Small Cell Forum, Atlanta Plenary, Georgia, United States – April 3rd 2019 – Druid Software, Bray, Co Wicklow, the Irish cellular network software company, announced today that it has signed a software supply agreement with Geoverse, Bellevue, Washington State, aimed at exploiting the opportunity presented by the availability of new 4G/LTE radio spectrum (CBRS) in the US.
Geoverse, an enterprise mobile network operator, is using Druid’s Raemis software to provide a dual-purpose solution; a Private LTE network for corporate-level applications and additional in-building coverage and capacity for mobile operators, also known as Neutral Host.
Geoverse is using Druid’s software to place the mobile core network at the edge, referred to as Geoverse Edge EPC, where secure connections are made with enterprise networks giving enterprise full control over their users’ data. The Edge EPC also reduces latency which is critical to big data functions, robotics, AR/VR, and emerging connected devices.
A key advantage of the Geoverse Private LTE solution is that the same network will serve the customers of the mainstream carriers who occupy or visit the buildings or enterprise. This neutral host solution cost effectively provides incremental coverage and capacity.
Geoverse also uses Druid Raemis software, along with proprietary enhancements, to deliver this dual-purpose Private LTE networks with assured quality of experience for users. “This quality of user experience is extremely valuable to building owners and enterprises as well as to the carriers. Druid’s long experience in enterprise networks provides a great foundation for our unique Private LTE solution,” says Roderick Nelson, CEO at Geoverse.
Liam Kenny, CEO of Druid Software, said: “the availability of CBRS spectrum is a game-changer for our cellular network platform and Geoverse is the ideal partner with the capability, knowledge, and profile to make the Private LTE proposition a success. “We look forward to serving similar verticals in the US to those we already serve in Europe including, Hospitals, Elderly Care, Manufacturing, Port Automation, Public Office and Energy Providers”, continued Mr. Kenny.