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Portable LTE network in a box demoed, ready to deliver 4G to war zone near you


What's four pounds, rugged and essential for the smartphone toting soldiers of the future? Why it's a portable LTE network in a box, of course. BTS and Radisys recently demoed their CoreTx and Trillium products, which may one day bring 4G connectivity to dangerous spots like disaster areas and battlefields. BTS already delivers 3G to areas of Afghanistan and is now working on this upgraded system with support for both LTE and HSPA+. You'll find a few more details in the PR after the break.

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BTS and Radisys Demonstrate the Viability of Mobile 4G LTE

Industry experts debut their next generation small cell 4G network in a box.

COLUMBIA, Md., Oct. 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, BTS™ Corporation and Radisys® Corporation (NASDAQ: RSYS) held a live demonstration of their interoperable products – CoreTx™ and Trillium ® small cell software – at BTS Network Solutions' headquarters in Columbia, MD. The CoreTx solution and Trillium software deliver commercial grade 4G LTE technologies in harsh operating environments, enabling their customers to develop and rapidly deploy end-to-end 4G LTE cellular networks.

With a 3G cellular solution already deployed in Afghanistan, BTS has established itself as a leading provider of small form factor, ruggedized and rapidly deployable cellular technology. Its next generation CoreTx solution is poised to provide the fastest and most cost-effective deployable 4G cellular network to date.

Running with BTS invented Praefectus™ – now a government owned product – the CoreTx Evolved Packet System, Radisys' Trillium LTE core network software and ruggedized COM Express modules, BTS demonstrated the following cutting-edge CoreTx capabilities on Wednesday:

LTE small cell 4G technology (approx. 4lb.)
Next generation HSPA+
Advanced Self Organizing Network (SON)
Spectrum survey, jammer avoidance and frequency de-confliction
Dynamic core network optimized for highly mobile scenarios
Software defined radio with dramatically reduced size, weight and power
Intelligent routing to enable mobility and 3GPP standardized communication
Real time cellular management utilizing government owned Praefectus mission management software

For more information on CoreTx and mobile 4G LTE, visit

"Since the company's formation, BTS has been dedicated to providing the smallest form factor, rapidly deployable self-organizing cellular network and we are proud to introduce CoreTx," said Alex Watson, BTS Chief Technology Officer. "CoreTx not only provides cellular service in areas that need it most, but delivers both 4G HSPA+ and LTE capabilities, allowing our customers to continue to leverage their 3G investments and to utilize the most advanced cellular technology currently on the market."

Radisys is the only company that can supply Trillium ® small cell software, Trillium 3G and LTE core network software and platforms, ruggedized COM Express modules and professional services to enable the fastest deployment.

Radisys technology is based on 3GPP standards, which offers interoperability of battlefield cellular networks and support for commercially available mobile handsets based on Android, etc.
Radisys Trillium solutions offer flexible architecture, which enables complete self-contained collapsed 3G core network elements such as SGSN, GGSN, MSC, HLR/VLR and more.
Radisys COM Express modules are compact, ruggedized, and rated for extended temperature operation, which makes them ideal for battlefield deployments.

For more information on Radisys technologies and services, visit

"Battlefield cellular networks require all-inclusive solutions that must meet the stringent requirements of aerospace and defense suppliers," said Todd Mersch, director of Trillium software and solutions business unit, Radisys. "These collapsed cellular networks require flexible architectures for wider deployments, standards compliance for interoperability with other cellular networks and support for commercially available mobile handsets. Radisys' end-to-end embedded wireless infrastructure solutions meet these requirements."

About Radisys

Radisys (NASDAQ: RSYS) is a leading provider of embedded wireless infrastructure solutions for telecom, aerospace, defense and public safety applications. Radisys' market-leading ATCA, IP Media Server and COM Express platforms coupled with world-renowned Trillium software, services and market expertise enable customers to bring high-value products and services to market faster with lower investment and risk. Radisys solutions are used in a wide variety of 3G & 4G / LTE mobile network applications including: Radio Access Networks (RAN) solutions from femtocells to picocells and macrocells, wireless core network applications, Deep Packet Inspection (DPI) and policy management; conferencing and media services including voice, video and data, as well as customized mobile network applications that support the aerospace, defense and public safety markets.

Radisys®, Continuous Computing® and Trillium® are registered trademarks of Radisys.

About BTS

Battlefield Telecommunications Systems (BTS) is a Maryland-based company that provides advanced, mobile telecommunications technology, software development and integration for the U.S. government and the private sector. Since the company's formation in 2008, BTS has been at the forefront of engineering advanced artificial and collective intelligence algorithms to automate the complexities of deploying and managing telecommunications networks in both the military and commercial sectors. BTS is the inventor and developer of Praefectus cellular and mission management software, which is now owned by the U.S. government and used to manage mobile cellular networks. Through a combination of innovative technical products and integration, high-quality professionals, and first-rate delivery execution, BTS focuses on addressing customer's immediate and critical operational needs. Additional information about BTS is available at

BTS, CoreTx and Praefectus are trademarks of BTS, LLC.

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