Airspan and Radisys deliver first LTE-Advanced small cell solution

February 13, 2013 // By Jean-Pierre Joosting
Radisys® Corporation and Airspan have announced the development of the world’s first commercial LTE-Advanced (LTE-A) small cell solution.

As subscribers continue to demand more bandwidth and coverage, LTE-A enables operators to take advantage of increased aggregate throughput, enhanced cell edge performance, and better interference mitigation and spectrum reuse. Radisys and Airspan will be demonstrating the LTE-A small cell solution at Mobile World Congress, February 25-28 in Barcelona.

Airspan’s LTE-A capable AirSynergy 4G leverages Radisys’ Trillium® TOTALeNodeB™ small cell software, which has been enhanced to include key LTE-A features. AirSynergy 4G is an all-in-one compact outdoor Pico Base Station supporting LTE-Advanced. Radisys and Airspan augmented TOTALeNodeB with key LTE-A features including soft-frequency re-use via distributed eICIC, Almost Blanking Subframe and range extension.

Radisys’ Trillium TOTALeNodeB software includes the necessary Radio Resource Management (RRM), Self-Organizing Network (SON) and Operations and Maintenance (O&M) functionality required for rapid deployment, and is built on top of the proven Trillium LTE protocol stacks. It provides Telecom Equipment Manufacturers with a complete, integrated LTE eNodeB that is verified across the leading small cell system on a chip (SoC) platforms from Radisys’ premier silicon partners.

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