Sunday, October 30, 2005

Freescale's Communications Processor Shipments Top 200 Million

Freescale Semiconductor has reached the milestone of more than 200 million integrated communications processors shipped to date, a semiconductor device category the company pioneered 16 years ago.

In June during the annual Freescale Technology Forum, Freescale marked the 10-year anniversary of the PowerQUICC processor family based on PowerPC cores. Freescale's PowerQUICC processor family has more than 5,000 communications and networking system designs. PowerQUICC processors are used in such applications as voice-enabled VPN routers, residential gateways, home media servers, IPTV set-top boxes and network storage.

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