Star Solutions and ESChat Partner to Enable Deployable LTE Networks with Interoperable Communications
Two companies combine flagship products to deliver a powerful, secure, and interoperable solution for public safety network operators deploying 4G LTE networks.
Richmond, Canada and San Luis Obispo, California, March 22, 2017 – Star Solutions and ESChat today announce they have partnered to enable Star Solutions’ deployable 4G LTE networks in public safety LTE Band 14 with ESChat’s secure Push to Talk platform. Used by the US Military, and federal, state and local first responders, ESChat also includes integrated Location Tracking and Mapping and Multimedia Messaging. Star Solutions’ deployable LTE product line includes the patented IMPAC and COMPAC systems, featuring compact size for transportability and ease of operation and use.
The COMPAC LTE system provided a quick, temporary, coverage extension to Harris County’s existing Band 14 network.
Richmond, Canada. March 14, 2017 – Harris County, the first Public Safety LTE network dedicated to responders for mission-critical data, procures COMPAC LTE solution from Star Solutions. The COMPAC LTE solution is intended for use during special events to provide additional coverage and capacity. The COMPAC LTE was recently deployed and used in Houston for Super Bowl Ll event.
The COMPAC LTE was deployed and provided a quick, temporary, coverage extension to Harris County’s existing Band 14 Motorola network during this event.
Star Solutions delivers LTE and GSM “last mile” technology for mobile broadband services
Richmond, Canada. October 26, 2016 – SSi Micro Ltd., the premier communications services provider in Northern Canada, has chosen Star Solutions of British Columbia to supply its new 4G LTE Data and GSM Voice network infrastructure. Using the latest wireless technology, SSi will help bridge the digital divide between the North and the south of Canada by enabling new communications services for consumers, business and government, including high performance broadband, mobile voice and data, telemetry applications, video conferencing, and more.
SSi delivers communications services across a satellite backbone, which provides a unique challenge for the real-time and large capacity applications required with mobile 4G broadband. By leveraging the Star Solutions virtualized packet core in conjunction with our own software, over a distributed network, SSi benefits from reduced operational costs, increased network performance and better network resiliency.
The latest in LunchBox™ solution with LTE and IP-PBX capabilities
Richmond, B.C., October 13, 2016 – Star Solutions announced its LunchBox product which enables rapid deployment of two-way communications in command centers for emergency or incident response. Built on a ruggedized case, the LunchBox is also lightweight, waterproof and battery powered. For network connectivity, the LunchBox is 3G/4G cellular backhaul enabled and has additional Ethernet ports for connecting computing and communications devices.
Four of the Ethernet ports are Power over Ethernet capable allowing users to connect and power IP phones and other PoE based devices. A built in call manager provides IP-PBX features and functions to enable users to make calls to the outside world within minutes of operation. The cellular backhaul is shared between all devices connected to the LunchBox.
Star Solutions delivers LTE Network to ABC Communications for fixed broadband solutions
Richmond, B.C., February 18, 2016 – Star Solutions has been chosen by ABC Communications, a Vancouver based Internet Service Provider, to deploy their cost effective 4G LTE Core Network. Using the latest wireless technology, Star Solutions’ Evolved Packet Core (“EPC”) they will provide high speed data to rural communities across British Columbia.
Star Solutions’ Core Network offers a scalable 4G LTE deployment and consists of key EPC components, including Mobile Management Entity (MME), Serving Gateway (S-GW), Packet Gateway (P-GW) and Home Subscriber Server (HSS). Star Solutions has also packaged a Remote Gateway that ABC can offer to smaller ISPs that are interested in deploying LTE. The Remote Gateway allows other ISPs the ability to utilize the benefits of LTE at an affordable price point.
San Mateo, CA, Jan. 25, 2016 – Sonim Technologies, maker of the world’s toughest mobile phones and Star Solutions, a leading supplier of mobile network infrastructure solutions, have partnered to provide portable Band 14 LTE networks to U.S. and Canadian public safety agencies.
The dedicated Band 14 LTE network provides a high-speed wireless data pipeline that is not impacted by or available to the general public. This allows first responders the bandwidth required to send sensitive information, place and receive calls, and share data, including video, regardless of the conditions of commercial networks.