Space Data and Lemko Successfully Deploy World's First Commercial Satellite LTE Network
ITASCA, Ill., Oct. 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Space Data Corporation and Lemko Corporation announce the successful deployment of the world's first satellite-based commercial LTE network. The network was deployed in Atqasuk, Alaska and offers subscribers mobile broadband data speeds of over 70Mbps. LTE over satellite is uniquely enabled by Lemko's patented DiMoWiNe™ (Distributed Mobile Wireless Network) software solution.
Lemko's DiMoWiNe™ is a virtualized core software program co-located at the eNodeB. By virtualizing the core, all switching and routing in the network is moved to the network's edge, resulting in a LTE solution with greater latency tolerances and the ability to deliver mobile broadband over satellite. DiMoWiNe™ greatly reduces the network's signaling traffic and all backhaul is transported as an "over-the-top" IP application.
Lemko's game changing solution allows for the first time commercial carriers like Space Data to economically deploy LTE using satellite in areas where it was not practical or possible to connect cell towers with fiber. Most importantly, people in remote regions will now have high-speed access to the Internet.
About Space Data
Space Data delivers low-cost solutions for rural and remote data and voice communications using our high-altitude SkySite® Network. Our proprietary communications platforms can be launched within minutes, by just one person,from almost anywhere—far quicker and more economical than launching a satellite or erecting a new cellular tower. Space Data Corporation provides reliable, secure, wide-area wireless communications services to the military, public safety agencies, homeland security organizations and industry as well as individual consumers.
About Lemko Corporation
LEMKO is the leading provider of DiMoWiNe (Distributed Mobile Wireless Network) solutions that change the way mobile wireless networks are deployed and operated. Lemko provides 2G, 3G and LTE cellular systems powered by an all IP mobile infrastructure, which includes radio access equipment as well as virtualized 2G, 3G and LTE core network functionality residing on a single host server. The virtualized core functionality (including EPC, IMS, VoLTE, policy control, multimedia telephony (MMTel) and data off-load) sits at each RAN site with immediate connection to the cloud for delivery of voice, SMS, data, video and broadband functionality. The company's market leading solutions are deployed with carriers, government and military private network operators. Lemko is headquartered in Itasca, Illinois, USA. Additional information is available at www.lemko.com .
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