"YateBTS makes the impossible possible in terms of mobile networking by adding intelligence and features to the most important component of the radio network, the BTS." Paul Chitescu, main developer of Yate at Null Team SRL
"YateBTS represents the next phase of what started with the OpenBTS® project." David Burgess, original developer of OpenBTS® and CEO of Legba, Inc.
SS7 Roaming support for YateBTS based networks is provided by OpenVOLTE for voice and OpenSAE for data.
IAX over satellite
YateBTS utilizes IAX for saving bandwidth. For 7 channels uses only 96kbit versus the standard 250kbit that SIP uses.
It's Open Source
Open Source is in the history of both Yate and OpenBTS®.