LimeNET Network-in-a-Box

by Lime Microsystems

A software-enabled network-in-a-box based on LimeSDR

View all updates Jul 10, 2017

OpenAirInterface Presentation and Demo

OpenAirInterface is a non-profit consortium that was founded by EURECOM and which now boasts a growing membership made up of many different types of organisations. Amongst other things, the consortium develops a 4G cellular network stack which includes an eNodeB implementation that provides support for LimeSDR and in turn LimeNET hardware.

In the above video from the BT / EE and Lime Micro hackathon a few weeks ago, Florian Kaltenberger, Assistant Professor at EURECOM, provides an introduction to OpenAirInterface, covering things such as membership, software licensing, and architecture.

Later in the day, we were treated to a live demo in which Florian ran up the eNodeB software stack on an Ubuntu system equipped with LimeSDR hardware, before going on to use the new LTE network to stream YouTube HD video content to a connected handset, while at the same time observing radio link performance via the OpenAirInterface GUI.

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Product Choices


LimeNET Mini

A high-performance mini PC with an integrated and shielded internal LimeSDR USB micro Type-B, U.FL cables, and antennas. This hardware is fully qualified for compatibility with the LimeNET Ubuntu app store.


LimeNET Gateway

A complete, certified, high-bandwidth cellular gateway that provides Wi-FI and Ethernet Internet connectivity backed by a connection to a 2G, 3G, or 4G macrocell. It provides users with downlink and uplink throughput of 150 and 50 Mbps, respectively, and can connect to any operator network with a SIM card (not included).


LimeNET Base Station

This is a steeply discounted combination of the LimeNET Core + LimeNET Amplifier Chassis. This is all you need to set up your own cellular network! These are made to order and fulfillment timelines vary.


LimeNET Core

A top-of-the-line gaming PC with an integrated LimeSDR QPCIe board. As the name suggests, it is the core of the LimeNET Base Station, but you can also get it separately for desktop development or integration into your own system. These are made to order and fulfillment timelines vary.


LimeNET Amplifier Chassis

Amplifier Module for long range connectivity features: Set of two (MIMO): 10 W RF Output Power Amplifier + Duplexer + Antenna Your choice of frequency band (700 MHz, 1.8 GHz, 2.6 GHz, 3.5 GHz) Thick monolithic aluminum body These are made to order and fulfillment timelines vary.


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