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OpenBTS: 3G Cellular Data Goes Open Source

Posted by Sam Churchill on August 27th, 2014

Range Networks (Twitter) is simplifying cellular networks using Open Source hardware and software. OpenBTS software is a Linux application that uses a software-defined radio to present a standard 3GPP air interface to user devices. OpenBTS (Open Base Transceiver Station) allows standard GSM-compatible mobile phones to be used as SIP endpoints in Voice over IP (VOIP) […]

Beyond LTE: Rysavy Explains Broadband Explosion

Posted by Sam Churchill on August 27th, 2014

A new white paper, Beyond LTE: Enabling the Mobile Broadband Explosion, and its accompanying slide presentation (pdf), was created in collaboration with Rysavy Research and member companies at 4g Americas. It’s a handy summary of mobile broadband networks, past, present and future. Mobile broadband is becoming one of the most successful and fastest-growing industries of […]

OnBeep: StarTrek Communicator?

Posted by Sam Churchill on August 25th, 2014

OnBeep, a San Francisco startup, has raised a series A funding round worth $6.25 million. The money will be used to fund the creation of a new hardware device to make it easy for groups of people to communicate with one another, without having to fiddle with a smartphone. OnBeep’s product is said to be […]

D-Link 802.11ac Router for Enterprises

Posted by Sam Churchill on August 19th, 2014

D-Link today announced the DWL-8610AP, a new high power, 802.11ac unified wireless access point. Intended for the small/medium enterprise market, it provides up to 450 Mbps on the 2.4 GHz band, and 1300 Mbps using the 5 GHz band using 3 x 3 MIMO technology. The DWL-8610AP is D-Link’s next generation Unified Wireless Access Point, […]

Commercial Space Goes Higher Rez

Posted by Sam Churchill on August 18th, 2014

The SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket make a soft splashdown in the ocean after delivering six ORBCOMM OG2 satellites to space. A newly released video shows a view of the splashdown, which took place on July 14, in the Atlantic Ocean, on Spaceflight.com. The July 14 launch with six Orbcomm communications satellites showed video of key […]

Google Joins New Submarine Cable Partnership

Posted by Sam Churchill on August 11th, 2014

Google is investing in another submarine cable project — at least its third in the last six years – reports Light Reading. Google is one of the partners in the FASTER subsea consortium, which just tapped NEC to build out a $300 million Trans-Pacific cable. The other partners in FASTER are China Mobile, China Telecom, […]