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SOURCE Range Networks
Base Station Combines Access and Core Network Functions
SAN FRANCISCO, May 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- (SOLID, Fort Mason Center, Booth #P10) – Range Networks, the leading provider of commercial open source cellular systems and leader of the OpenBTS™ software project, today announced the launch of a new, low-cost cellular network development kit intended for professional lab use. The small, low-power Range Networks Professional Development Kit makes it easy to experiment with OpenBTS or to simulate small 2.5G cellular voice and data networks, making it possible to set up a test network and start making calls quickly. The Linux-based system combines access and core functions and exemplifies OpenBTS as a foundation for innovative and unique communications applications.
Harvind Samra, Range Networks CTO and co-inventor of the OpenBTS Project said:
"Range Networks' low-power development kit lets people experiment easily without the cost of a traditional, proprietary hardware network. Whether commercial or university labs, handset testers, makers, application developers or network tinkerers, there's a host of new opportunities available by using a software-defined base station with OpenBTS running on standard, Linux-based computer hardware."
About Range Networks
Range Networks is developing the future of cellular networks. Founded by the inventors of OpenBTS, the company is the leader in commercial open source cellular systems. Range Networks' systems are simple to deploy and manage at a fraction of the cost of traditional solutions. Based on OpenBTS, Range Networks delivers mobile connectivity for rural communities, remote industries and emergency responders, and supplies development networks to commercial labs and universities. Additional information is available at: www.rangenetworks.com.
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