SOURCE: Octasic


May 15, 2013 10:00 ET

Octasic Announces Availability of the OCTBTS 4000 Small Cell Platforms

Second Generation OCTBTS 4000 Offers Higher Capacity and More Powerful Application Performance

MONTREAL--(Marketwired - May 15, 2013) - Octasic Inc., a leading innovator of baseband and media processing solutions, today announced the availability of its newest Small Cell platform, the OCTBTS 4000. As a follow-on to Octasic's OCTBTS 2000, the OCTBTS 4000 delivers more active users, broadband bandwidth and application performance.

The OCTBTS 4000 is an OEM-ready platform from Octasic that includes baseband hardware and software, three RF front ends, and a powerful application processor. The OCTBTS 4000 allows simultaneous 2G, 3G, and 4G operation in a compact (170x170 mm) form factor with passive cooling. Capacity ranges from 16 to 100 active users across multiple cellular standards and channels.

Featuring Octasic's OCT2224W baseband processor and a power efficient application processor, the OCTBTS 4000 enables applications such as: traditional small cell deployment by operators, network extension for capacity and coverage, Network in a Box (NIB), emergency response networks, military networks, human portable BTS, surveillance, Internet caching and many more.

To run these advanced applications, the OCTBTS 4000 supports COM Express® modules ensuring a broad range of Commercial Off-The-Shelf (COTS) options. The OCTBTS 4000 will initially be delivered with the Intel® Atom™ processor N2600.

"The OCTBTS product line is growing as the demand for small cells is increasing dramatically. In addition to conventional network deployments, new applications are emerging in military networks, search and rescue and surveillance," said Emmanuel Gresset, VP Software Defined Radio. "The OCTBTS 4000 provides a unique combination of flexibility and time to market for OEMs. They can quickly add value at the application level to a high capacity and versatile Small Cell platform that is ready for production."

The OCTBTS 4000 will be available from Octasic in July 2013.

Intel and Atom are registered trademarks of Intel Corporation in the United States and other countries.

COM Express® is a trademark of the PCI Industrial Computers Manufacturers Group.

About Octasic
Octasic Inc. is a global provider of media and wireless baseband processing silicon and software solutions for the converged carrier, enterprise and end-point communication equipment markets. The company's leading quality VoIP, HD video and multi-standard wireless base station multi-core DSP solutions are based on Opus, a unique asynchronous DSP architecture. Octasic allows next-generation equipment manufacturers to significantly reduce system costs by offering unmatched performance in terms of density and power consumption. Founded in 1998, Octasic is a privately-held company headquartered in Montreal, Canada.

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