Lte | 2019-05-20

Westell Announces GoEdge Solution for OnGo Private LTE Networks

Source: The Critical Communications Review | Gert Jan Wolf editor

Westell Technologies, Inc., a leading provider of high-performance network infrastructure solutions, announced today the new GoEdge brand, Westell’s comprehensive solution for OnGo private LTE networks in the 3.5 GHz CBRS band.

“The exciting new development of OnGo private LTE networks allows Westell to meet yet another unique need in the in-building wireless market,” said Stephen John, Westell’s President and Chief Executive Officer. “Our solution is uniquely positioned to create robust, reliable, and secure wireless networks with simplified deployment, flexibility, and customizable architecture.”

To complete the GoEdge offering, Westell is partnering with ip.access and Druid – experts in small cell and core cellular network software, respectively – to bring solutions for hospitality, healthcare, educational campus environments, IoT industrial automation, commercial real estate, and many other uses. Our GoEdge solution also includes Spectrum Access Systems (SAS) integration, which is pivotal to OnGo private LTE networks.

Mike Brownson, Westell’s IBW Business Development Director continued, “Testing of small cells and small cell controllers on band 48 is progressing ahead of schedule at our operational lab in Aurora, IL. Additionally, several trials are scheduled in the fields of healthcare, hospitality, retail, and hosted services. These trials include a range of LTE services including voice, text, Internet connectivity, video chat, specialized push-to-talk features, and seamless intra-cell handoffs.”