Airspan Selects Calian Timing Antennas to Support 4G & 5G Cloud-Native Mobile Network Solutions

January 18, 2021

Airspan Selects Calian Timing Antennas to Support 4G & 5G Cloud-Native Mobile Network Solutions

OTTAWA, CANADA – January 18, 2021, Calian® Wireless Inc, a Calian Group company and manufacturer of precision GNSS antenna solutions, today announce that Airspan Networks has selected Calian Wireless Inc. as key supplier for its innovative Cloud-Native, Open Radio Access Network (O-RAN) solutions. Airspan is a leading 4G & 5G O-RAN supplier, providing mobile operators worldwide, with cloud-native networks solutions.

Calian’s TW3000 GNSS timing antennas provides Airspan with strong Radio Frequency (RF) filtering of out of band signals (that are common in urban environments), a robust, IP69K rated housing and multi-constellation GNSS support.

“We looked carefully at the timing requirements for our Open RAN deployments to ensure our overall solutions were best in class”, Eli Leizerovitz, Airspan’s Head of Products. “and we are pleased to have selected Calian.

Gyles Panther, President and CTO Calian, commented “Airspan understands the key role that the antenna plays for timing in 4G & 5G network deployments. We are very pleased they selected our timing solutions and look forward to working closely with them as they move forward globally with their cloud native mobile offerings. Calian is committed to responding to the everchanging RF interference environment that affects 5G networks.”

About Calian, A Calian Group Company: Calian is a leading developer, manufacturer, and provider of GNSS and Iridium antennas and accessories. Based in Ottawa Canada, Calian is focused on high function, high performance technology and solutions. Calian is known for its Accutenna® and VeraPhase® technology, as well as its recently introduced VeroStarTM and Helical innovations. These technologies provide the highest performance antennas (low axial ratios, high multi-path signal rejection, tight PCV) in their size and weight, while setting economical price points. Calian’s antennas are the antennas of choice for a wide variety of applications. For more information, visit

About Airspan Networks Inc.: Airspan is a US-based, multi-award-winning, 4G and 5G end-to-end, fully virtualized, cloud-native OpenRAN hardware and software vendor with more than 20 years experience and over one million cells deployed in the most cutting-edge Tier 1 networks, non-public networks, and vertical applications across the globe. Airspan’s expansive product portfolio of indoor and outdoor, Macro and low-power base stations and open vRAN software solutions create the perfect tool kit to fully exploit new technologies such as mmWave, Sub-6 GHz, Massive MIMO, and open vRAN architectures following O-RAN and 3GPP specifications, as well as an industry-leading Fixed Wireless Access and backhaul portfolio for PTP and PTMP applications using Wi-Fi 6. For more information, visit