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YateBTS 2.0 delivers new features for open source cellular

Legba and SS7Ware, two innovative companies in the open-source mobile industry, launch YateBTS 2.0. YateBTS is a GSM network implementation that powers YateBTS LabKit and YateBTS SatSite. YateBTS 2.0 is available for download from www.yatebts.com

SAN FRANCISCO, March 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --

New features: Authentication, USSD, WebGui


The public version of YateBTS 2.0 supports the following authentication algorithms:
- MILENAGE for a 3G-style authentication
- COMP-128V1 for 2G authentication

The private version of YateBTS 2.0 also supports the 2G COMP-128V3 authentication algorithm. YateBTS can support standard 2G authentication or 3G-style mutual authentication depending on what is supported by the phone.

This is first production support for USSD in an OpenBTS derivation. USSD can be used for:
- account management for mobile subscribers
- mobile-money services

The authentication and USSD features are important steps for roaming support that will be implemented in the next release.

Both public and private release of YateBTS offer a new web-based management tool. From the WebGui users can:
- manage subscribers
- configure the base station transciver
- setup trunk connections to the outside world

YateBTS products

The YateBTS Lab Kit
provides the full functionality of a 2.5G network. It is intended for mobile network operator labs, M2M application development, mobile phone vendors, academics and security researchers.

The YateBTS SatSite is a commercial 2.5G base station intended for: rural networks, M2M applications, remote locations and private networks.

Supporting Quotes

"YateBTS 2.0 is engineered to allow straight forward integration of new features. Due to the fact that control layers are written in Javascript, these features can be easily customised by the network operators," David Burgess, CEO of Legba, Inc.

"We are dedicated to maintaining a fast release cycle for YateBTS. Our interest is to provide operators with an easier alternative to larger vendors like Ericsson and Huawei," Diana Cionoiu, CEO SS7Ware, Inc.

About Legba and SS7Ware

Legba, Inc.
provides innovative infrastructure for mobile operators.

SS7Ware Inc. provides 2.5G/4G mobile networks. The company is a subsidiary of Null Team, the creators of Yate.

Contact: Diana Cionoiu, CEO SS7Ware, Inc.
Email: [email protected]

Legal Notices

Yate is a trademark of SS7Ware, Inc.

OpenBTS is a trademark of Range Networks, Inc.

YateBTS, YateBTS Lab Kit, YateBTS SatCell are trademarks of Legba, Inc.


SOURCE Legba, Inc.

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