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ViaSat Deploys Radisys' T-Series ATCA Platform to Support Satellite Broadband Infrastructure
By Rajani Baburajan, TMCnet Contributor
Radisys Corporation, a provider of ATCA-based telecom platform deployment solutions, is supplying its T-Series ATCA platform to support ViaSat’s (News - Alert) next generation satellite-based broadband infrastructure.
ViaSat’s satellite-based broadband is capable of delivering more than 12Mbps Internet connectivity in both land and in-the-air connections.
The satellite communication infrastructure enables cable/fiber-like Internet access to all customers within a satellite footprint without any compromises, according to company officials.
The satellite communications provider chose Radisys’ T-Series telecom platform deployment solution to meet its time-to-market, performance and capacity targets.
“Radisys is our trusted partner for these network deployments and its platforms already support live traffic on our Exede networks,” said Bill Hallstrom, vice president Broadband Engineering, ViaSat, in a statement. “Using Radisys’ pre-integrated T-Series ATCA platform in our next generation network, we can meet our aggressive time-to-market goals with increased capabilities.”
The application-ready ATCA platform solution enables ViaSat to focus its resources on developing its application. The solution also allows the company to easily transition to next-generation 40G ATCA platforms in the future so that it can boost performance and meet capacity demands as needed and with minimal risk and investment.
“Our combination of award-winning hardware, software and integration expertise enables us to deliver new technology to our customers on a very short timeline,” added Keate Despain (News - Alert), vice president and general manager, Platforms, Radisys. “We’re excited to support ViaSat’s deployment plans, knowing that our ATCA technology will help bring the digital world to people in even the most remote regions of the globe.”
Radisys ATCA-based telecom platform deployment solutions find a variety of applications in 3G & 4G / LTE (News - Alert) mobile networks ranging from Radio Access Networks (RAN) solutions to conferencing and media services as well as customized mobile network applications that support the aerospace and defense markets.
Edited by Jamie Epstein