Fujitsu Limited of Japan. Under the deal, Fujitsu, Japan’s largest provider of IT services, will deploy the Quortus range of cellular core network products as part of its comprehensive range of Private LTE solutions for enterprises, telcos and other large organizations in Japan and North America. “We are delighted to be working with Fujitsu, Japan’s leading IT services provider,” said Andy Odgers, Quortus founder and CEO. “Fujitsu is uniquely positioned to help…

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ETELM’s TETRA and LTE base stations make U.S breakthrough at Plugtest

Texas, United States, 28 June 2018 – ETELM, a leading manufacturer of advanced Mission Critical communications radio infrastructure, has successfully connected its 4GLinked TETRA e-TBS and LTE e-LBS base stations to many other vendors at the second Mission Critical Push-to-Talk (MCPTT) Plugtests. The e-TBS base station, which connects directly to an LTE EPC core via the S1 interface, allowed direct optimized communications between standard 4G LTE subscribers and TETRA subscribers. This Plugtest, the second of its kind, marked the first time that the interoperability of Mission Critical Data (MCDATA) products…

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TETRA and LTE are essential for mission critical users so why not take advantage of both says ETELM

Berlin, Germany, 16 May 2018 – While TETRA and LTE interconnection is raising many challenges for the mission critical industry, it is important to consider alternative ways of leveraging legacy technologies to move forward with LTE, says Nicolas Hauswald, Director of Sales and Marketing at ETELM. Speaking today at Critical Communications World 2018 in Berlin, Hauswald commented that barriers preventing users from deploying LTE could be removed by using an integrated solution instead of an interconnected solution. In his presentation, Hauswald addressed how Private LTE has been a hot topic…

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