Future of 3G
Agilent Technologies' end-to-end connection-testing application for 3G wireless networks enables equipment manufacturers and carriers to verify interoperability between the multi-vendor network elements required for delivery of advanced 3G wireless services, such as high-speed mobile Internet access.
The test software, included in the Agilent 3G test system, captures and analyzes the exchange of control-plane messages between each network element, verifies end-to-end connection or permits users to isolate specific areas of connection failure. This allows developers of different network elements to find and resolve sources of potential failure in their labs in advance of field trials and deployment.
Visit #1225 or www.agilent.com
Building on its product portfolio for 3G cellular applications, Analog Devices has incorporated its DSP core into its SoftFone family of baseband processors for 3G applications such as wireless terminals. Embedded in a SoftFone baseband processor, the core performs functions such as signal modulation, channel equalization and speech coding to deliver voice capabilities and 3G high-speed data services.
Visit #619 or www.analog.com
ArrayComm has an agreement with Marconi Mobile SpA to develop 3G (WCDMA) wireless infrastructure for UMTS. The combination will offer performance gains and cost benefits that may reshape the 3G landscape.
Unlike traditional radio technologies used in 2G cellular systems that broadcast the same signal during the entire wireless call to connect sender and receiver, ArrayComm's IntelliCell software enables “smart antennas” to direct signals to and from individual users. This approach mitigates radio interference that causes dropped calls and poor service and increases the number of subscribers that can be served in a fixed amount of radio spectrum.
Visit #8783 or www.arraycomm.com
Compaq has partnered with Geneva Technology to deliver a scaleable convergent billing solution. Geneva's billing solution runs on Compaq's AlphaServers to deliver speed, flexibility and scaleability to next-generation carriers. The solution will enable carriers to reduce time to market for their 3G/GPRS/wireless services, tap new revenue streams, develop cross-marketing strategies and build stronger customer relationships. The companies have formed joint marketing and technology agreements to provide improved operational effectiveness for multiservice communication providers.
Visit #2213 or www.compaq.com
Hewlett-Packard's end-to-end architecture enables the seamless delivery of mobile e-services over 3G networks. The architecture supports the multiple billing methods required by next-generation services such as content-based billing, and it integrates a content converter that allows the deployment of mobile e-services through a full range of devices.
Visit #3613 or www.hp.com
The high-capacity 3G CDMA BTS from Samsung supports up to 648 channel elements in a single rack, providing room for growth. Additional channel elements are added by remote software download, eliminating an on-site visit. Samsung's open, standards-based architecture supports both 2G and 3G CDMA standards. The 3G equipment is both backward-compatible with existing cdmaOne mobile stations and forward-compatible with next-generation cdma2000 1X technology.
Visit #4635 or www.samsungusa.com
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