SES Networks and Fairwaves are teaming up to provide an affordable and innovative cellular turnkey solution, helping telecom providers boost coverage to remote areas. We are really looking forward to working with SES to extend network coverage for telecom operators accords the globe with our 2G, 3G and 4G solutions. Pictured: Albert Gardiner, keynote speaker

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    Vodafone and Telefonica select Fairwaves for OpenRAN RFI

    Fairwaves is proud to have been recognized by Vodafone and Telefonica as best-in-class for its 2G software and as one of the up-and-coming RAN vendors at the TIP summit in London (Oct 2018). We look forward to developing and deploying OpenRAN with Vodafone, Telefonica and many other MNO’s https://www.vodafone.com/content/index/what/technology-blog/telecoms-industry-first-openran-rfi.html

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  • PT Waves and Fairwaves have launched a new mobile operator in Palau

    Feb 2, 2018, Koror, Republic of Palau PT Waves, Palau’s second mobile operator, is now live! PT Waves is a new low-cost mobile operator leveraging Fairwaves technology to empower residents and visitors of Palau. Thanks to Fairwaves low-cost technology and a turn-key approach the network was built for maybe 5x less than traditional solutions and

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  • XTRX crowdfunding campaign has started!

    We’ve just launched our crowdfunding campaign for the XTRX SDR on Crowd Supply! XTRX is a tiny miniPCIe embedded versatile SDR. Up to 120MSPS 2×2 MIMO; 10 MHz – 3.7 GHz Rx/Tx range; built-in GPSDO and much more. Please visit https://www.crowdsupply.com/fairwaves/xtrx to participate! During the campaign you can get XTRX only for $199 – less than many

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  • Meet Fairwaves at the 2nd OpenCellular workshop

    We are glad to announce that Fairwaves will be presenting at the second Telecom Infra Project (TIP) OpenCellular workshop. The event is taking place in Nairobi, Kenya on the 19 and 20th of June 2017. The workshop will include hands-on demos of the latest hardware, keynote addresses and deployment stories. OpenCellular is an open source

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  • MWC’17 – Happy New Mobile Year!

    From 27th February to 2nd March 2017, come and meet us in Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. where we’ll be showcasing our latest achievements in technology and business. MWC with its festive spirit is a right time to announce something good. So we’re pleased to say about our collaboration with Facebook and other members of

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    Fairwaves collaborates with Telecom Infra Project (TIP) and Facebook to develop the OpenCellular wireless platform; becomes an OEM and distributor of OpenCellular

    Sample TIP members, source: www.telecominfraproject.com/members/ Fairwaves is pleased to announce its collaboration with the Telecom Infra Project (TIP) and Facebook to develop the OpenCellular open source wireless platform. Fairwaves is taking a key role in designing the new OpenCellular LTE base station, as well as in an ongoing work to improve existing OpenCellular GSM base

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  • Journey to GSM. Part 2. Installation

    To begin with the exercise, we need to install hardware and software components. First of all, we need to be sure that our computer and SDR board know each other. For that purpose, it’s necessary to install Universal Software Radio Peripheral (USRP) Hardware Driver (UHD) and UmTRX module to that driver on our machine. UHD

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  • Journey to GSM. Part 1. Introduction

    In this series of articles with the codename “Journey to GSM”, we would like to familiarize any IT enthusiast with the technology we use everyday – Global System for Mobile communications (GSM). The main purpose of these articles is to introduce and demystify GSM and Software Defined Radio (SDR) technologies to a wide audience of

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  • How the AK-47 inspired the design of the Fairwaves UmSITE

    The Fairwaves UmSITE series is unique both in functionality and the way it looks. This is not an accident. Being Russians we borrowed a lot of the design principles from the AK-47. UmSITE-TM3, a GSM base station, has been installed all over the world after its release one year ago and are now present on five

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