Olive Telecom selects Altair TD-LTE chipset

Telecom Lead India: Olive Telecom has selected Altair
Semiconductor’s Hornet TD-LTE chipset to power Olive’s line of LTE enabled

Olive Telecom is a supplier of wireless devices, 2G/3G
mobile handsets and smart phones, connected mobile computing devices and
advanced data modems.

Olive’s selection of Altair reaffirms the leadership
position Altair has built in the Indian market. We look forward to building on
our partnership with Olive and continuing to expand our footprint in the Indian
market,” said Eran Eshed, co-founder and VP of Marketing and Business
Development at Altair.

Altair’s LTE solution was a natural choice for us to
integrate into our 4G enabled devices, customized for the Indian market. The
combination of maturity, performance and cost will enable Olive to
differentiate our products and shorten our time to market,” said Artem Orange,
president Operations at Olive.

Altair claims that it is a market leader in the global
TD-LTE industry. Altair-based products are commercially deployed in Brazil and
the company has completed advanced pre-commercial field trials with carriers
around the world, including Softbank in Japan, China Mobile and leading
carriers in India. Altair’s TD-LTE solution is the first to have demonstrated
Category 4 throughputs publically in China and Japan.

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