|[April 30, 2012]
Mindspeed Powers the World's First LTE + Wi-Fi Femtocell for SK Telesys
NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. --(Business Wire)--
Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: MSPD), the industry
leader in technology for small cell base stations, today
announced that the company's Transcede® wireless baseband processors are
in the first long-term evolution (LTE (News - Alert)) femtocell from SK
The Wi-Fi integrated LTE femtocells will be first deployed in densely
populated regions in South Korea, focusing primarily on the commercial
centers of major cities. The rollout will then be expanded to areas with
high data demand - i.e. indoor areas like shopping centers, offices,
houses and schools - based on an analysis of LTE service usage patterns.
"We selected Mindspeed®'s LTE solution as the most robust and most
complete LTE small cell solution on the market," said Dr. Il-Hyun Sohn,
director, at SK Telesys (News - Alert), "Small cells are critical to the deployment of
true mobile broadband. We evaluated many LTE small cell solutions, but
selected Mindspeed due to the proven 'carrier-class' quality of their
"Korea has one of the most sophisticated wireless markets in the world
and its early use of metro cells and public femtocells paves the way for
operators around the world," said Dr. Naser Adas, vice president and
general manager, wireless and customer premises equipment (CPE), at
Mindspeed. "We are delighted that our Transcede SoCs have been chose by
SK Telesys for the company's next-generation femtocells and other small
cell products. Mindspeed's technology is being deployed in Korea for
HSPA+ urban femtocells and SK Telesys knew they could rely on our
field-proven LTE technology."
Mindspeed's Transcede family of processors are complete NodeB and eNodeB
SoC solutions that support concurrent 3G and LTE processing in a single
device, including time division synchronous code division multiple
access (TD-SCDMA), W-CDMA/HSPA+ and both frequency division duplexing
LTE (FDD-LTE) and time division duplexing LTE (TDD-LTE).
Mindspeed has the most complete portfolio of SoCs in the industry,
supported by a complete, carrier-class software reference design to
accelerate time-to-market schedules. The reference design includes RF
module integration, a real-time Linux board support package, and
standard-compliant physical-layer (PHY) implementation for LTE, W-CDMA
and TD-SCDMA, with associated utilities and test scripts.
About Mindspeed Technologies (News - Alert)
Mindspeed Technologies (NASDAQ: MSPD) is a leading provider of network
infrastructure semiconductor solutions to the communications industry.
The company's low-power system-on-chip (SoC) products are helping to
drive video, voice and data applications in worldwide fiber-optic
networks and enable advanced processing for 3G and long-term evolution
(LTE) mobile networks. The company's high-performance analog products
are used in a variety of optical, enterprise, industrial and video
transport systems. Mindspeed's products are sold to original equipment
manufacturers (OEMs) around the globe.
To learn more, please visit www.mindspeed.com.
Company news and updates are also posted at www.twitter.com/mindspeed.
About SK Telesys
As the Wireless system manufacturer in SK Group Korea, SK Telesys
specializes in wireless communications product research and development
and marketing, and produces transmission equipment, 3G & 4G wireless
system and devices (such as EVDO, WiMAX (News - Alert), and outstanding LTE total
indoor solutions that include 4G HetNET compatible), VoIP phones and
end-user devices. SK Telesys was founded in 1997 as a manufacturer of
repeaters, transmission devices, and other communications infrastructure
components, and provides optimized solutions to communications companies.
SK Telesys was one of the very first companies in the world to build a
commercial WiMAX Systems and has over the years focused on in-building
its capacity as a communications specialist. Armed with unmatched
insight into its customers' needs and extensive R&D resources, SK
Telesys became the first South Korean company to export commercial WiBro
(Mobile WiMAX) devices and has successfully completed numerous network
integration projects for overseas companies and organizations.
For more information, visit www.sktelesys.com.
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