Tuesday, January 16, 2007

Fujitsu Ships 5.8GHz WiMAX Chip for Base Stations and CPE

Fujitsu Microelectronics America (FMA) announced the commercial release of its 5.8GHz WiMAX baseband system-on-chip (SoC) to ODM partners and customers worldwide, including solutions provider Texas Instruments, WiMAX systems provider ORZA Networks and WiMAX customer premises maker Sun Create Electronics Co., Ltd.

Fujitsu's 5.8GHz WiMAX SoC is based on the WiMAX Forum worldwide system profile, supporting full base station designs as well as subscriber unit implementations. The Fujitsu SoC, which supports frequencies ranging from 2 to 11GHz in both licensed and unlicensed bands, is now being used in the industry's first commercially available fixed WiMAX CPE supporting the 5.8GHz band.


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