NEW DELHI: Athonet said new member companies, including Airspan, Ambra Solutions, Imagine Wireless, and Integra Network Solutions have joined its 5G Consortium, which is working towards driving private wireless mobile networks.
Airspan is a provider of Open RAN infrastructure equipment, while Ambra offers private LTE solutions. Imagine Wireless will provide advisory services as a consortium member and Integra will deploy end-to-end wireless networks.
These new members will expand the expertise of the 5G Consortium globally, and in verticals such as mining, manufacturing, and retail, an official statement said.
“We expanded the ecosystem to include consultants, spectrum holders and value-added specialists that can help organizations match the business need with radios, devices and appliances that are interoperable with the Athonet mobile core,’ said Simon O’Donnell, president of Athonet USA.
The goal of the 5G Consortium is to mutually promote an ecosystem of products and services that support LTE, 5G and CBRS private network deployments; collaborate in marketing the consortium, and conduct testing between products to ensure solutions are interoperable with each other and within the private LTE and 5G cellular environment.
“As industry advisors, we look forward to helping Enterprises leverage PMNs to drive their Digital Transformational programs with bottom line quantified ROI,” said Norman Fekrat, Managing Partner, Imagine Wireless. “Integra Network Solutions is pleased to join the 5G Consortium and continue partnering with enterprises across the wireless lifecycle, helping design, build and manage wireless networks,” added Eric Rozencwaig, Partner, Integra Network Solutions.