Altair, Ecrio and Lantiq Highlight New LTE Multiservice Gateway over Live 4G LTE Network
Jan 15, 2013 (Close-Up Media via COMTEX) --
Altair Semiconductor, Ecrio Inc. and Lantiq announced the successful collaboration and demonstration of a 4G LTE IP Multimedia Subsystem (IMS) powered LTE Multiservice Gateway product, including Voice over LTE (IMS/VoLTE) functionality.
According to a release, this LTE Multiservice Gateway integrates the LTE Module for delivering IMS based and Fixed Mobile Broadband multimedia services to residential and enterprise SOHO (small office home office) and SMB (small and medium business) users. The Gateway allows users to enjoy simultaneous multiple services over the 4G LTE network, and allows mobile operators to leverage the high bandwidth to deliver a range of value-added services, such as Broadband Internet Access, Video Streaming over Multiple Channels, and rich multimedia communication services.
Altair is providing its 4G LTE pre-certified FourGee LTE modem chipset and LTE software stack which is used for the Verizon Network connectivity of the gateway solution.
Ecrio is providing its 4G LTE pre-certified embedded FlexIMS Mobile Communications Client Suite (MCCS) for LTE, facilitating the IP Multimedia Subsystem (IMS) enabled device software and value added services functions for integration into the LTE Gateway.
Lantiq is providing the gateway chipset, consisting of the XWAY GRX388 as the main CPE network processor with integrated Wi-Fi MAC and Baseband, the Wi-Fi RF chip XWAY WRX312 and the Smart SLIC. In addition, Lantiq also provides its Universal Gateway software suite (UGW).
"The Multiservice gateway platform we are introducing to the market unleashes the powerful capabilities of LTE beyond just Internet connectivity and data-access," said Eran Eshed, Co-Founder and VP of Marketing for Altair. "Through this best-of-breeds partnership we managed to bring all the pieces together including our 4G LTE certified chipset to enable carriers to offer innovative multimedia and VoIP services."
"This is indeed an exciting milestone in serving the mobile operator by applying the power of best in class collaboration and efficient integration with operator pre-certified software and hardware," said Michel Gannage, Ecrio co-founder and CEO. "Ecrio is fully committed to accelerate the deployment of 4G wireless broadband services using innovative Multiservice Gateway approaches to combining LTE, Router and IMS Voice, Video and other Rich Communication Services."
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