Monday, April 27, 2009

Green Packet and GCT Semiconductor Target Wi-Fi-WiMAX Roaming

GCT Semiconductor, which supplies mobile WiMAX silicon, and Green Packet, adeveloper of next generation mobile broadband and networking solutions, announced a strategic collaboration to offer a seamless solution for wireless devices to roam between WiFi and WiMAX networks.

The solution includes GCT's single-chip supporting both mobile WiMAX IEEE 802.16e Wave 2 and WiFi 802.11 b/g, and Green Packet's Intouch Connection Manager (CM) software. Green Packet's software combines intelligent connection management, seamless connectivity between different network environments, and lifestyle value added services into a single client.

Target applications include netbooks, smartphones, mobile Internet devices (MIDs), etc.

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