ArrayComm Announces Availability of 5G RAN Solution Based on NXP Layerscape Embedded Processors
ArrayComm has announced a new 5G DU built with ArrayComm’s carrier grade 5G PHY and NXP Semiconductors’ Layerscape family of embedded processors. The fully integrated solution has been tested with Layer2/Layer 3 stacks, core networks and RUs, to accelerate deployment of 5G RAN solutions.
The collaborative 5G DU solution incorporates ArrayComm’s BasePort 5G Layer 1 PHY software on NXP’s LX2160A 16-core Arm processors, and on the company’s LA1200 baseband processors. To further accelerate time to market, ArrayComm has integrated its industry-leading 5G PHY in O-RAN environments with RUs, protocol stacks and 5G cores from multiple vendors. The end-to-end solution is validated with both commercial and test UEs.
“ArrayComm offers carrier grade 5G PHY on NXP’s efficient and high performance Layerscape Arm and Baseband Processors,” said Xin Huang, CEO of ArrayComm. “Combined with ArrayComm’s expertise in fronthaul integration, and in integration with L2/L3 and core networks, ArrayComm offers a one-stop solution for customers looking to enter the 5G market quickly.”
“NXP’s Layerscape family of programmable baseband processors is an excellent fit for the software-defined networking requirements of 5G,” said Nikolay Guenov, senior director of product management with NXP Semiconductors. “Our collaboration with ArrayComm will significantly accelerate the time-to-market of 5G O-RAN systems by enabling customers to develop and deploy their own 5G NR solutions even more quickly.”