China Mobile deploys Mindspeed's baseband SoC
Nov 09, 2012 (Datamonitor via COMTEX) --
Mindspeed Technologies, Inc., a supplier of semiconductor solutions for network infrastructure applications, has announced that Mindspeed's baseband system-on-a-chip, or SoC, is being used in TD-SCDMA small cells deployed by China Mobile Group, or CMCC, Jiangsu Company, Ltd., Suzhou Branch, to deliver improved wireless access for residential and enterprise customers across their 10 million subscriber base in Suzhou.
The Mindspeed SoC solution provides all processing for the physical layer, MAC and layer 3 needed to realize a fully functional residential or enterprise small cell system. Mindspeed also provides the physical layer software while the upper layer software is provided by system OEMs such as Bravo Tech, Inc., or Femtel, who are now delivering systems to China Mobile.
"We are pleased to enable the TD-SCDMA small cell roll out at CMCC," said Naser Adas, general manager of the wireless business unit at Mindspeed.
"Mindspeed is continuing and enhancing the former Picochip product line in accordance with the strategy we announced at the time of the acquisition: our integrated 3G technology enables us to fulfill our promise of providing the only concurrent dual mode (3G/4G) product on the market. What is more, we are the only small cell company with TD-SCDMA support, and the only one to support both LTE FDD and LTE-TDD."
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