ANADIGICS' New Power Amplifier Enables Multi-Band Modules Based on Qualcomm's Gobi(TM) 3000 Reference Design
WARREN, N.J.,June 1, 2011 - ANADIGICS, Inc. (Nasdaq: ANAD), a world leader in radio frequency (RF) solutions, today announced that the Company is shipping production volumes of its AWT6521 multi-mode power amplifier (PA) for the Qualcomm Gobi(TM)3000 module. The AWT6521 PA supports WCDMA/ HSPA+ and CDMA/EVDO in frequency bands used by operators worldwide, providing users with more choice in carrier networks and the freedom to go without fear of losing connectivity. The Gobi(TM) 3000 reference design is based on Qualcomm's MDM6200(TM) and MDM6600(TM) chipsets, both of which can provide support for HSPA+ data rates of up to 14.4 Mbps.
"The Gobi(TM) 3000 multi-mode platform provides high data rate wireless functionality to a broad spectrum of mobile devices," said Jerry Miller, vice president of business development at ANADIGICS. "Qualcomm's selection of our new multi-band power amplifier for the Gobi(TM) 3000 platform exemplifies the strength of our successful relationship and the performance advantages of this product. We look forward to working closely with Qualcomm to develop the next-generation mobile solutions that continue to set the standard in wireless connectivity performance."
ANADIGICS AWT6521 Multi-Band PA Key Facts and Highlights:
o Space saving 5 mm x 7 mm x 1 mm package
o 2 shared RF inputs, 5 separate 50 ohm matched outputs
o Integrated RF coupler
o Internal voltage regulation
o Integrated DC blocks on RF ports
o WCDMA, HSPA, and HSPA+ compliant
o CDMA/EVDO compliant
ANADIGICS AWT6521 Key Specifications:
Frequency Range Bands WCDMA Efficiency
824 to 849 MHz UMTS Bands 5 & 19, CDMA BC 0 41% @ 28.5 dBm
880 to 915 MHz UMTS Band 8 40% @ 28.8 dBm
1710 to 1755 MHz UMTS Bands 3 & 4, CDMA BC 4 & 15 41% @ 28.5 dBm
1850 to 1915 MHz UMTS Band 2, CDMA BC 1 & 14 40% @ 29.0 dBm
1920 to 1980 MHz UMTS Band 1, CDMA BC 6 39% @ 28.8 dBm
About ANADIGICS, Inc.
ANADIGICS, Inc. (NASDAQ: ANAD) delivers integrated radio frequency (RF) solutions that OEMs and ODMs demand to optimize the performance of wireless, broadband and cable applications across all major networks and standards. ANADIGICS features a diverse portfolio of highly linear, highly efficient RFICs. Headquartered in Warren, NJ, the company's award-winning products include power amplifiers, tuner integrated circuits, active splitters, line amplifiers and other components that can be purchased individually or packaged as integrated RF and front-end modules. For more information, visit www.anadigics.com.
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