Timo Nihtilä: from “founding employee” to “principal scientist”

Timo Nihtilä describes himself as one of the “founding employees” at Magister Solutions, when it was first established as a private company in 2006. Magister emerged from a research collaboration between Nokia and the University of Jyväskylä (JYU) at the Dept. of Mathematical Information Technology, and Timo has been there right from the start. Timo […]

Bigger NGSO constellations mean higher throughput and global coverage

Network providers like Starlink have been considering eventually having as many as 42,000 satellites in their Non-Geosynchronous Orbit (NGSO) constellations. Thanks to Magister’s SimLab service and its simulators, the performance and potential of these new mega-constellations can now be studied and assessed. As of November 2022, there were 3,271 Starlink satellites in orbit, of which […]

Magister Solutions continues its work with the ESA on a new project: DASCE

There are now hundreds and thousands of LEO satellites in orbit to cope with the increasing demands of satellite communications. To overcome the design issues that this development has brought with it, Magister Solutions is again working with the European Space Agency (ESA) to further develop the simulator they created as part of the C-DReAM […]

EAGER: Reaching 5G-Advanced and 6G through network simulation

Funded by ESA, the EAGER project researches future 5G-Advanced and 6G Non-Terrestrial Network (NTN) technologies. Read here why the work is crucial and how Magister is taking part in it.

Continuous learning is the key to success – Building Magister career one degree at a time

Researcher Mikko Majamaa has always combined work and studies ever since he joined the Magister team. When he was pursuing his degree in computational engineering, he wrote both, the bachelor’s and master’s, theses as part of his job at Magister. After getting his master’s degree, he has continued to work as a researcher at Magister […]

Network simulations demonstrating the future of 5G Non-Terrestrial Networks at EuCNC

DYNASAT project aims to promote 5G Non-Terrestrial Network (NTN) technologies, and demonstrate ways to improve its performance, but how? The project demonstrations will take place at the EuCNC 6G summit on 7–10 June 2022. Read here what to expect!

Magister SimLab supporting product development, R&D and business

Magister’s SimLab integrates the whole workflow of network simulation into one service starting from scenario and campaign design, through simulation execution and monitoring, to the analysis of the results. Read here what its demo users have to say about the service.

Magister SimLab 5G NTN Simulation Service is now available

Magister SimLab 5G NTN Simulation Service has been launched in Microsoft Azure Marketplace. Get professional, easy to use and up-to-date simulation capability to support your 3GPP 5G NTN standardization or product development work.

Moving towards 3GPP Release 18 with the help of system simulations

With 3GPP’s Release-17 finally reaching maturity, 3GPP and the SatCom community have reached a significant milestone. However, the work directly continues towards Release 18. Read Magister’s selections for the Release-18’s most interesting topics!

How SatCom looks in 2022?

SatCom industry is facing many new changes, challenges and possibilities. Read Magister CEO Jani Puttonen’s review of some of the latest SatCom developments in 2022.