GPS Outage on January 25th, 2016

In case you missed it, there was a significant GPS signal interruption on January 25, 2016, that extended into January 26th. Many of our customers understand the potential impact of GPS signal loss. As soon as we found about it, Empowered Networks’ Customer Support proactively reached out to many of […]

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TimeProvider 5000 adds Phase Synch for LTE-A & TDD

TimeProvider 5000 adds Phase Synch for LTE-A & TDD

Microsemi’s TimeProvider® 5000 Software Release 2.2.4 adds support for ITU-T G.8275.1, the new PTP Profile for Phase and Time in telecom networks, recently approved by the ITU.  New units ship with support, and deployed units can be software upgraded (with platform maintenance).  Read on for details.

Microsemi Webinar: Synchronizing Enterprise Small Cells

Microsemi Webinar: Synchronizing Enterprise Small Cells

Microsemi’s Eric Colard recently delivered a live webinar, Overcoming high deployment costs of Synchronizing Enterprise Small Cells, that highlights the challenges of distributing phase timing for LTE-Advanced in indoor small cell deployments, and Microsemi’s new IGM-1100i solution.  View this post for a recording of the session, the slides presented, and […]

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New Product – Microsemi IGM-1100i

New Product – Microsemi IGM-1100i

Microsemi has announced a new, game-changing solution for indoor small-cell deployments. The new Integrated GNSS Master (IGM-1100i) fully integrates a best-in-class 1588v2 PTP grandmaster with a GNSS receiver and antenna, and uses Power-over-Ethernet (PoE) for power and network connectivity. The Microsemi indoor wall or ceiling mounted IGM automatically self-configures, locks […]

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Whitepaper – Using Cesium to Backup GPS

Whitepaper – Using Cesium to Backup GPS

Microsemi has released a new whitepaper, discussing an alternative approach to addressing Cyber Security issues related to disruption of the communications infrastructure.  This cost-effective approach – backing up GNSS/GPS synchronization sources with a Cesium Clock – has been tested with proven results, including providing the holdover performance needed for phase […]

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Symmetricom is now Microsemi

Symmetricom is now Microsemi

On November 26th, 2013, Microsemi completed the acquisition of Symmetricom. Microsemi is a leading provider of semiconductor solutions differentiated by power, security, reliability and performance. Acquisition of Symmetricom adds precision timekeeping products and technologies, that Microsemi will leverage to “develop roadmaps that will allow us to provide new solutions that contribute […]

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