SOLiD Launches SURF Platform

SOLiD, the provider of in-building coverage, capacity, and public safety infrastructure, today introduced the SOLiD SURF™ platform of O-RAN compliant radio solutions, the company said.

This innovative family of open architecture solutions allows operators worldwide to diversify their ecosystem and speed the delivery of commercial 5G services. The SOLiD SURF platform is currently being tested in the United States, Japan and South Korea.

Based on the O-RAN Alliance radio access network (RAN) reference architecture, SOLiD SURF solutions provide RAN solutions in an all-in-one configuration compliant with open, multi-vendor specifications.

Offering a smaller footprint, lower power consumption and greater flexibility, O-RAN compliant SURF radio solutions enable simplified network architectures that can be operated and scaled more efficiently. The SOLiD SURF solution supports 4G and 5G network architectures in all bands below 6GHz, including 3.5GHz Citizens Broadband Radio Service (CBRS), as well as 5G mmWave bands.

The first products in the SOLiD SURF platform will focus on in-building applications, to be followed by outdoor radio solutions as well.

SOLiD drives extreme edge connectivity through a portfolio of DAS, optical and IOT solutions to connect people, places and things in a fantastically connected world. SOLiD delivers distributed antenna systems, optical transport and IOT solutions across the globe. SOLiD enables indoor and outdoor cellular and public-safety communications at some of the world´s best-known and most challenging venues including hospitals; professional, and college sports venues. For further information on SOLiD DAS, Backhaul and Fronthaul, and IOT solutions, visit www.solid.com/us.