WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Wireless Innovation Forum (WInnForum) announced today the addition of new members: Charter Communications, Baicells, KEREVAL, Sequans, and PCTEST Engineering Laboratories. These new members join more than 80 current international member organizations including radio manufacturers, their partners and suppliers, acquisition authorities, service providers, operators, standards bodies, researchers and regulatory agencies.
Charter Communications is a Multi-Service Operator (MSO) providing High Speed Internet, Digital Voice, Video and soon Wireless to its customers in 43 states under the brand name called Spectrum.
Baicells is a privately-held, high tech company providing disruptively-priced and technically innovative LTE wireless broadband access solutions, supporting fixed wireless, and mobile small cells. With the vision to connect the unconnected, Baicells has introduced some real breakthrough technologies to LTE, like moving a complete LTE system to unlicensed spectrum and building it with an IT based architecture. With Baicells’ turnkey end-to-end solutions, it becomes much easier to provide wireless internet within everyone’s reach at a very low cost. Baicells’ innovative solutions can be used by mobile operators, broadband access operators, cable operators, mobile virtual operators, governments and enterprise private networks.
KEREVAL, independent laboratory in test engineering, is recognized as a specialist of software quality. With 15 years of experience, KEREVAL proposes an offer of tailored services to ameliorate the quality of information systems and embedded systems of its customers. KEREVAL advises its customers for professionalize their software quality approach and help them in the elaboration of their test strategy, until the set-up of certified CFTL test teams. KEREVAL has nowadays more than 40 software quality experts. In 2017, KEREVAL realized a turnover consolidated by more than 4 million euros. Thanks to this recognition, KEREVAL was chosen by DGA-MI to develop a test bench as part of the French CONTACT program. The aim of this test bench is to check the conformity of radio platforms and applications to Software Defined Radio standards and therefore guaranteeing the interoperability between them.
Sequans Communications S.A. (NYSE: SQNS) is a 4G LTE chipmaker and leading provider of single-mode LTE chipset solutions to wireless device manufacturers worldwide. Founded in 2003, Sequans has developed and delivered seven generations of 4G technology and its chips are certified and shipping in 4G networks around the world. Today, Sequans offers two LTE product lines: StreamrichLTE™, optimized for broadband devices, and StreamliteLTE™, optimized for narrowband IoT devices.
PCTEST is an authorized 3rd party laboratory approved by major US and international operators in LTE Lab Conformance testing, including MIMO OTA, Carrier Aggregation, and VoLTE. PCTEST is also a leading FCC and ISED compliance facility specializing in comprehensive EMC, RF, SAR, and HAC testing. PCTEST is an ISO 17025 accredited lab with test facilities strategically located in Columbia, MD, San Jose, CA, Korea, and Japan.
The Wireless Innovation Forum provides a singular venue to advance wireless system and spectrum sharing technologies, to educate and influence decision makers at all levels of the wireless value chain, and to drive changes that will address emerging wireless communications requirements through the enhanced value, reduced total life cost of ownership and timely delivery of standardized families of products, technologies, and services. To learn more about our committees and projects visit http://www.wirelessinnovation.org/projects-committees.
About the Wireless Innovation Forum
Established in 1996, The Wireless Innovation Forum (SDR Forum Version 2.0) is a non-profit mutual benefit corporation dedicated to advocating for spectrum innovation, and advancing radio technologies that support essential or critical communications worldwide. Members bring a broad base of experience in Software Defined Radio (SDR), Cognitive Radio (CR) and Dynamic Spectrum Access (DSA) technologies in diverse markets and at all levels of the wireless value chain to address emerging wireless communications requirements. To learn more about The Wireless Innovation Forum, its meetings and membership benefits, visit www.WirelessInnovation.org. Forum projects are supported by platinum sponsors Google, Motorola Solutions, Leonardo and Thales.