CommAgility to Supply LTE Systems for Lockheed Satcom Project

Lockheed Martin has selected CommAgility to supply integrated LTE hardware and software for the Bethesda, Maryland-based defense contractor’s ongoing satellite communications project.

CommAgility said Tuesday it will provide a customized variant of its SmallCellPHY software and AMC-4C6678-Serial RapidIO module to Lockheed.

SmallCellPHY functions as a LTE physical layer for small cells and designed to comply with 3rd Generation Partnership Project Release 10 standard.

The module is built with two system-on-chip digital signal processors from Texas Instruments, a field-programmable gate array from Xilinx and and up to four wideband radio frequency transceiver channels.

CommAgility has also created a SmallCellPHY roadmap for compliance with 3GPP Release 13 standard.

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