January 14, 2013
Altair Semiconductor, Ecrio Inc. and Lantiq have teamed up and demonstrated a 4G LTE IP Multimedia Subsystem (IMS) powered LTE Multiservice Gateway product, including Voice over LTE (IMS/VoLTE) functionality. According to the firms, the LTE Multiservice Gateway combines the LTE Module for delivering IMS based and Fixed Mobile Broadband multimedia services to residential and enterprise small office home office (SOHO) and small and medium business (SMB) users.
The gateway allows users to enjoy simultaneous multiple services over the 4G LTE network, and allows mobile operators to leverage the high bandwidth to deliver a range of value-added services such as Broadband Internet Access, Video Streaming over Multiple Channels and rich multimedia communication services.
Altair is providing its 4G LTE pre-certified FourGee LTE modem chipset and LTE software stack that is used for the Verizon Network connectivity of the gateway solution.
Ecrio is providing its 4G LTE pre-certified embedded FlexIMS Mobile Communications Client Suite (MCCS) for LTE, facilitating the IP Multimedia Subsystem (IMS) enabled device software and value added services functions for integration into the LTE Gateway.
Lantiq is providing the gateway chipset, consisting of the XWAY GRX388 as the main CPE network processor with integrated WiFi MAC and Baseband, the WiFi RF chip XWAY WRX312 and the Smart SLIC. In addition, Lantiq also provides its Universal Gateway software suite (UGW).