KT chooses Mindspeed for LTE small cell solutions


Telecom Lead Team:
Mindspeed Technologies, a provider of small
cell base stations, has collaborated with Korea Telecom (KT) to provide
its Mindspeed’s Transcede SoC baseband processors for their long-term evolution
(LTE) small cell development.


The collaboration will combine Mindspeed’s carrier-grade
Transcede SoC baseband processor solutions with KT’s development expertise to
support the carrier’s migration to dual mode (LTE and 3G) small cell base


Deploying carrier grade LTE small cell solutions
with industry leading performance is a key requirement for the KT LTE network
roll out plan, and the
Mindspeed-based platform and roadmap delivers this. Mindspeed’s dual mode T22xx
/T33xx SoC baseband processor products deliver multi-standard operation with
carrier-grade performance, and are the ideal solution for powering our small
cell family of products,” said Ann Chang-Yong, vice president at KT.


Mindspeed’s Transcede family of processors is complete
NodeB and eNodeB SoC solutions that support concurrent 3G and LTE processing in
a single device.


Mindspeed has the most complete portfolio of SoCs in the
industry, ranging from cost-effective residential 3G only, through the new
T22xx and T33xx up to the micro /macro class.


Mindspeed is delighted that our Transcede platform has
been chosen by KT for their next-generation femtocell development
project,” said Dr. Naser Adas, vice president and general manager,
wireless and customer premises equipment at Mindspeed.


The company said that all Transcede family devices are
supported by a complete, carrier-class software reference design to accelerate
time-to-market schedules.


Mindspeed also demonstrated its complete portfolio at
Mobile World Congress 2012 in Barcelona, Spain.


Last year, Mindspeed Technologies and Qualcomm Atheros, the networking and connectivity subsidiary
of Qualcomm announced a joint embedded video-over-Wi-Fi solution and an
integrated board using Qualcomm Atheros’ new three-stream 802.11n chip, the


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