Telecom Lead Team: Mindspeed Technologies announced it has
signed contracts with JUNI and Contela for its baseband processor solutions
that help those companies develop advanced long-term evolution (LTE) femtocells
and other small cell dual mode 3G/LTE solutions.
The collaboration will leverage Mindspeed’s carrier-grade
Transcede SoC baseband processor solutions to develop LTE femtocells and small
cell solutions. Both JUNI and Contela develop femtocell solutions for LTE
Mindspeed’s Transcede family of processors includes
complete NodeB and eNodeB SoC solutions that perform 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.
Its Transcede T22xx series targets residential and small
enterprise applications, while the T33xx series is focused on enterprise, metro
and pico base stations. These products combine Mindspeed’s strength in LTE with
Picochip’s leadership in carrier grade 3G.
We have been impressed by JUNI’s commitment and
expertise in developing small cells. Both companies believe in the huge
opportunity of this market and we look forward to a successful collaboration
with them,” said Dr. Naser Adas, vice president and general manager, wireless
and customer premises equipment (CPE), at Mindspeed.
All Transcede family devices are supported by a complete,
carrier-class software reference design to accelerate time-to-market schedules.
Mindspeed demonstrated its latest products alongside the
industry’s broadest portfolio of small cell solutions, which includes other
members of Mindspeed’s award-winning Transcede family, plus Picochip’s 3G
portfolio at Mobile World Congress 2012 in Barcelona, Spain.