Range Networks Partners with SS7Ware
Partnership Enables One Core Network Solution for Mobile Networks, Based on OpenBTS and Yate
NEW ORLEANS, April 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — (CCA SHOW BOOTH #137) – Range Networks, the world’s leading provider of American-made commercial open source cellular systems, today announced a partnership with SS7Ware to provide the first flexible, scalable and affordable end-to-end solution for mobile carriers in rural areas and remote regions.
- The partnership enables a One Core Network(TM) in which 4G radio access network nodes can easily integrate into a 2G/3G core.
- Provides roaming and SS7 interconnect so that operators can build extensions of existing networks and offer roaming services.
- The solutions from both companies are available as open source, underscoring their commitment to trustworthiness and transparency.
- SS7Ware was started by the creators of Yate, a next-generation telephony engine that brings the ability to easily extend voice, video, data and instant messaging under Yate’s flexible routing engine.
Through the partnership, the companies have an ideal offering for mobile network operators that develop greenfield networks or extensions of existing networks. The solution also caters to private industrial network providers including maritime, mining and agriculture seeking to offer roaming and SS7 interconnect.
Diana Cionoiu, CEO of SS7Ware said:
“Both SS7Ware and Range Networks are committed to providing mobile networks that enable communication in places where traditional mobile networks aren’t economically feasible. It was inevitable that our companies would come together in our product offerings to provide complete network solutions that not only reduce costs, but simplify networks for our customers, particularly those in rural communities.”
David Burgess, CEO of Range Networks said:
“Working with SS7Ware on a development partnership to provide our customers full cellular networks is essential in bringing our vision to the cellular world. This combination of open standards and open source gives operators tremendous flexibility in the development of new services and represents a new vision in the deployment of cellular networks.”
About Range Networks
Range Networks is the future of cellular networks. Founded by the inventors of OpenBTS, the Company provides the only commercial open source cellular system. Range Networks’ products are made in the U.S.A., and are simple to deploy and manage at a fraction of the cost of alternative solutions. Based on open standards, Range Networks provides connectivity to existing 2G/3G and 4G networks to rural communities, remote outposts and emergency crews. Additional information is available at: www.rangenetworks.com.
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