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Unlicensed-Band spectrum is a national asset.
Let’s use it to everyone’s benefit.
With the explosive uptake of mobile services and computing, currently there is a tremendous impetus in removing any physical and economical barriers to the mass adoption of such services. The most recent example is Google “project fi”, in which a new business model is used to offer mobile services at a lower subscription cost and with a better network performance. This enables companies such as Google to better serve the growing mobile markets with their Internet-based service offerings, rather than use connectivity as the only source of revenue.
To fulfill the vision of low-cost, high-quality mobile services, new spectrum in large quantities is required. Since all suitable licensed spectrum has already been allocated to the few traditional mobile operators, new service providers are turning their attention to unlicensed band, and more specifically the 5GHz segment (known as UNII in NA), as almost all of the available 500MHz is underutilized.
While the allocated 5GHz spectrum meets current and future expected performance and capacity, current technologies, mainly WiFi, do not offer a good support infrastructure to provide a carrier-grade network to compete against exiting mobile networks. WiFi was originally designed to provide wireless Internet connectivity only. While there have been many attempts to make it look and function more like a cellular system, most of the improvements have been on the access side, providing peak data rates in excess of 3Gbits/s, but unfortunately failing to provide good security, mobility and support of services with an acceptable quality (QoS).
Achieve arbitrary radio access within a single mobile core network
nCore delivers the optimum mobile network combining good features of licensed network
such as LTE with desirable attributes of unlicensed spectrum such as WiFi.
1- Use WiFi as the best access technology for unlicensed band operation since:
2- Use LTE as the best core (backend) technology since LTE core (EPC) is holistically designed to provide services with:
The combination of WiFi access technology and LTE core network enables any service provider to compete, on equal bases, with existing mobile operators, cost effectively without the need for licensed band.
- Best USIM based Security with mutual authentication and encryption and integrity protection.
- Mobility & Roaming between national and international operators.
- Quality-of-Service through out the network, not supported by OTT apps.
- Support of auxiliary (native) services such as SMS, Broadcast channel, E911, Location etc (based on phone number ID)
Open up mobile services for many players
nCore helps service providers to offer and differentiate their mobile services, lowering phone bills and creating new businesses.
Enterprise Private Networks
With nCore solution, business communications service providers can offer premium mobile services to their clients utilizing existing IT networks over WiFi.
Public Networks / Small Cells
nCore delivers 'WiFi Small Cells' where unlicensed band is used to support high-capacity small cells fully integrated with the current LTE networks.
Enhancement of mobile networks in public safety, oil and gas or manufacturing sectors such as Tetra can be achieved having full features of LTE
Secure IoT Platform
nCore technology enables a secure IoT platform to support of LTE network over multiple short-distance radios such as WiFi, Bluetooth and ZigBee.
nCore Communications is a privately held next generation solution provider led by an experienced team of wireless communication systems headquartered in San Diego, California.
Dr. Behzad Mohebbi, CEO & President
Before co-founding nCore Communications, Behzad led a product management group at Qualcomm’s research division. Prior to Qualcomm, Behzad was the CTO of his first startup, Nextivity, where he developed a revolutionary technology known as CelFi. Previously, Behzad worked on various cellular communications systems in large companies such as Motorola, Fujitsu, and small start ups such as Morpho Technologies. Behzad has contributed a number of features to cellular systems, with the most notable one known as SSTD (Site Selection Transmit Diversity). Behzad has over 20 years of experience in the wireless industry and has more than 70 patents. Behzad earned a Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from the University of Leeds and was a Post-Doctoral Fellow at several UK universities.
Masa Nakamura, VP of Business Development
Before co-founding nCore Communications with Behzad, Masa was working on vehicular communication systems for major car manufacturers. Previously, he co-founded and served as the head of sales and marketing for two startups including Transilica, one of the earliest Bluetooth system-on-chip company that was acquired by Microtune, now a part of CSR. Earlier, he managed the five branches of Uniden’s sales operation in China. He received MS from Stanford and BS from the University of Tokyo.
News and Events
IoT Evolution 2016
July 11-14, 2016 - Las Vegas, NV
Visit us at Booth 321
showing our secure IoT demo platform
at Caesars Palace
IEEE Globecom 2015
December 6-10, 2015 - San Diego, CA
Dr. Mohebbi is to speak at Startup Entrepreneur Panel
Monday, December 7th at 4:30 pm - 6:15 pm
at the Hilton San Diego Bayfront
ITPro Expo 2015
September 9 - October 2, 2015 - Tokyo, Japan
Dr. Mohebbi is to deliver a speech at the Seminar
Friday, October 2nd at 11:00 am - 11:40 am
at the Tokyo Bigsight East Hall
Principal SW Architect
Plan the company software roadmap and develop software by leading the engineering team.
LTE eNB SW Engineer
Design, develop and integrate telecommunications software in a multi-threaded, embedded environment.
Android SW Engineer
Design, development, optimization and productize nCore App, Voice and Video agents.
Software Integration Engineer
Build gateway platform for nCore Communications LTE over WiFi access point product.
Network Test Engineer
Design, create and maintain the test network(s) for nCore Communications LTE over WiFi systems.
If you have questions or comments, send us a message, and we will be in touch with you