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MediaTek Adds CDMA2000 and Unveils Plans for Worldmode(TM) Mobile Chipsets

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Press release date: January 6, 2014

Collaboration with VIA Telecom enables a System-on-a-Chip design that supports voice and data services across mobile networks globally

LAS VEGAS – MediaTek today announced a collaboration with VIA Telecom to integrate its proven CDMA2000 technology into the upcoming Worldmode™ mobile platforms.

The collaboration is part of MediaTek's strategy to address global markets with its highly-integrated, feature-rich SOC (system-on-a-chip) designs for mainstream mobile devices. The existing MediaTek SOCs include comprehensive wireless modem, connectivity and multimedia capabilities. The collaboration with VIA Telecom enables the next-generation MediaTek SOCs to include support for Worldmode global roaming of voice and data services across CDMA2000, LTE (TDD and FDD), DC-HSPA+, UMTS, TD-SCDMA and GSM/EDGE networks.

MediaTek Worldmode SOCs will support interoperability between CDMA2000 and LTE modes for the US and China regions, with handover for seamless switching across both networks, depending on coverage. The SOCs will also be software upgradeable to support VoLTE (Voice over LTE) once mobile network operators begin to roll out the technology.

MediaTek already uses VIA Telecom baseband processors as a discrete part in its existing mobile reference designs, and now, incorporating CDMA2000 technology into new SOC designs will significantly reduce manufacturing costs and power consumption for mobile devices. Samples of MediaTek Worldmode SOCs will be available in 4Q 2014 and the first commercial devices are expected in the first half of 2015.

"Through the inclusion of CDMA2000, MediaTek completes its portfolio of wireless modem and RF technologies", said Mohit Bhushan, VP/GM of MediaTek Corporate Marketing, USA. "It is an important milestone in MediaTek's progression to becoming a global supplier of mobile solutions."

"VIA Telecom is pleased to work with MediaTek in introducing Worldmode mobile SOCs before the end of 2014," said Ker Zhang, CEO of VIA Telecom. "The collaboration with MediaTek is a strong endorsement of VIA Telecom's CDMA2000 technology."

About MediaTek Inc.
MediaTek Inc. is a leading fabless semiconductor company for wireless communications and digital multimedia solutions. The company is a market leader and pioneer in cutting-edge SOC system solutions for wireless communications, high-definition TV, optical storage, and DVD and Blu-ray products. Founded in 1997 and listed on Taiwan Stock Exchange under the "2454" code, MediaTek is headquartered in Taiwan and has sales or research subsidiaries in Mainland China, Singapore, India, United States, Japan, Korea, Denmark, England, Sweden and Dubai. For more information, visit MediaTek's website at www.mediatek.com.

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Sharon Lo
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+88635670766

Web Site: http://www.mediatek.com

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