TAG: LTE Positioning

Live from CTIA Super Mobility 2015

September 9, 2015By

GPS World reports live from CTIA Super Mobility 2015 in Las Vegas Sept. 8-11, organized by CTIA—The Wireless Association. The Western Hemisphere’s largest mobile innovation summit brings together 35,000 professionals who work in the mobile technology industry, including leaders in wireless, indoor location, connected car and Internet of Things (IoT), among many others. GPS World digital editor Bethany Chambers and Wireless editor Janice... read more

Trimble Unveils Suite of GNSS Timing Products for LTE Market

December 15, 2014By

Trimble has introduced a new portfolio of time and frequency products to address the synchronization needs of the growing LTE small cell market. The products are designed for a wide range of small cell synchronization applications. The products provide increased holdover capabilities and more robust signals with multi-constellation GNSS technology to sync wireless networks more efficiently, Trimble said. Regardless of whether a... read more

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Spirent Enhances Location Availability for VoLTE E911 Calls Indoors

August 6, 2014By

Spirent Communications has announced major enhancements that will help improve location accuracy for E911 calls indoors. The additional test capabilities on Spirent’s 8100 Location Technology Solution (LTS) enable operators to deliver optimal location performance to support VoLTE E911 calling and to understand how LTE positioning technologies such as OTDOA can help meet the recently proposed Federal Communications Commission (FCC) regulations for E911... read more

TeleCommunication System Next Gen 911 First in Production with Carriers

May 28, 2013By

TeleCommunication Systems (TCS), a provider of mobile communication technology, announced that its TCS VoLTE9-1-1 service is first into production with Tier-1 wireless carriers, including two of the largest North American operators. The fully customizable solution enables 4G/LTE carriers to provide both 911 call routing and originating coarse/precise location information, including the 10-digit callback number, to public safety access points (PSAPs).... read more

Expert Advice: Positioning Protocol for Next-Gen Cell Phones

March 1, 2011By
Figure 3. Example of a typical LPP positioning session.

As cell phones move into the next generation called Long-Term Evolution (LTE), also sometimes called 4G, and the methods of wireless transmission change, so too must the methods of providing location information over those new wireless interfaces. LTE Positioning Protocol (LPP) and Secure User Plane Location (SUPL) 2.0 and 3.0 are the key players in this new picture. read more

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