Altair to Provide 4G LTE to Verizon’s Home Phone
28 May, 2017
The ALT3800 chipset is an LTE CAT-4 broadband access chipset that supports 150 Mbps downlink and 50 Mbps uplink
Altair Semiconductor, from Hod Hasharon, Israel, announced that its ALT3800 CAT-4 chipset is powering the latest home phone solution from Verizon. The Wireless Home Phone T2000 utilizes VoLTE technology and the consumer’s existing telephony handsets to connect to Verizon’s 4G LTE network.
The Verizon Wireless Home Phone T2000 provides high-quality, wireless voice service using the existing landline phone, including compatibility with Group 3 fax machines, call waiting, call forwarding, and three-way calling. Altair and its partners Novatel and Ecrio worked in close collaboration to bring this product to market.
“Ecrio’s FlexIMSArchitecture was integral to the functionality of the T2000. This is a significant industry milestone deploying VoLTE services for landline connectivity,” said Michel Gannage, Ecrio co-founder and CEO.
The ALT3800 chipset is an LTE CAT-4 broadband access chipset that supports 150 Mbps downlink and 50 Mbps uplink. It includes a baseband processor based on Altair’s advanced Software Defined Radio (SDR) architecture as well as an RF transceiver and a field proven software stack. The chip is built for easy customization for different markets and is used in a wide variety of devices, including tablets, netbooks, connected consumer devices, dongles, indoor and outdoor CPEs, mobile hotspots, and M2M modules.
architected to support the most advanced LTE and LTE-A standards, setting the benchmark for high speed broadband access performance, power consumption and cost. It is used in a range of devices, including tablets, netbooks, connected consumer devices, indoor and outdoor CPEs, mobile hotspots and M2M modules.
“We are pleased to expand our collaboration with Novatel to include the Home Phone T2000, providing a low-cost VoLTE solution that enables affordable and reliable voice service over Verizon’s LTE Network,” said Eran Eshed, Co-Founder and VP of Worldwide Sales and Marketing for Altair Semiconductor. Altair’s portfolio covers the complete spectrum of cellular 4G market needs, from supercharged video-centric applications all the way to ultra-low power, low cost IoT and M2M.