Announcing North America's Most Advanced Radio Access Network Solution by GCI in Collaboration with Altiostar
ANCHORAGE, Alaska, Feb. 21, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- GCI, Alaska's largest telecommunications provider announced today that it has selected Altiostar to supply virtualized RAN (vRAN) technology to support GCI's LTE-Advanced network deployment and to lay the foundation for 5G and IoT. The technology will allow GCI to expand network coverage and improve capacity, and thus enhance end-user experience. Over the last 12 months GCI has been conducting field trials in Anchorage and Fairbanks with this solution from Altiostar, and this contract award is the result of this validation of the vRAN technology.
Altiostar will introduce its LTE-Advanced technologies such as 4x4 MIMO and Multi-band Carrier Aggregation to significantly enhance end user experience for data applications and better voice quality using Voice over LTE (VoLTE). LTE 4x4 MIMO enables better mobile broadband coverage and data throughput for GCI subscribers, and increased spectral efficiency for GCI. GCI customers will benefit from faster speeds and more responsive applications.
The solution leverages latest innovations in the networking industry such as carrier-grade OpenStack and KVM for NFV. The virtualized baseband from Altiostar runs as VNFs providing scalability, high availability, capacity, programmability and performance that are foundational aspects for 5G. Moreover, Altiostar's pioneering Ethernet Front Haul was deployed during the field trial by GCI on its existing Ethernet backhaul transport network to enable deployment of LTE-Advanced features while demonstrating the ability to reduce costs by centralizing the baseband functionality and improving performance and providing for capacity gains.
Beside the ability of deploying a forward-looking solution in its network, GCI gains from the substantial cost savings of NFV ecosystem, utilizing commercial-off-the-shelf hardware to run baseband.
"The vRAN solution from Altiostar has been validated in our commercial macro cellular network and it has successfully demonstrated the promise of virtualization in the Radio Access with increased capacity, robustness and performance at a lower cost. GCI is proud to be the pioneer of network transformation and advanced 5G services in North America by deploying this solution from Altiostar," said VP of Engineering, Ben Benton.
GCI and Altiostar will work together to execute a smooth rollout of this advanced network by replacing the existing LTE solution in Anchorage, Alaska.
"Altiostar is honored to have been selected by GCI for its network evolution towards 5G. We worked with the GCI team to evaluate and benchmark vRAN performance. There has been excellent collaboration between the two companies. We applaud GCI for making the choice to adopt the right technology for scaling its business for LTE and laying the foundation for tomorrow's 5G," said Ashraf Dahod, President & CEO of Altiostar.
GCI delivers communication and technology services in the consumer and business markets. Headquartered in Alaska with additional locations in the U.S., GCI has delivered services for more than 35 years to some of the most remote communities and in some of the most challenging conditions in North America. Learn more about GCI at http://www.gci.com
Altiostar is the Pioneer in virtualized RAN (vRAN) with Ethernet fronthaul. Its unique software-intensive eNodeB solution is designed to improve quality of experience, enhance spectral efficiency and significantly reduce Total Cost of Ownership. The vRAN solution is the foundation for evolution towards 5G in the near future. It provides elastic scalability, low-risk innovation, with a common NFV+SDN enabled platform. This provides significant cost savings, using commercial-off-the-shelf hardware. The vRAN solution provides the most effective platform for running software intelligence for mobile edge computing.
PR contact: firstname.lastname@example.org +1.855.709.0701
The issuer of this announcement warrants that they are solely responsible for the content, accuracy and originality of the information contained therein.
Source: Altiostar Networks via Globenewswire
Om Nasdaq GlobeNewswire
One Liberty Plaza - 165 Broadway
NY 10006 New York
+1 212 401 8700http://www.nasdaqomx.com
NASDAQ (NASDAQ: NDAQ) is a leading provider of trading, exchange technology, information and public company services across six continents.
Følg saker fra Nasdaq GlobeNewswire
Registrer deg med din epostadresse under for å få de nyeste sakene fra Nasdaq GlobeNewswire på epost fortløpende. Du kan melde deg av når som helst.
Siste saker fra Nasdaq GlobeNewswire
Lexin Appoints Two New Directors to Expand Board22.3.2018 02:49 | Pressemelding
SHENZHEN, China, March 22, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- LexinFintech Holdings Ltd. ("Lexin" or the "Company") (NASDAQ:LX), a leading online consumer finance platform for educated young adults in China, today announced the appointment of Dr. Neng Wang as an independent director of the Company's board of directors (the "Board"), and the appointment of Mr. Xiaoguang Wu as a director of the Board, effective on March 20, 2018. These two appointments have expanded the Board to eight members, from six previously. Dr. Wang is also serving as a member of the audit committee, the compensation committee and the nominating and corporate governance committee of the Board. Dr. Wang has replaced Mr. Keyi Chen, Mr. Jared Yi Wu, and Mr. Yibo Shao respectively from the abovementioned committees of the Board, all of whom remain as directors on the Board. Dr. Wang has been Chong Khoon Lin Professor of Real Estate at Columbia Business School since July 2007, and a research associate at the National Bureau of E
3Gtms Positioned in the Niche Players Quadrant of the Gartner Magic Quadrant for Transportation Management Systems21.3.2018 15:00 | Pressemelding
Inclusion marks the first time 3Gtms has been named to the Magic Quadrant SHELTON, Conn., March 21, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- 3Gtms, Inc., a global provider of Tier 1 transportation management software, today announced it has been positioned by Gartner, Inc. in the Niche Players quadrant of the report, Magic Quadrant for Transportation Management Systems*. This is the first time 3Gtms has been positioned within the Magic Quadrant. According to the report, the research "focuses on holistic multimodal domestic TMSs for use by shippers (such as manufacturers, retailers, distributors and wholesalers) or non-asset-based, third-party logistics (3PL) organizations." Key criteria for the 2018 Magic Quadrant included: The breadth of the TMS; depth of the TMS; usability and adaptability; global go-to market strategy and offering; partner ecosystem; vision, thought leadership, roadmap, and track record; and a compelling SCE convergence strategy. The full report is available at no charge at the 3Gt
Further UHNWI Investment To Support FinTech Entrepreneur Zichain's Growth and Innovation21.3.2018 14:46 | Pressemelding
Zichain / Further UHNWI Investment To Support FinTech Entrepreneur Zichain's Growth and Innovation . Processed and transmitted by Nasdaq Corporate Solutions. The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. ZURICH, Switzerland, March 21, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Zichain, a Switzerland-based digital asset management company, is pleased to announce that it has secured an USD 1.2m investment from a syndicate of UHNW Hong-Kong based investors, supporting further development of its unique cryptocurrency products. The deal was confirmed while the Company was participating at the Goldman Sachs 2018 Disruptive Technology Symposium, held in London on 20-21 March. As a pioneer of the cryptocurrency index industry, Zichain has enjoyed exponential growth with the Company now taking a leading role in the creation of digital asset management industry. Zichain is focused on the development of three key products: Blockchain Asset Management Platform (BAMP), a unique and convenien
VistaJet Connects Customers and Their Passions With the Global British Polo Day Tour21.3.2018 14:17 | Pressemelding
Customers to join the most prestigious worldwide polo tournament LONDON, March 21, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- VistaJet, the first and only global private aviation company, will be offering customers the opportunity to enrich their passion for polo as the company partners with British Polo Day for the 2018 worldwide tournament, following a successful inaugurate partnership last year. The sport is a key interest for many of VistaJet's customers, both as spectators and riders, and is in line with 39% of the world's animal-loving Ultra High Net Worth population having a passion for horses*. VistaJet continuously develops and offers exceptional experiences for its customers inspired by their true passions, including art, sport and travel, across all cultures worldwide. Its global partnership with British Polo Day will offer customers an exclusive opportunity to enjoy one of their most cherished interests by watching some of the sport's top players, including the world's number one player Adol
Datameer Partners with IBM in New Data Science and Machine Learning Platform21.3.2018 13:30 | Pressemelding
Datameer Operationalizes Self-Service Data Pipelines for IBM Cloud Private for Data SAN FRANCISCO, March 21, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Datameer, the leader in big data analytics, announced it will partner with IBM to create, manage and deploy business data pipelines for IBM's new data science and machine learning platform, Cloud Private for Data(announced Friday, March 16). The partnership is a comprehensive approach to simplifying and streamlining data integration, preparation, shaping and curation in order to extend data science and machine learning for business teams to make accelerated data-driven decisions. Recognizing that Datameer has the most mature business data pipeline platform for enterprises, IBM has partnered with Datameer to provide comprehensive pipeline creation and operationalization capabilities for the new Cloud Private for Data offering. Datameer will be an integrated part of the solution, offering a seamless customer and user experience that allows business users t
Brookfield and GLP Establish Partnership to Pursue Rooftop Solar Opportunities in China21.3.2018 09:00 | Pressemelding
All amounts in U.S. dollars unless otherwise stated GLP and Brookfield establish 50:50 joint venture to develop and operate rooftop solar projects on logistics and commercial rooftops in China Partnership intends to become the largest rooftop solar power provider in China Expected to develop and operate capacity of 300 megawatts over the next three years, with a broader 1 gigawatt development pipeline - equivalent to the annual consumption of approximately 750,000 households SHANGHAI, China and NEW YORK, March 21, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- GLP, the leading global provider of modern logistics and industrial facilities and technology-led solutions, and Brookfield Asset Management (TSX:BAM.A) (NYSE:BAM) (Euronext:BAMA), a leading global alternative asset manager, today announced the formation of a 50:50 joint venture dedicated to building a leading platform for distributed solar energy on logistics and commercial rooftops in China. The joint venture, by affiliates of GLP and Brookfield, in
I vårt presserom finner du alle våre siste saker, kontaktpersoner, bilder, dokumenter og annen relevant informasjon om oss.Besøk vårt presserom