GCT Semiconductor Powers Modacom 4G Mobile USB Data Card in Japan
San Jose, CA – February 11, 2015 – GCT® Semiconductor, a leading designer and supplier of advanced 4G mobile semiconductor solutions, today announced that its advanced LTE chip GDM7243M powers the new 4G LTE mobile data communication card, the URoad-Stick, developed by Modacom, a leading router provider in Japan, and recently launched by UQ Communications (UQ) in Japan. The mobile data card supports 110 Mbps downlink and is optimized for use on UQ’s TDD-LTE-compliant network (also referred as WiMAX2+). GCT’s multi-mode chip GDM7243M supports Category 4 FDD/TDD-LTE as well as 802.16e, and was fully certified by KDDI in July 2014.
“We are pleased to continue working closely with UQ and Modacom and launch this new versatile high-speed LTE data card,” says Alex Sum, vice president of sales and marketing at GCT Semiconductor, Inc. “With our certified chipset solutions, GCT continues to focus its efforts on enabling devices that can support FDD/TDD-LTE. GCT is also well-positioned to take advantage of the growing Internet of Things (IoT) market, with its new low-power and low cost LTE chips.”
About GCT Semiconductor, Inc.
GCT Semiconductor is a leading fabless designer and supplier of advanced 4G LTE and WiMAX semiconductor solutions. GCT’s market-proven LTE solutions, commercially available since 2010, have enabled fast and reliable LTE connectivity to numerous commercial devices such as smartphones, tablets, hotspots, USB dongles, routers, M2M applications, etc., for the world’s top LTE carriers. GCT’s system-on-chip solutions integrate radio frequency, baseband modem and digital signal processing functions, therefore offering complete 4G platform solutions with small form factors, low power consumption, high performance, high reliability and cost effectiveness. For more information, visit www.gctsemi.com