Mavenir Leads an Open RAN Ecosystem

Posted: Monday, October 8, 2018 7:01 am | Updated: 7:30 am, Mon Oct 8, 2018. Associated Press | RICHARDSON, Texas–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Oct 8, 2018–Mavenir, focused on transforming mobile network economics for communications service providers (CSPs), is announcing an Open RAN partner ecosystem that provides more options and makes it easy for operators to deploy an innovative, flexible Cloud-based Open RAN…

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Expert: Templeton can’t fulfill vow to jam cell phones at South Carolina prisons Kirk Brown, Anderson Independent Mail Published 8:43 p.m. ET April 17, 2018 | Updated 9:02 p.m. ET April 17, 2018 (Photo: Bart Boatwright/Greenville News) CONNECT TWEETLINKEDIN COMMENTEMAILMORE Republican Catherine Templeton vowed Tuesday that she will defy federal bureaucrats and jam cell phones at…

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High-tech system blocks inmates’ cell phones in Md. prisons

ANNAPOLIS, MD. —Someone is always watching when you’re behind bars. Corrections officers are tasked with keeping an eye on inmates in jails and prisons around the clock. Whether they’re eating, sleeping or enjoying the limited recreational time they have, an officer is always close by. Even collect phone calls are closely monitored. But since the…

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Seeking New Solutions for Rural Access

According to 2010 U.S. Census data, nearly one in five Americans lives in rural or frontier areas. Yet, despite global advances, and the fact that there are more mobile devices than people in the world, many rural areas in the U.S. remain disconnected and left behind. FCC data indicates wide swaths of the U.S., from…

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The Key to C4ISR Mission Success: Commercial Networks

As the global deployments of our military continue to be driven by the need for rapid response to both conduct direct action against terrorist organizations and natural disasters/critical events, it is essential that our military must deploy and maintain wireless communications capabilities that are both flexible and secure. Both conventional and unconventional expeditionary missions present…

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Blocking Calls: New System Targets Cell Phones Inside Jail Walls

The Baltimore City Detention Center has been the center of scandal–with gangs accused of running the place and using cell phones to carry out their crimes. Friday, corrections officials demonstrated new technology that they claim shuts that down. Mike Hellgren was inside the facility and shows you how it works. This has been a problem for years. The…

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Managed Access Unveils New Value-Added Capabilities at the Corrections Technology Association (CTA) Expo

Tecore Networks, the inventor of Managed Access technology, will be showcasing the next generation Intelligent Network Access Controller (iNAC)™ with new capabilities focused on providing funding opportunities and enhanced security through value-added features that include secured Wi-Fi connectivity and interoperability for emergency communications. Tecore’s iNAC Managed Access system has been proven effective in large downtown…

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Alabama prisons planning system to block inmates cellphone calls

Cellphones are prized possessions inside state prisons, so smuggling of the contraband devices is lucrative and hard to control. The Alabama Department of Corrections plans to tackle the problem in another way, blocking calls from inmates’ phones to make them essentially useless. Steve Brown, chief of staff for DOC, said the agency plans to install…

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Tecore Network’s new tech to combat contraband cell phones

Tecore Networks has unveiled the next generation Intelligent Network Access Controller (iNAC), intended to enhance security by controlling the use of contraband cell phones. The iNAC forms a radio frequency umbrella around a precisely defined target area and intercepts cellular devices within range. The Managed Access solution provides the system operator with the capability to selectively…

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