Cavium joins Telecom project to enable OpenCellular access to LTE, LTE-A, NFV/5G technologies

Cavium, Inc., (NASDAQ: CAVM), a provider of semiconductor products, has joined the Telecom Infra Project (TIP), an initiative founded by Facebook, SK Telecom, Deutsche Telekom and others, that encourages the adoption of an open approach to global networks, the company said.

As part of an ongoing commitment to support advances in telecom infrastructure networks, Cavium will contribute key wireless access technologies to TIP´s OpenCellular project group in order to address the demand for faster, more agile networks around the globe.

Cavium will contribute and support the design of a complete, production-ready hardware design for a single sector LTE 2T2R MIMO (64/128 user) for OpenCellular in the second half of 2017.

The design will be based on the OCTEON Fusion CNF7130 baseband processor, and will also have the associated end-to-end L1 to L3 software stack, ensuring easy and predictable deployment.

Cavium offers a broad portfolio of infrastructure solutions for compute, security, storage, switching, connectivity and baseband processing. Its integrated multi-core SoC products deliver software compatible solutions across low to high performance points enabling secure and intelligent functionality in Enterprise, Data Center and Service Provider Equipment.