Freescale aims to extend is dominance in communications processors with new low-end Power Architecture models at under $10 each. Look for Freescale's communications processors to dip below the $5 point within three years. RColinJohnson @NextGenLog
The PowerQUICC features an e300 Power Architecture core at a lower price point and with reduced power consumption.
Here is what EETimes says about under-$10 communications processors: Freescale Semiconductor unveiled a low-end addition to its family of Power Quicc II Pro communications processors at the Freescale Technology Forum, held Aug. 18-19 in Bengaluru, India. The highly integrated MPC830x chips offer lower price/performance points as well as lower power consumption for applications such as line cards, WLAN access points, intelligent network interface cards, smart energy meters and industrial control...
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