Marvell unveils a complete reference design for global connectivity

Telecom Lead Team:
a provider of storage, communications and consumer silicon solutions, has
announced a complete reference design featuring high performance multicore
application processing and a world modem.


The world modem combines 4G FDD / TDD LTE, Time Division
Synchronous Code Division Multiple Access (TD-SCDMA) and Wideband Code Division
Multiple Access (WCDMA) in a single platform to provide a high
performance, low cost and robust turn-key silicon solution for globally
connected smartphones and tablets.


“Leveraging Marvell’s leadership in multicore
processors and connectivity technologies, I believe now our customers around
the world can utilize a single platform to deliver high-performance, low-power,
cost-effective, multicore, FDD / TDD LTE smartphones and tablets to meet global
consumers’ increasing demands for rich and live streaming content,”
said Weili Dai, co-founder of Marvell.


The new symmetric multiprocessing (SMP) hardware and software
architecture comprise of the Marvell ARMADA PXA2128 application processor
featuring Marvell’s Hybrid-SMP Technology that addresses the conflicting
low-power and high-performance needs of today’s mobile processors.


In addition, its PXA1801 multimode LTE modem, which
provides support for all global broadband standards including FDD and TDD LTE
network, DC-HSPA+ (Dual Carrier Evolved High-Speed Packet Access)  and
TD-SCDMA provides Marvell’s customers a complete mobile platform enabling
the “Connected Lifestyle.”


Recently,  Marvell expanded its communications processor portfolio with the launch of the Marvell
PXA1802, a multimode TD LTE modem chipset for TD-SCDMA and LTE markets.


The Marvell PXA1802 designed to meet the needs of the
next generation of mobile connectivity and addresses the geographic
fragmentation issues that are hindering the adoption of the TDD


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