Tecom Launches Complete Range of Small Cells Powered by Ubiquisys Femto-Engine™ Software


25th October 2011

Intelligent small cells that change the economics of coverage and capacity for residential, enterprise and public access markets

Taipei and Swindon – 25th October 2011 – Tecom Co., Ltd, Taiwan's leading telecommunications equipment maker, today announced the availability of a complete range of UMTS small cells, all powered by Femto-Engine intelligent cell software from Ubiquisys. The range includes residential, enterprise and outdoor cells. 

Until now, vendors have split their small cell portfolio, typically using low-cost femtocell technology for residential deployments and using traditionally-engineered picocell/microcell technology for enterprise and public spaces. Tecom’s products are different because the whole range is based on self-organising femtocell technology which dramatically reduces the deployment and management costs, especially for enterprise and public space/outdoor cells.

The range consists of:

FC1020 Residential: a compact 8 call / 14.4Mbps HSPA femtocell with outputs of 10 or 20mW. Features Ubiquisys ActiveRadio™ technology for fully automatic, real-time interference management.

FC1060 Enterprise: a 16 call HSPA femtocell with outputs of 100 or 250mW. Can be desk, wall or ceiling mounted. In addition to ActiveRadio, it features Ubiquisys ActiveSON™ technology enabling femtocells to self-organise to create a seamless and dynamic grid of enterprise coverage.

FC1080 Public space and outdoor: a 16 call HSPA small cell with outputs of 250mW or 1W. IP67 enclosure can be pole, wall, vertically or horizontally mounted. Features Ubiquisys ActiveRadio™ for automatic, real-time coordination with the macro network.

You can view datasheets for these products here.

Michael Kwan, CEO of Tecom said: “Tecom has a formidable reputation for product innovation in carrier, enterprise, and consumer markets. In little more than a year we have developed the broadest range of intelligent small cells. The combination of Tecom equipment innovation and Ubiquisys software intelligence creates a compelling solution for mobile operators. ”

Chris Gilbert, CEO Ubiquisys said: “Small Cell is a broad category that includes both traditional and modern technology. By automating traditional radio planning, Ubiquisys technology has changed the economics of coverage and capacity forever - not just for residential, but for enterprise and public spaces as well. We’re delighted that Tecom has incorporated Ubiquisys intelligence into its leading-edge range of small cells.”

About Ubiquisys

Ubiquisys is the leading developer of intelligent femtocells and small cell technology, with more than 50 operator engagements worldwide.

The Ubiquisys difference is intelligence: cells that continuously listen to their surroundings, making autonomous decisions about configuration, relations with cell neighbours and application triggers. The result is a unique range of public space and rural small cells, self-organising femto networks for enterprise, plus design-to-order residential femtocells. Ubiquisys software and systems define the complete ready-to-deploy intelligent cell. They have enabled operators and manufacturers to fast-track new intelligent cell products.

Ubiquisys investors include Accel Partners, Advent Venture Partners, Atlas Venture, 5 Continents Consulting Group (5CCG), Pacific Venture Partners, SerComm Corporation, UMC Capital Corporation, Yasuda Enterprise Development Co, Google and T-Mobile Venture Fund. (www.ubiquisys.com).

About Tecom

Tecom Co. Ltd., Taiwan's leading telecommunications equipment maker, an affiliate of Teco industrial group, was established in1980 inHsinchu, Taiwan and has over 30 years’ experience in telecom equipment OEM, ODM business.

Since 2004, Tecom has very rich and extensive Mobile @ Home product experience in providing innovative mobile solutions for in-building coverage including products such as Home Base Stations using technologies such as Bluetooth, WiFi, and UMA/GAN protocols, GSM Femtocell Home Gateway with ADSL2+, and now the full range of3GFemtocell portfolio. By partnering with Ubiquisys, Tecom is now heading towards LTE small cell for the coming 2012.

Press contact for Ubiquisys

Ed Howson
Email: Ed.Howson@temono.com
Phone: +44 7740 173051

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