Monday, January 25, 2010

Altair Teams with ANADIGICS on LTE

Altair Semiconductor and ANADIGICS announced a cooperation focused on LTE. Specifically, Altair is integrating ANADIGICS power amplifiers (PAs) into the recently announced FourGee LTE USB ExpressCard UE (User Equipment). The card has undergone extensive and successful interoperability testing (IOT) and is currently being used in various field tests.
http://www.anadigics.comIn November 2009, Altair introduced its FourGee LTE USB ExpressCard UE featuring:

  • Category 3 speeds of 100Mbps download and 50Mbps upload

  • Power consumption within the USB specification power budget (<2.5W)

  • ExpressCard34 form factor with a USB2.0 HS host interface

  • Available in select FDD/TDD bands in the range of 700M-2700MHz