Friday, June 25, 2010
A basestation on-a-chip would enable the ultra small #femto-cell revolution that carriers are talking about to fill in spots in rural areas, among other uses. Look for all the major players with mixed-signal processes to be announcing basestation on-a-chip plans by 2011. R.C.J.
Freescale Semiconductor plans to best its embedded communications competitors not just by depending on raw computing speed for its processors but by reaching the higher integration levels needed to put a "basestation on a chip," according to Lisa Su, senior vice president and general manager for networking and multimedia. Speaking at the recent Freescale Technology Forum (FTF), held June 21-24 in Orlando, Fla., Su claimed Freescale had already captured the market share lead in embedded communications processors, at 25.6 percent, putting it just ahead of Intel Corp., which recently pledged a renewed effort to increase its embedded market share.
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Posted by R. Colin Johnson at 11:32 AM