Tuesday, December 28, 2010

Multimode Multiband Modem from Olive Telecom

Olive Telecom has launched a wonderful telecom product which they claimed as the world's first multi signal, multi technology modem.The modem which supports 3G in both GSM and CDMA networks would be a thrust for those engaged in technology development using similiar systems.The multimodem is based on Qualcomm MDM6600 chipset.It was launched in Russia with Sky Link which is a part of Rostelecom, the largest state owned telecom company in Russia.

Gulwara Khasyanova, the CEO of Sky Link has opined that they have started testing a new class of subscribed devices that support multiple standards and frequencies.They rate this device as that fill the void completely for complete use of their dual band 3G network for subscribers.

Qualcomm MDM6600 uses all the core technologies of the 3rd generation prevailing in the world. MDM6600 supports frequency ranges from 450MHz to 2100MGts, supports GSM / GPRS / EDGE, CDMA,HSDPA,HSPA (up to 14.4 Mbps) and EV-DO (to 14.7 Mbps) along with the technology of satellite positioning GPS and GLONASS which is important in the perspective of the Russian Federation.

Mr Arun Khanna, the chairman of Olive Telecom tells that they are planning to sell the product in India, South East Asia, Africa and Latin America.Artem Orange the president of Olive Telecom claims that Sky Link as the first CDMA450 operator to offer a modem that works around the globe.Olive Telecom has been a partner to Sky Link which is expected to convert 1800 Mhz band for LTE1800 in the near future.Olive Telecom has been invited to research and offer devices for the new project also.

The new Modem is expected to be using less power than conventional usb modems and wireless access points.WIFi and USB devices based on the new chip are expected to be rolled out soon.

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