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Westell Announces GoEdge™ Solution for OnGo Private LTE Networks

AURORA, Ill., May 14, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Westell Technologies, Inc. (WSTL), a leading provider of high-performance network infrastructure solutions, announced today the new GoEdge brand, Westell’s comprehensive solution for OnGo private LTE networks in the 3.5 GHz CBRS band.

“The exciting new development of OnGo private LTE networks allows Westell to meet yet another unique need in the in-building wireless market,” said Stephen John, Westell’s President and Chief Executive Officer.  “Our solution is uniquely positioned to create robust, reliable, and secure wireless networks with simplified deployment, flexibility, and customizable architecture.”

To complete the GoEdge offering, Westell is partnering with ip.access and Druid – experts in small cell and core cellular network software, respectively – to bring solutions for hospitality, healthcare, educational campus environments, IoT industrial automation, commercial real estate, and many other uses.  Our GoEdge solution also includes Spectrum Access Systems (SAS) integration, which is pivotal to OnGo private LTE networks.

Mike Brownson, Westell’s IBW Business Development Director continued, “Testing of small cells and small cell controllers on band 48 is progressing ahead of schedule at our operational lab in Aurora, IL.  Additionally, several trials are scheduled in the fields of healthcare, hospitality, retail, and hosted services.  These trials include a range of LTE services including voice, text, Internet connectivity, video chat, specialized push-to-talk features, and seamless intra-cell handoffs.”

To learn more about the new GoEdge brand, meet us in the OnGo Technology Pavilion at ConnectX 2019 on May 20-23 in Orlando, FL.  We look forward to talking to system integrators as well as property technology and IT networking professionals about private LTE network needs.

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Westell is a leading provider of high-performance network infrastructure solutions focused on innovation and differentiation at the edge of communication networks where end users connect. The Company's comprehensive set of products and solutions enables service providers and network operators to improve performance and reduce operating expenses. With millions of products successfully deployed worldwide, Westell is a trusted partner for transforming networks into high-quality, reliable systems. For more information, please visit westell.com.

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