Airvana to demonstrate LTE small cell technology


By Telecom Lead Team: Airvana, a provider of 3G
femtocells, will give private demonstrations of its next-generation 4G small
cell technology at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain.


“A few months after demonstrating the World’s first
end-to-end LTE femtocell solution, Airvana continues to incorporate advanced
features, such as SON, Plug N’ Play, and inter-cell mobility, as we ready our
LTE solution for deployment later this year,” said Michael Clark, general
manager for Small Cells  at Airvana.


The company said that its LTE small cell technology will
leverage much of the same hardware and software architecture as its 3G CDMA
small cell, which enables Airvana to provide wireless operators an LTE small
cell with field-proven stability and a wealth of platform features that incorporate
years of learning from some of the largest small cell deployments in the world.


Airvana LLC’s small cell solutions improve the coverage,
performance and capacity of 3G CDMA and LTE wireless networks.


Headquartered in Chelmsford, Massachusetts, USA, Airvana
is a founding member of the small cell industry body, the Small Cell Forum, and
has played an active role in the development of small cell standards.


Recently, Airvana achieved $25 million revenue in Q3
2011, expanding its revenue market share lead significantly.


Global revenue from 2G and 3G femtocells used in
consumer, enterprise and public spaces grew 9 percent sequentially in the third
quarter of 2011, with 2G femtocell revenue declining and 3G femtocell revenue


Year over year, global femtocell revenue is up 37
percent. W-CDMA/HSPA femtocells accounted for 72 percent of all femtocells
shipped in Q3 2011.


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