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Dec 01, 2016

Raspberry Pi 3 Snags LTE Support with Help of New Add-on Chip

Agam Shah An Altair LTE Category-1 chipset will attach to the top of the Raspberry Pi 3 board for long-distance communications Raspberry Pi 3 today has only Wi-Fi connectivity, but soon it will also be...
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Nov 03, 2016

Verizon, AT&T Both Claim LTE Cat M Firsts for Internet of Things

By Monica AllevenThe race to commercialize LTE Cat-M1 is on, with both AT&T and Verizon declaring firsts as they try to outmaneuver the other in wooing customers to their cellular standards-based technology for the Internet...
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Nov 03, 2016

Reader Forum: Myths and Trends in Cellular IoT

By Eran Eshed, VP of WW Sales and Marketing, Altair SemiconductorConfused by the various categories of cellular IoT connection options? Altair looks to provide some clarityRecent developments in standards and changes in terminology have made...
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Jun 07, 2016

Altair Snags Japanese Certification for 4G LTE

By Ken BriodaghAltair Semiconductor, a provider of LTE chipsets, recently announced that its FourGee-3800 chipset has successfully completed a chipset Interoperability Test on the NTT DOCOMO network in Japan. NTT is Japan’s largest mobile services provider. Altair...
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May 29, 2016

LTE gets ready to fight against proprietary tech for the IoT

By Monica AllevenWhile cellular-based Internet of Things (IoT) technologies are still being finalized in the standards process, non-cellular solutions like those promoted by Ingenu, Sigfox and members of the LoRa Alliance are catching a bit...
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Feb 28, 2016

Altair Semiconductor: On the Sony acquisition and sustainable IoT

By James Bourne MWC It is safe to say that the critical buzz around chip and LTE technology provider Altair Semiconductor has rarely been higher. Three weeks after the news broke that Altair was to...
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Jan 19, 2016

Chipsets Driving IoT Adoption in Industrial, Consumer Markets

HetNet Happenings Episode 45 looks at chipsets with Altair Semiconductor, Imagination Technologies and Nvidia By Sean Kinney The 2016 CES event placed a huge emphasis on the “Internet of Things” and how IoT technology is...
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Jan 17, 2016

Single-mode LTE chips Trends in single-mode LTE chips: Q&A with Altair

By Kelly Hill With the emergence of the “Internet of Things” ecosystem, single-mode LTE chips have gained momentum beyond broadband connectivity. Altair Semiconductor has been focusing on single-mode LTE chips for more than a decade...
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Jan 10, 2016

Altair’s Cat-1 LTE Chips to Enable New Use Cases

By Diana Goovaerts LAS VEGAS – A new Cat-1 LTE chip from Israeli start-up Altair Semiconductor will help open doors to new Internet of Things (IoT) use cases, the company’s co-founder Eran Eshed told Wireless Week...
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Nov 19, 2015

LPWA vs LTE: the differences explained

By Sheetal Kumbhar As the Internet of Things (IoT) becomes larger and larger, the list of communications protocols vying to power the extensive wireless wide area networks (WAN) that the infrastructure will require grows both...
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Oct 29, 2015

Cellular Simplifies its IoT Road Map

By Rick Merritt LTE Category 0 gets nulled SAN JOSE, Calif. – The Category 0 option for 4G LTE cellular has fallen to the pruner’s shears. It is the latest alternative to be weeded out...
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Oct 29, 2015

AT&T, Ericsson and Altair Tackle IoT Power Consumption

By Andrew Berg AT&T, Ericsson and chipset company Altair are collaborating on a more power-efficient Internet of Things (IoT). The companies announced yesterday demonstration of an LTE Power Saving Mode on commercial LTE Internet of...
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Oct 29, 2015

Ericsson Software Upgrade Allows For 10 Year IoT Battery Life On LTE

By Steve McCaskill Ericsson, AT&T and Altair will show how a sensor can last for ten years on a commercial chipset and existing LTE network Ericsson claims to have developed a software upgrade that allows for...
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Oct 20, 2015

Novatel Taps Altair to Power Latest MiFi Solution

By Paula Bernier Altair Semiconductor technology today revealed that its technology is powering the new Novatel Wireless4G LTE personal mobile hotspot, which was introduced last week. Novatel pioneered the MiFi product category. Its new product...
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Oct 29, 2015

AT&T, Ericsson to Demo 10-year IoT Battery Life

By Joey Jackson Battery life has become an increasing concern with the growth of the “Internet of Things.” Many IoT devices are not located near a battery source, so they need long-lasting batteries to make...
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Sep 21, 2015

Using LTE for the Internet of Things

By Carl Weinschenk The Internet of Things (IoT) will demand that a number of new standards be developed and existing ones tweaked to squeeze it comfortably into the existing infrastructure of the IT and telecom worlds....
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Sep 17, 2015

Altair, Sequans: Benefits Of LTE Cat 0 For Internet of Things Can Be Achieved Without Cat 0 Chipsets

By Phil Goldstein LAS VEGAS--The debate over what is the best low-power wireless communications protocol technology to power millions and eventually billions of Internet of Things devices heated up at Super Mobility this week. LTE...
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Jul 18, 2015

Israel’s Altair Semiconductor bets big on Reliance Jio’s 4G rollout; hopes to maximise global revenue

By Danish Kahn NEW DELHI: Israel-based chipmaker Altair Semiconductorsees significant growth coming on the back of planned commercial rollouts by Mukesh Ambani-owned Reliance JioInfocomm, the only pan-India 4G player, which has been using Altair's LTE...
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Aug 10, 2015

IoT Security: Altair Semiconductor Explains Why It’s Uniquely Positioned for the Job

By Paula Bernier The Internet of Things is expected to change life as we know it – making our businesses, cities, and homes more efficient; our energy, industrial, and transportation systems safer; and our people...
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Jul 07, 2015

The Rise of Smart Cities: Smart Homes Will Lead the Push to Over One Billion Connected Things This Year

By Eran Eshed Just a few years ago, the concept of a smart city—or one that uses wireless technology to increase communication between various sectors, city planners and consumers—seemed like it was light years away...
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Jun 29, 2015

Altair rolls low-power 4G chip aimed at wearables, IoT

By Julien Happich Altair rolls low-power 4G chip aimed at wearables, IoT Altair Semiconductor has developed a line-up of MIPS-based chips to deliver 4G connectivity to wearables and other IoT devices at particularly low power budgets....
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Jun 25, 2015

Low-power LTE 4G modem targets IoT, uses MIPS architecture

By Julien Happich Altair Semiconductor has designed a new family of MIPS-based chips to provide 4G connectivity to wearables and other IoT devices at minimal power consumption. The company has optimised the FourGee modems for...
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Jun 22, 2015

The Awesome Potential of Geofencing for M2M

By- Eran Eshed All of you parents out there, I want you to close your eyes and imagine the following scenario. Your teenage son or daughter is getting ready to go out for the evening...
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Jun 22, 2015

4G LTE to be an Essential Part of India’s Smart City Project

By Eran Eshed- According to the United Nations, 54 percent of the global population lives in urban areas. This reality is not temporary. Urban dwellers are expected to total 66 percent of the world population...
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Jun 10, 2015

LTE: The next frontier for the connected car

Connected Car Tech By Eran Eshed (c)iStock.com/Gutzenberg In an essay nearly 20 years ago, Bill Gates famously declared that “content is king”. Since that essay was published, if you had a nickel for every time...
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Jun 08, 2015

The Wait Is Over: Altair Brings Affordable, Low Power, Robust LTE Connectivity to IoT

IOT Evolution By Paula Bernier It has been clear for some time that a low-cost, high-performance connectivity option for the Internet of Things is on the horizon. According to Altair Semiconductor, that time is now....
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Apr 03, 2015

LTE for the IoT: Interview with Eran Eshad, Altair Semiconductor

By Anne Fisher, Managing Editor A tough nut to crack has been an apt description of achieving low-power and standards-based long range IoT/M2M technology, but LTE chipsets may be just the tool to crack the...
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Nov 19, 2014

SanDisk Invests in LTE-Only Altair

By Peter Clark Flash storage company SanDisk Corp. (Milpitas, Calif.) has announced that it has invested in Altair Semiconductor Ltd., a privately held developer of LTE-only chipsets founded in 2005. The investment was described as...
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Jan 22, 2015

Altair Semiconductor Addresses IoT with LTE-Specific Solutions

By Paula Bernier Altair Semiconductor, a chipset company that’s been in business for a decade, offers LTE-only chipsets. This year the company aims to disrupt the M2M/IoT space with the introduction of an optimized LTE-only...
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Mar 01, 2015

MWC 2015: Chip vendors gear up to boost mobile user experience

By Telecom Lead Staff Mobile World Congress (MWC 2015) is getting ready to see the live action from chip majors such as Qualcomm, Broadcom, Intel, MediaTek, Altair Semiconductor, etc. The following are the latest announcements...
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Mar 02, 2015

Imagination and Altair Detail Growing Market for LTE Chips with Embedded MIPS-based CPU’s

By Tom Dawson Mobile World Congress might be a show that’s dominated by consumer products like Samsung’s and HTC’s smartphones launches, but it’s also a trade show. One where new technologies are demonstrated and shown...
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Apr 20, 2015

Taking the IIoT Beyond WiFi: Consider 4G LTE

By Alan Earls Will 4G be the future of the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT)? Well, probably at least in part. There are plenty of “things” that aren’t located in places that are easy to...
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May 12, 2015

LTE AT&T gives LTE-only a boost

By  Martha Degrasse Chip news from Altair, Broadcom and MediaTek AT&T gives LTE-only a boost Israel’s Altair Semiconductor said today that its FourGee-3800/6300 chipset has completed AT&T’s ADAPT chipset validation. Altair makes LTE-only chipsets, which...
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May 06, 2015

Three key ways that wearables can change lives

By Eran Eshed (Image Credit: iStockPhoto/Yuri_Arcurs) Wearabletech-Unless you spent the past month underneath a rock, you have probably heard enough buzz surrounding the Apple Watch’s unveiling to last a lifetime. Apple’s foray into the smart...
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May 14, 2015

Altair Semiconductor Completes AT&T ADAPT Chipset Validation

By Casey Houser Mobility Tech Zone-Validation of a tech product is essential to the growth of a product. When it comes to the proliferation of 4G LTE mobile technologies, the validation of chipsets becomes an...
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May 21, 2015

LTE for IoT

By M&E Tech Staff M&E TECH-May 21, 2015, Imagination Summit, Santa Clara, CA—Eran Eshed from Altair presented talking points about cellular infrastructure for the IoT. The greatest challenges are in overcoming the perceptions that LTE...
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Jun 03, 2015

The smart medical home can lower healthcare costs

By Eran Eshed On top of the potentially massive economic benefits these new-age homes may provide, they will also help at-risk individuals avoid medical scares. Rising healthcare costs are a concern in many areas of...
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Feb 25, 2015

Altair Semiconductor says will bring 4G network to small devices

By Ari Rabinovitch * Company considering an IPO on Nasdaq * New chipset to impact sales at start of 2016 * Company has raised more than $150 million JERUSALEM, Feb 25 (Reuters) - Altair Semiconductor...
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Feb 25, 2015

New Altair Chipsets Can Expedite LTE’s Application for IoT

By Paula Bernier Altair Semiconductor today officially unveiled new CAT-0 and CAT-1 LTE-only chipsets, which the vendor says will enable carriers to use LTE in Internet of Things deployments two years earlier than they originally...
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Feb 25, 2015

LTE IoT Specs Anticipated in Chips

By Jessica Lipsky Altair aims to get jump on 4G MTC standard OAKLAND, Calif. -- Altair Semiconductor hopes to drive the machine-to-machine (M2M) market toward 4G LTE with two chip sets coming out ahead of...
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Jan 08, 2015

The Peggy Smedley Show: Episode 364 -The Future of LTE

The Peggy Smedley Show Episode #364 The Evolution of Automated Cars Andrew Whydell, director of product planning and global electronics, TRW, discusses the explosion of interest in automated driving in the automotive industry and the...
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Dec 08, 2014

SanDisk Invests in IoT Ecosystem

Connected World Magazine Following mergers, acquisitions, and investments in the M2M and IoT (Internet of Things) space can be more than interesting—it can be telling. A new strategic investment can suggest a trend in the...
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Nov 19, 2014

SanDisk invests in Altair Semiconductor

telecompaper SanDisk has acquired a stake in Altair Semiconductor, a developer of LTE chipsets. SanDisk's investment through SanDisk Ventures will help the company further develop the integration of flash storage in LTE devices, supporting the 'Internet...
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Nov 19, 2014

FirstNews Briefs: SanDisk, Telefónica, MobiTV, Johnson Health Tech, C Spire

Wireless Week SanDisk Corporation today announced that the company’s venture arm, SanDisk Ventures, has invested in Altair Semiconductor, a developer of single-mode LTE chipsets. Altair’s products bring 4G LTE Internet connectivity to tablets, netbooks, USB...
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Nov 19, 2014

SanDisk Expands its Commitment to the ‘Connected Device’ Market with a Strategic Investment in Altair Semiconductor

SanDisk Ventures Invests in the Leading Developer of High-Performance, Single-Mode LTE Chipsets MILPITAS, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--SanDisk Corporation (NASDAQ:SNDK), a global leader in flash storage solutions, today announced that the company’s venture arm, SanDisk Ventures, has invested...
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Nov 19, 2014

Forget Black Friday, this LTE-enabled Asus Chromebook is available for $200 right now

Digital Trends By Adrian Diaconescu Before it sets out to break laptop affordability records with rumored $150 Chromebooks, Asus is granting you the ability to get LTE connectivity on the cheap. With little to no...
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Nov 17, 2014

Asus begins selling its first LTE Chromebook for $200 on a two-year Verizon contract

9to5 Google by Jordan Kahn It’s not the first LTE Chromebook, but it’s the first from Asus to offer cellular connectivity with sales of the device quietly kicking off at Best Buy and other retailers...
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Oct 07, 2014

Five Tips for selecting an LTE chipset partner

Electronics Weekly by Eran Eshed LTE is quickly becoming the global standard for next-generation wireless networks. The GSA reported that 260 operators had commercially launched LTE services in 95 countries in 2013, and forecasted that...
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Oct 20, 2014

Connected cars and LTE: Where are they heading?

Telecom Lead The connected car ecosystem is quickly expanding and everyone wants a piece of the action. From usage-based insurance, to built-in infotainment systems, the applications and potential value-added services in the connected car market...
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Sep 25, 2014

LTE Makes Smart Metering Even Smarter

POWERGRID INTERNATIONAL by Eran Eshed, In a world where everything is becoming smart, from smartphones and smart watches to smart homes and smart cities, having metering systems that require on-site readings by technicians is passé...
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Aug 26, 2014

Altair: LTE the Right Choice for M2M & IOT

TMCnet by Rich Tehrani Some of my early conversations about the M2M and IoT space with carriers had them explaining to me how they love these growing markets because they allow their legacy networks to...
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Aug 19, 2014

Don’t count out cellular. It could still win with the internet of things

The Internet of Things Show - Gigaom By Stacey Higginbotham The industrial internet will use cellular. For real! That’s the take from this week’s podcast guest, who joins us after Kevin Tofel and I digest the...
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Jul 29, 2014

LTE in M2M? Why Single-Mode LTE Answers the Call

Telecom Engine By Eran Eshed, Altair Semiconductor The Internet of Things (IoT) is a growing and exciting ecosystem comprised of an array of different technologies. Currently, IoT networks are heterogeneous, with short-range, mid-range, and long-range...
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Jul 15, 2014

Japan’s LTE and IoT opportunities

Telecom Asia by Eran Eshed Japan has been synonymous with innovation for decades. Some would say technological leadership is in the Japanese DNA. The Japanese have led the way in cellular technology too: The first...
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Jul 14, 2014

Low cost LTE could boost operators’ IoT play

Mobile World Live By Steve Costello NEW BLOG: A quick look back at Mobile World Livecontent from this year shows a growing interest in the Internet of Things (IoT), the sexed-up sibling of M2M that will...
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Jul 07, 2014

3.5 GHz: Debate continues on spectrum sharing, band plan and unlicensed use

Fierce Wireless Tech By Tammy Parker   Comments and presentations are rolling in to the FCC regarding its plan to use spectrum-sharing techniques to open up the 3.5 GHz band for wireless broadband use. The...
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Jul 07, 2014

12 Startups in Israel You Should Know About

Business2Community By BusinessVibes Israel is home to over 4,000 startups and is often referred to as the Silicon Valley of the Middle East. Here is 12 reasons why: Altair Semiconductor The world is transitioning from...
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Jun 29, 2014

Russia’s Yota Devices in talks with Rel Jio, Bharti Airtel & Aircel to provide WiFi dongles and routers

Wireless Federation Yota Devices, a Russian vendor of products which support 4G LTE, is betting big on the Indian market and is in talks with operators including Reliance Jio Infocomm, Bharti Airtel and Aircel to...
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Jun 17, 2014

Elija TF9300 3.5GHz LTE Tablet

ecoustics Altair Semiconductor and First International Computer, Inc. (FIC) announced the world’s first 3.5GHz LTE-enabled tablet — the Elija TF9300 9.7-inch Android tablet. The device connects to LTE networks using Altair’s newest single-mode LTE chipset, FourGee-3800/6300, which supports...
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Jun 15, 2014

The 20 Hottest Startups From Israel In 2014

Business Insider By Julie Bort Altair Semiconductor: $124 million raised Altair Semiconductor Altair Semiconductor makes chips that connect mobile devices to 4G data networks. Because Altair's chips don't support 3G at all, only 4G, it...
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Jun 10, 2014

Altair Semiconductor raises another $25M in its quest to make dirt cheap LTE chips

VentureBeat Investors are betting even more money on LTE-only chips. Israeli LTE chip firm Altair Semiconductor has raised a fresh $25 million, led by new investor Jerusalem Global Ventures, the company told VentureBeat. The round, which closed in...
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May 21, 2014

Altair Aims to Lower Cost of LTE Solutions: Eshed

Bloomberg TV   May 21 (Bloomberg) -- Eran Eshed, co-founder of Altair, discusses the company's 4G LTE chipsets with Elliott Gotkine on Bloomberg Television's "Bottom Line." (Source: Bloomberg)  
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May 07, 2014

Does M2M Need LTE?

Light Reading By Dan Jones, Mobile Editor, Light Reading LTE-focused chip designer Altair Semiconductor is betting that a 4G-only modem is a big part of the future of machine-to-machine (M2M) communications. M2M sensors, RFID badges, and...
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Apr 13, 2014

HP Chromebook 11 LTE Review and Ratings

Computer Shopper When we tested it in October 2013, we called the original HP Chromebook 11 our favorite Chromebook, praising its fit and finish and impressive IPS screen—but noting that, like other Chromebooks, it was...
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Apr 05, 2014

Encore’s Routers Certified for Use on Verizon’s 4G LTE Network

TMCnet Encore Networks, a leader in M2M solutions for fixed and wireless communications, announced that Encore's EN-4000™ family of routers has been certified for use on the Verizon Wireless 4G LTE network. By utilizing the...
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Mar 31, 2014

5 Questions to Ask an LTE Chip Maker

Wireless Design and Development By Eran Eshed, Co-Founder and VP Marketing and Business Development at Altair Semiconductor One of the components of your future device is a cellular chip. There are many chip providers from which...
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Apr 02, 2014

Chip news from Sequans, Renesas, Intel and Texas Instruments

RCR Wireless Martha Degrasse Sequans wins contracts for LTE-only modems LTE-only modems are gaining traction on both sides of the Pacific, with China Telecom announcing today that its upcoming LTE launch will include devices powered...
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Mar 07, 2014

HP Chromebook 11 (Verizon LTE) Review

PC Magazine By Brian Westover  When we first saw the HP Chromebook 11 ($279.00 at HP.com) late last year, there was plenty to love, from the sleek, well-built design to the gorgeous In-Plane Switching (IPS) display. It put...
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Feb 26, 2014

MWC 2014: Altair to supply LTE chip to BEC Technologies

Telecom Lead By: editor@telecomlead.com At the Mobile World Congress (MWC 2014), Altair Semiconductor said it will supply single-mode LTE chipsets to BEC Technologies for installing in routers, gateways, industrial M2M and public safety wireless devices. Altair’s technology enables...
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Feb 27, 2014

Altair is Now BEC’s Primary LTE Chipset Provider

Machine to Machine Technology News By Meenakshi Shankar, Contributor Edited by Rachel Ramsey Altair Semiconductor, a company specializing in single-mode LTE solutions, is partnering with BEC Technologies, the North American subsidiary of Billion Electric Co....
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Feb 21, 2014

Altair starts new single mode LTE-A baseband processor

GTI The single-mode LTE chipset developer Altair Semiconductor has announced the availability of its newest LTE-Advanced baseband processor -- FourGee-3802, Telecompaper reports. The new chip is 3GPP-Release 10 compliant and is based on Altair's patented...
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Feb 22, 2014

Baseband-процессор Altair FourGee-3802 с поддержкой агрегации несущих 20+20 МГц имеет пропускную способность 300 Мбит/с (LTE-Advanced Category 6)

IXBT (Russia) Компания Altair Semiconductor объявила о доступности однорежимного baseband-процессора LTE-Advanced, получившего обозначение FourGee-3802. Микросхема, соответствующая требованиям спецификаций 3GPP Release 10, построена на запатентованной Altair архитектуре Software Defined Radio (SDR) и программным путем может быть...
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Feb 26, 2014

Meaghan’s Minute: LTE Broadband Internet Access

Wireless Design & Development By Eric Sorensen, Coordinator of Multimedia Development Today on Meaghan's Minute, brought to you by API technologies, coming straight from the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Altair Semiconductor and WNC have launched a...
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Mar 03, 2014

WNC Launches 3.5GHz LTE-only Router Powered by Altair Semiconductor

Next Generation Communications (by TMCnet) By Michael Guta Telecommunications companies have been bidding billions of dollars in the past several years to acquire the right spectrum in order to deliver their services more efficiently. The...
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Feb 22, 2014

Altair launches LTE-Advanced single mode LTE chipset

ETTelecom.com (The Economic Times) NEW DELHI: Altair Semiconductor, the developer of high-performance, single-mode LTE chipsets, announced the availability of its newest LTE-Advanced baseband processor, the FourGee-3802. The new chip is compliant with 3GPP Release 10...
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Feb 27, 2014

Altair Touts Single Mode LTE Success, Will Focus on IoT

TMCnet By Rich Tehrani Single mode LTE is has gone from evangelism mode to commercial shipments according to Altair Semiconductor as they showed me the new Verizon seven-inch Android Ellipsis Tablet which retails for $249 with no...
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Feb 23, 2014

Altair launches newest single mode LTE-A baseband processor

telecompaper Developer of single-mode LTE chipsets, Altair Semiconductor has announced the availability of its newest LTE-Advanced baseband processor, the FourGee-3802. The new chip is compliant with 3GPP Release 10 specifications, is based on Altair's patented...
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Feb 23, 2014

Altair Rolls LTE-Advanced Chip

EE Times  By: Zewde Yeraswork Altair Semiconductor announced an LTE-Advanced baseband processor in the run up to this month's Mobile World Congress show in Barcelona. The Four Gee 3802 is the Israeli company's third LTE...
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Feb 20, 2014

Altair adds single-mode LTE-Advanced processor

Telecom Lead By Telecom Lead Altair Semiconductor today announced its single-mode LTE-Advanced processor called the FourGee-3802. The telecom chip company said the new chip is compliant with 3GPP Release 10 specifications, and based on Altair’s...
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Jan 25, 2014

H-P Chromebook Points to Trends in Chips, Patents

The Wall Street Journal By Don Clark A visit to Best Buy sometimes brings insights about where manufacturers are placing their bets. One example is a Hewlett-Packard Chromebook that recently appeared in the store’s computer...
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Jan 19, 2014

Google puts fast Israeli 4G Chips in its newest notebook

Times of Israel By: David Shamah Altair Semiconductor, a small Israeli start-up, is ahead of Qualcomm in the race for the next big thing in cellular data communications An Israeli start-up is giving telecom giant...
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Jan 19, 2014

Curved displays for TVs, cellphones next big thing

CIOL By: Will Strauss Other LTE modem tidbits Altair has announced that its FourGee-3100/6202 chipset has been selected to connect the new HP Chromebook 11.6" LTE as the first affordable Chromebook with 4G LTE connectivity,...
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Jan 19, 2014

HP Chromebook 11 with Verizon LTE now available for $379

Tech Spot  By: Himanshu Arora  HP's Chromebook 11 with built-in 4G LTE functionality is now available at Best Buy stores for $379. This is $100 more than the WiFi-only model, which is priced at $279. The 4G-capable...
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Jan 19, 2014

HP’s Chromebook 11 gets data access on the go with 4G LTE support via Verizon

Tech Shout  By: Demetrius Crasto HP’s Chromebook 11 got off to a good start despite the charger overheating issues. And now, the company has now added a new option which allows you to access the...
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Jan 19, 2014

HP Chromebook 11 Shows Up At Best Buy

Empowered News The HP Chromebook 11 with LTE is already available on Best Buy at a price tag of $379. Although the price tag is $100 higher than the Wi-Fi model of the device, a...
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Jan 19, 2014

HP, Google Launch Chromebook with LTE

Tom's Hardware By: Kevin Parrish Finally, there's a Chomebook that can connect anywhere. Altair Semiconductor announced on Wednesday that its FourGee-3100/6202 chipset was selected to connect the new 11.6-inch HP Chromebook to the Verizon 4G...
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Jan 19, 2014

HP, Google select Altair chip for LTE-only Chromebook

DigiTimes By: Jessie Shen Altair Semiconductor, an Israel-based developer of 4G/LTE chip solutions, has announced that its FourGee-3100/6202 chipset will connect the new HP Chromebook to the Verizon Wireless LTE network. The ultra-portable device, developed...
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Jan 19, 2014

HP, Google Select Altair Chip For LTE-Only Chromebook

CDR Info The new Hewlett Packard Chromebook will be equipped with LTE chips manufactured by Altair Semiconductor, the Israel-based company said today. Altair's FourGee-3100/6202 chipset was selected to connect the new HP Chromebook 11.6" LTE...
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Jan 19, 2014

HP’s LTE Chromebook 11 to skip on 3G hardware, says chip supplier Altair

9 to 5 Google By: Ben Lovejoy Update: Best Buy is already listing the new model online for $379 (via Liliputing). Reuters is reporting a claim by Israel’s Altair Semiconductor that HP will be launching a LTE-only Chromebook 11, with...
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Jan 19, 2014

HP New Chromebook with Verizon LTE Incoming [Reuters]

Softpedia By: Alexandra Arici This year will certainly prove to be a full year for Chromebooks. Toshiba has just announced its very first offering at CES 2014 and Dell has joined the party not so long ago. ...
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Jan 19, 2014

HP Chromebook 11 with 4G LTE pops up at Best Buy

ComputerWorld By: Jared Newman Google's lineup of low-end Chromebooks no longer lacks a 4G LTE option. Best Buy is now selling a 4G LTE version of the HP Chromebook 11, with coverage from Verizon Wireless, in select...
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Jan 19, 2014

HP Chromebook 11 with Verizon 4G LTE Arrives for $379

Gotta Be Mobile  By: Cory Gunther The Chromebook is gaining steam as an excellent replacement for that expensive desktop PC or Macbook Pro laptop, and with good reason. After being one of the best-selling devices this past holiday season,...
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Jan 19, 2014

HP, Google To Debut Chromebook 11 With LTE

Hot Hardware By: Seth Colaner HP and Google are set to debut an LTE version of the HP Chromebook 11, but the announcement came from neither company; instead, it’s from Altair, the company that’s making the actual LTE chip for the...
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Jan 19, 2014

HP Chromebook 11 Gains LTE Connectivity on Verizon, Can be Yours for $379

Android Headlines  BY: Syed Sofian Rabbani The original HP Chromebook 11 has definitely turned out to be a fantastic device which showcases Google’s Chrome OS. The device boasts of a great display, compact size and the capability...
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Jan 19, 2014

HP Chromebook 11 Gains LTE Connectivity on Verizon, Can be Yours for $379

Periscope Post By: Ana Sayfa HP Chromebook 11 Gains LTE Connectivity on Verizon, Can be Yours for $379 The original HP Chromebook 11 has definitely turned out to be a fantastic device which showcases Google’s...
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Jan 19, 2014

HP, Google tap Altair Semiconductor for LTE-only Chromebook

telecompaper Developer of single-mode LTE chipsets, Altair Semiconductor has announced that its FourGee-3100/6202 chipset was selected to connect the new HP Chromebook 11.6-inch LTE to the Verizon Wireless LTE network. The new device is available...
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Jan 19, 2014

HP Chromebook 11 with LTE Arrives at Best Buy, Altair’s LTE Modem Inside

Anand Tech By: Brian Klug We reviewed HP's Chromebook 11 a while back in the WiFi-only variety and found it to be an interesting value play for Chromebooks, even though the Exynos 5250 left a bit to...
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Jan 15, 2014

HP’s Chromebook 11 is now available with LTE

CNET By: Brooke Crothers Hewlett-Packard's Chromebook 11 with LTE appears at Best Buy -- and is still pretty cheap at $379. Hewlett-Packard's Chromebook 11 is now available with LTE -- and can be purchased at...
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Jan 15, 2014

HP Chromebook 11 with 4G LTE pops up at Best Buy

PC World By: Jared Newman Google’s lineup of low-end Chromebooks no longer lacks a 4G LTE option. Best Buy is now selling a 4G LTE version of the HP Chromebook 11, with coverage from Verizon Wireless, in...
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Jan 15, 2014

HP Chromebook 11 LTE slips out with Verizon 4G

Slash Gear By: Chris Davies HP's Chromebook 11 has quietly landed on Verizon's LTE network, with the 4G-enabled laptop going on sale at a $100 premium over its WiFi-only sibling. The Chromebook 11 LTE, spotted...
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Jan 15, 2014

HP makes affordable LTE Chromebook using Altair chip

Hexus By: Mark Tyson A Chromebook made by Hewlett Packard and sporting an Atair 4G/LTE chip is now available in retail in the US. This is the first affordable LTE Chromebook made available to the market so...
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Jan 15, 2014

VERIZON LTE-POWERED HP CHROMEBOOK 11 REVEALED, RETAILS FOR $379

Digital Trends By: Konrad Krawczyk The HP Chromebook 11 has had an interesting ride through life since being released back in October. First, sales were initially halted after multiple users reported problems with the charger, which, in some cases, was...
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Jan 15, 2014

Verizon Wireless bypasses 3G with LTE Chromebook

RCR Wireless  By: Martha DeGrasse Verizon Wireless is set to add another LTE/Wi-Fi tablet to its portfolio, the newest Hewlett-Packard Chromebook. The tablets are often called LTE-only because they do not include 3G connectivity. Altair...
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Jan 15, 2014

HP Chromebook 11 LTE now arriving with select retailers

Android Community By: Robert Nelson Earlier this morning we learned how the HP Chromebook 11 LTE connectivitywould be coming by way of a chip from Altair Semiconductor. While HP has yet to offer any sort of press release...
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Jan 15, 2014

LTE Powered HP Chromebook 11 Launches For $379

Geeky Gadgets By: Roland Hutchinson The HP Chromebook 11 has been available for a while now, and now HP and Altair have announced a new LTE powered version of the HP Chromebook 11 which will retail for...
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Jan 15, 2014

Altair chip to power HP’s LTE-only Chromebook

Muktware By: Monika Bhati Israel’s Altair Semiconductor has announced that its FourGee-3100/6202 chipset will connect the new HP Chromebook to Verizon Wireless’ 4G LTE network. It is claimed to be the only LTE (long-term evolution)-only Chromebook available....
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Jan 15, 2014

Altair Supplying Single-Mode LTE Chip for HP’s New Chromebook

Wireless Week By: Andrew Berg Israel-based Altair Semiconductor will provide single-mode LTE chips for HP's Google Chromebooks. According to a press release, Altair's FourGee-3100/6202 chipset was selected to connect the new HP Chromebook 11.6” LTE...
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Jan 15, 2014

HP Chromebook 11 LTE connectivity coming from Altair Semiconductor

Android Community  By: Robert Nelson The HP Chromebook 11 has been returning to an available status following the charger recall. The Chrome-running notebook has come available direct from HP as well as with Amazon and from the...
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Jan 15, 2014

HP Chromebook 11 with LTE now available for $379

Liliputing By: Brad Linder The HP Chromebook 11 is a small notebook with a Samsung Exynos 5250 processor, a bright display, and a $279 price tag. But now you can also pick up a model with built-in...
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Jan 15, 2014

HP Chromebook 11 with LTE spotted with $379 price (possible $50 rebate too)

Gigaom By: Kevin C. Tofel Earlier this morning, I noted that Altair announced its chip would power the HP Chromebook 11 LTE model on Verizon’s network. I figured the updated model would be available soon, but I...
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Jan 15, 2014

HP Chromebook 11 with LTE: No 3G fallback to keep costs down

Gigaom By Kevin C. Tofel While the HP Chromebook 11 debuted as a Wi-Fi only model, the product page has long said that LTE would be an option. A chip from Altair Semiconductor will add mobile...
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Jan 15, 2014

Altair and HP launch Verizon LTE-powered Chromebook 11 for $379

ZDNET By Matthew Miller Summary: The Chromebook 11 is a fantastic Chrome-OS device thanks to its great display, compact size, and ability to charge via microUSB. You can now purchase one with an integrated LTE...
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Jan 15, 2014

HP, Google select Altair’s chip for LTE-only Chromebook

Reuters By Tova Cohen Israel's Altair Semiconductor, a developer of chips for fourth- generation (4G) mobile technology known as LTE, said its chips will connect the new Hewlett Packard Chromebook to Verizon Wireless' LTE network....
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Jan 11, 2014

A Look At Altair’s Single Mode LTE Modem in the Ellipsis 7

AnandTech By Brian Klug I met with a number of LTE baseband makers at CES 2014, the first of which was Altair Semiconductor, who recently scored an interesting design win with Verizon's first directly-branded tablet,...
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Jan 08, 2014

Altair and Ecrio team up

Electronics Weekly.com Altair Semiconductor which makes single-mode LTE chipsets, and Ecrio, the 4G LTE real time mobile client software provider are to combine forces on a chip-set for VoLTE. VoLTE enables carriers to migrate voice...
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Jan 08, 2014

Altair in pact with Ecrio for VoLTE

Telecom Lead By Editor@telecomlead.com LTE chip vendor Altair Semiconductor and Ecrio, a provider of 4G LTE real time communications client software, announced partnership to provide integrated solution bringing together Altair’s LTE chipset and Ecrio’s FlexIMS based Voice over...
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Dec 06, 2013

Israeli firm’s 4G chips find a home in Verizon tablet – Times of Israel

Altair Semiconductor's LTE chip is bringing down prices for advanced tablets - in line with company strategy, says co-founder Eran Eshed Times of Israel By David Shamah US mobile service provider Verizon has chosen Israeli mobile...
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Dec 16, 2013

Smartwatches Are About to Become Much Smarter

Dick Tracey introduced the first wireless phone-watch back in 1946. By the time the comic strip detective hit the silver screen in 1964, his watch, by then quite iconic, even boasted video call capabilities. True, Tracey's watch...
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Dec 01, 2013

When Will LTE Be a ‘No-Brainer’ for Tablet Shoppers? – Wireless Week

Wireless Week By Andrew Berg When consumers are tablet shopping this holiday season, they'll likely still notice a significant price difference between the LTE-capable models and those with Wi-Fi only; Apple charges a $130 premium...
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Dec 01, 2013

LTE Tablet Holiday Face-Off

The price gap between cellular and Wi-Fi-only tablets stands prohibitive to most folks scooping up a slate with an LTE chip. But with Verizon rolling out its $5 daily tablet data plans, the LTE airwaves...
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Nov 18, 2013

The Era of LTE-Only Tablets Begins With …

By Sascha Segan PC Magazine Verizon's Ellipsis tablet is the vanguard of a new era. It's the first LTE-only device we've seen in the U.S., and there are plenty more to come. That's because LTE-only tablets are going to...
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Nov 18, 2013

Why Verizon’s Ellipsis could be the first in a new wave of cheap 4G tablets

If you’re in the market for a connected tablet and you haven’t taken investigated Verizon’s new Ellipsis 7, the slate is definitely worth a look if only for its price tag: $250 without contract. While there...
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Aug 30, 2012

Verizon Wireless certifies Altair chipset directly – RCR Wireless

RCR Wireless August 30, 2012 By Martha DeGrasse Altair Semiconductor says Verizon Wireless has certified its 4G LTE chipset directly, instead of certifying individual devices that use the chip. “This is a strategic milestone,” says...
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Oct 30, 2012

Interview with Chee Kwan of Altair at LTE Asia 2012 – bnetTV

bnetTV October 30, 2012 (Click image to view video interview) bnetTV speaks with Chee Kwan from Altair at the 2012 LTE Asia show held in Singapore and gets a overview of the company and their...
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Dec 13, 2012

Interview with Eran Eshed of Altair at LTE North America 2012 – RCR Wireless

RCR Wireless December 13, 2012 Recently, Verizon certified Altair's single mode, LTE silicon solution platform. This is the first time Verizon has approved an LTE only chip set. For data applications, Altair's co-founder believes that...
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Nov 20, 2012

Altair makes the case for the single-mode LTE market – Maravedis Rethink

Maravedis Rethink November 20, 2012 By Caroline Gabriel The essence of being a successful small challenger in the chip industry is to identify trends before they happen and take a position, rather than like spotting...
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Dec 20, 2012

SK Telecom CTO dishes on small cells, LTE-Advanced and RCS – FierceBroadbandWireless

FierceBroadbandWireless December 20, 2012 On the Hot Seat with Byun Jae-woan, CTO and head of the technology at SK Telecom. SK Telecom has long prided itself on introducing cutting-edge technologies. The operator's LTE network already covers...
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Jan 10, 2013

Altair’s LTE Chipsets are Certified by Verizon (Interview) – Geek News Central

Geek News Central January 10, 2013 (Click image to view video interview) Altair Semiconductor is a start up company that is based in Israel, near Tel Aviv. The company has been around for seven years,...
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Aug 22, 2012

Lantiq Enables VoLTE for Broadband Wireless Gateways – BetaNews

BetaNews August 22, 2012 Lantiq, a leading supplier of broadband access and home networking technologies, today announced two collaborations with leading providers of client software that enables rich, native communications services for 4G LTE clients. ...
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Aug 28, 2012

Verizon certifies its first chip vendor because M2M will rock the world – GigaOm

GigaOm August 28, 2012 By Stacey Higginbotham Verizon must believe in the Internet of Things because it has pre-certified LTE chips from Altair Semiconductor. The action means that companies can build sensors and devices containing...
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Aug 29, 2012

Verizon’s certification of Altair chipset opens doors for M2M OEMs – Fierce Broadband Wireless

Fierce Broadband Wireless August 29, 2012 By Tammy Parker Verizon Wireless' (NYSE:VZ) certification of Altair Semiconductor's FourGee-3100/6202 chipset is a major step toward expanding the number of machine-to-machine (M2M) devices and other products available for...
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Aug 29, 2012

Verizon pre-certifies Altair LTE chip – EE Times

EETimes August 29, 2012 By Carolyn Mathas Verizon Wireless pre-certified Altair Semiconductor’s FourGee 3100/6202 LTE chipset to run over Verizon’s 4G LTE network, representing the first time that Verizon certified an LTE chip vs. a...
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Sep 19, 2012

SK Telecom, Ericsson and Altair develop LTE TD-FDD handover – Mobile Europe

Mobile Europe September 19, 2012 SK Telecom has announced that it has developed technology to allow handover between TD and FDD LTE duplexes within a single device — leading the way to dual-mode LTE devices...
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Sep 24, 2012

The LTE iPhone experience: What to expect with iPhone 5 – ComputerWorld NZ

ComputerWorld NZ September 24, 2012 By John Cox You have it in the iPhone 5: the first LTE iPhone from Apple. Now what? It depends. LTE coverage To use LTE, you need a 4G LTE...
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Apr 08, 2013

Interview: Eran Eshed, Co-Founder, Altair Semiconductor – MicroWaves & RF

MicroWaves & RF April 8, 2013 By Nancy Friedrich NF: Long Term Evolution (LTE) is becoming the dominant cellular-communications technology being used by devices in the US. Obviously, the industry has gotten over the initial...
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May 21, 2013

CTIA: Verizon Pushes for Single-Mode LTE – Light Reading Mobile

Light Reading Mobile May 21, 2013 By Sarah Reedy Verizon Wireless has promised single-mode LTE devices in 2014, and 4G LTE-only smartphones may be included in the line-up by the end of the year. Verizon CFO...
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Jun 24, 2013

Altair attacks Qualcomm, Wi-Fi with low-cost LTE – EE Times

EE Times June 24, 2013 By Rick Merritt SAN JOSE, Calif. – Altair Semiconductor aims to drive LTE this year down into the penny-pinching budget of Wi-Fi for mobile devices and the Internet of Things....
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Jun 28, 2013

Altair’s Goal: Slash LTE Chip Prices – IT Business Edge

IT Business Edge June 28, 2013 By Carl Weinschenk It’s Friday, which always is good news. Here is a dig into the meaning of noteworthy news and commentary from the week ending today. Trouble for...
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Jul 01, 2013

Altair Raises $25 Million for Its LTE-Only Chipset Business – eWeek

eWeek By Jeffrey Burt The company looks to drive down the cost of mobile computing by creating 4G LTE-only chipsets for mobile devices, networking gear and other products. Officials with startup Altair Semiconductor are betting...
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Jul 01, 2013

Israel’s Altair gets another $25M to build its LTE superchips – GigaOm

GigaOm July 1, 2013 By Kevin Fitchard Israel’s homegrown LTE device chipmaker Altair semiconductor has raised another $25 million from its existing investors Bessemer Venture Partners, BRM Group, Giza Venture Capital, Jerusalem Venture Partners and Pacific...
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Jul 01, 2013

Altair Raises $25M for Single-Mode LTE – Light Reading Mobile

Light Reading Mobile July 1, 2013 By Sarah Reedy Single-mode LTE chipset maker Altair Semicondutor has raised US$25 million in funding that it plans to use to support high-volume product deployments from its largest customers. The funding,...
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Jul 01, 2013

Altair Semiconductor raises $25 million in venture capital – The Economic Times

The Economic Times July 1, 2013 TEL AVIV: Altair Semiconductor, a developer of chips for fourth generation (4G) mobile technology known as LTE, raised $25 million from venture capital funds to strengthen its market position and support product...
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Jul 01, 2013

Altair Lands $25M for High-Speed Connected Devices – Dow Jones Venturewire

Dow Jones Venturewire By Scott Denne Altair Semiconductor has raised $25 million in new funding to carve out its place in high-speed mobile networking before its bigger competitor, Qualcomm Inc., has a chance to act. The new funding...
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Jul 01, 2013

Altair Semiconductor raised $25M for cheap, efficient LTE chipsets – VentureBeat

VentureBeat July 1, 2013 Devindra Hardawar It won’t be too long until 4G LTE networks are just as ubiquitous as 3G, and at that point devices won’t even need 3G. That’s a future Israel-based Altair Semiconductor is...
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Sep 24, 2013

Altair: A ‘paradigm shift’ in LTE – RCR Wireless

RCR Wireless September 24, 2013 Kelly Hill The coverage of LTE networks is becoming ubiquitous enough that the market for single-mode LTE chipsets is growing, according to Altair Semiconductor. Eran Eshed, co-founder and vice president...
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Jul 01, 2013

Israeli Startup’s Formula for Breaking Into Mobile: Forget the IPhone – Bloomberg

Bloomberg July 1, 2013 By Ian King An Israeli startup thinks it can do a better job than Intel, Broadcom and other chipmakers hundreds of times its size at loosening Qualcomm's stranglehold over wireless-data chips....
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Feb 20, 2013

The “LTE-Advanced” silicon keeps coming: Altair has a new super-chip – GigaOm

GigaOm February 20, 2013 By Kevin Fitchard Altair Semiconductor is the latest silicon company to lay claim to an LTE-Advanced chip. In preparation for Mobile World Congress next week in Barcelona, the Israeli vendor on...
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Jan 14, 2013

Franklin Wireless Picks Altair’s Verizon Wireless Certified Chipset – TMCnet

TMCnet January 14, 2013 By Jyothi Shanbhag Franklin Wireless has recently selected Altair Semiconductor’s FourGee LTE chipset to support its line of single mode LTE-enabled products for the U.S. market. OC Kim, president of Franklin Wireless, said that Altair's LTE solution...
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Jan 14, 2013

4G LTE network enables LTE multiservice gateway – EDN Asia

EDN Asia January 14, 2013 Altair Semiconductor, Ecrio Inc. and Lantiq have teamed up and demonstrated a 4G LTE IP Multimedia Subsystem (IMS) powered LTE Multiservice Gateway product, including Voice over LTE (IMS/VoLTE) functionality. According to the firms, the...
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Jul 01, 2013

Altair Semiconductor Raises $25 Million – All Things D

All Things D July 1, 2013 By Mike Isaac LTE chipset developer Altair Semiconductor announced Monday it raised a $25 million round of financing from existing investors Bessemer Venture Partners, BRM, Giza Venture Capital, JVP...
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Feb 25, 2013

Marvell and Altair show off LTE device chips – Rethink Wireless

Rethink Wireless February 21, 2013 By Caroline Gabriel The LTE handset chips will be coming thick and fast at Mobile World Congress, and among the firms previewing their latest offerings this week were Marvell and...
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Mar 05, 2013

2013 Mobile World Congress: Moving On – Microwave Journal

Microwave Journal March 5, 2013 Just as mobile networks are reaching their capacity so too did the Fira de Barcelona Conference and Exhibition Centre, which had played host to the Mobile World Congress since 2006, prompting a...
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Feb 28, 2013

Altair Looks To Ramp Up India Biz – Light Reading India

Light Reading India February 28, 2013 By Gagandeep Kaur Being an LTE-focused chip player, Altair sees growth coming on the back of rollouts by Reliance Jio and Bharti Airtel Ltd. (Mumbai: BHARTIARTL) "Our biggest focus in India...
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Feb 26, 2013

Altair Semiconductor’s 4G Chip Bet Pays Off – TMCnet

TMCnet February 26, 2013 By Rich Tehrani As wireless markets globally move to 4G, Altair Semiconductor has targeted this newer network standard with a single-mode line of chips which cost less and use less power...
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Mar 01, 2012

Altair Semiconductor Finds a Place Among Mobile Innovators – ComputerWorld

ComputerWorld Matt Hamblen March 1, 2012 BARCELONA -- Altair Semiconductor, based in Israel, is a smaller company that showed off its LTE radio chips -- and the tablets and routers they're being installed in --...
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May 07, 2012

Altair Semiconductor Chipset For Indian TD-LTE Market – Crazy Engineers

Crazy Engineers By Ankita Katdare May 7, 2012 India’s broadband market is one of the fast-growing LTE markets in the world. Indians are adopting to the LTE faster than ever before. Altair Semiconductor, a company known for...
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May 08, 2012

Altair Semiconductor launches TD-LTE chipset for Indian telecom market – Telecom Lead

Telecom Lead May 8, 2012 Altair Semiconductor has unveiled a cost and feature-optimized chipset tailored for the Indian TD-LTE market. Altair developed the chipset based on the stringent cost and performance needs of the Indian...
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May 14, 2012

Olive Telecom Selects Altair Semiconductor – TMCnet

TMCnet By Raju Shanbhag May 14, 2012 Altair Semiconductor is a provider of TD-LTE products. The company has explored markets in Brazil and has completed advanced pre-commercial field trials with carriers around the world, including...
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Jun 20, 2012

Live LTE handover between TD and FDD demonstrated – Microwave Engineering Europe

Microwave Engineering Europe By Jean-Pierre Joosting June 20, 2012 Altair Semiconductor has announced that its FourGee-3100/6202 chipset successfully completed TD/FDD LTE live handover testing with Rohde & Schwarz. The test, which employed Altair's FourGee™ chipset...
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Jun 19, 2012

Altair, Rohde & Schwarz Demo LTE Handovers – Light Reading Mobile

Light Reading Mobile June 19, 2012 Altair Semiconductor (http://www.localhost/Titan/Altair/altair-dev), a leading developer of ultra-low power, small footprint and high performance 4G LTE chipsets, today announced that its FourGee-3100/6202 chipset successfully completed TD/FDD LTE live handover...
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Jun 21, 2012

Ericsson and China Mobile perform TD-LTE handover – Voice & Data

Voice & Data June 21, 2012 Ericsson and China Mobile Hong Kong perform seamless bidirectional handover between LTE FDD/TDD on a commercial chipset from Altair Semiconductor allowing operators to seamlessly offer mobile broadband services on...
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May 14, 2012

Altair Semiconductor, InformInvestGroup join forces to deliver LTE solutions in Russia – Telecom Lead

Telecom Lead May 14, 2012 Telecom Lead Russia: Altair Semiconductor and InformInvestGroup, a Russian scientific and industrial holding, announced the availability of user devices for the Russian market based on Altair's FDD and TD-LTE chipset. Both...
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May 11, 2012

Altair Semiconductor unveils TD-LTE chipset for India – TelecomAsia.net

TelecomAsia.net May 11, 2012 Altair Semiconductor has released a cost and feature-optimized chipset tailored for the Indian TD-LTE market, which is expected to become one of the fastest-growing LTE markets in the world. The chipset,...
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May 10, 2012

Olive Builds 4G Devices With Altair Chips – Light Reading India

Light Reading India By Rae Le Maistre May 10, 2012 Mobile device manufacturer Olive Telecom is to use Long Term Evolution Time Division Duplex (LTE TDD) chipsets from Israeli vendor Altair Semiconductor to develop products...
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Sep 17, 2010

Bits and Bytes: T-Mobile deploys green site; OfferMobi reaches milestone; and more – RCR Wireless U.S.

RCR Wireless U.S. September 17, 2010 T-Mobile USA launched a solar powered cell site in Chalfont, Penn. The company said it is the first solar cell site it has deployed in the United States. The...
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Sep 15, 2010

Reference Design Abets Popular 4G LTE Chipset – Electronic Design

Electronic Design September 15, 2010 According to Altair Semiconductor, its Digital Dividend (Band 20) Reference Design embarks as one of the world's first such designs and the only one that has already completed IOT testing...
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Sep 14, 2010

Altair launches Digital Dividend reference design – Telecom Paper

Telecom Paper September 14, 2010   Fabless chip company Altair Semiconductor has announced the commercial availability of its Digital Dividend (Band 20) reference design. The design has completed IOT testing with tier-one infrastructure vendors. Altair's...
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Sep 14, 2010

Altair Releases Digital Dividend Reference Design – LTE Portal

LTE Portal September 14, 2010 Altair Semiconductor has announced the commercial release of the Digital Dividend reference design, featuring Altair's proven FourGee LTE chipset and interoperability-tested software stack. According to the company's press release, this...
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Sep 14, 2010

Altair Semiconductor announces Digital Dividend reference design – EE Times Europe

EE Times Europe September 14, 2010 By Jean-Pierre Joosting Altair Semiconductor has announced the commercial availability of its Digital Dividend (Band 20) reference design, one of the world's first such designs which also claims to...
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Dec 13, 2011

Wireless Innovations Drive The Mobile Market – Electronic Design

Electronic Design Louis E. Frenzel December 13, 2011 The end of the world on December 21 this year notwithstanding—at least according to some superstitions—the wireless world keeps moving ahead with many impressive developments on all...
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Sep 19, 2011

LTE Technology Qualified by China’s Ministry of industry and Information Technology (MIIT)- Product Design and Development

Product Design and Development September 19, 2011 Altair Semiconductor announced today that following rigorous testing conducted by China's Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT), its dual mode FourGee-3100/6202 TDD/FDD-LTE chipset has been officially approved for...
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Aug 15, 2011

LTE Offers 100Mbit/s Mobile Downloads, Says Processor Firm – Electronics Weekly

Electronics Weekly Richard Wilson August 15, 2011 Altair Semiconductor has announced that its TD-LTE standard chipset for 4G mobile has achieved download data rate of 100Mbit/s in a commercial USB dongle in a live over-the-air...
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Aug 15, 2011

Live Network Configuration Demo Achieves Speed of More Than 100Mbps – ECNmag.com

ECNmag.com August 15, 2011 Altair Semiconductor, a leading developer of ultra-low power, small footprint and high performance 4G LTE chipsets, announced that its TD-LTE chipset, integrated in a commercial USB dongle, achieved download speeds of...
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Aug 16, 2011

LTE offers 100Mbit/s Mobile Downloads, Says Processor Firm – Electronics Weekly

Electronics Weekly Richard Wilson August 15, 2011 Altair Semiconductor has announced that its TD-LTE standard chipset for 4G mobile has achieved download data rate of 100Mbit/s in a commercial USB dongle in a live over-the-air...
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Oct 02, 2011

INTERVIEW: Altair Semiconductor to Expand in Emerging Telecom Markets – Telecom Lead

Telecom Lead  Rashi Varshney October 1, 2011 Israel-based Altair Semiconductor is heavily investing in the next generation of products, which will be faster, smaller and more powerful. The company's co-founder and VP of Marketing and...
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Oct 26, 2011

D2 Technologies Partners with Altair Semiconductor to Create Ultra-Low Power 4G VoLTE Communications Solution – ECN Magazine

ECN Magazine October 24, 2011 D2 Technologies announced that it has partnered with one of the world's leading suppliers of commercial semiconductor solutions for FDD/TDD LTE, Altair Semiconductor, to meet the demand for turnkey LTE...
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Jun 30, 2010

Analyst Angle: A market perspective on LTE’s rollout – RCR Wireless U.S.

RCR Wireless U.S. June 30, 2010 By Satish Menon Long Term Evolution or LTE, a next-generation 3G technology that uses ODFMA (Orthogonal Frequency Division Multiple Access) access technology in the air interface, is making waves...
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Jul 08, 2010

Altair and IPWireless to Release LTE Modem in Late 2010 – LTE Portal

LTE Portal July 8, 2010 Altair Semiconductor announced a partnership with IPWireless aimed at developing a suite of multi-band LTE modem products that will support key LTE frequency bands. Samples of the device will be...
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Jul 08, 2010

IPWireless, Altair Team on LTE – Light Reading Mobile

Light Reading Mobile July 8, 2010 SAN FRANCISCO -- IPWireless, a leading provider of 3GPP technology for new applications and markets, and Altair Semiconductor, the world's leading developer of ultra-low power, small footprint and high...
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Jul 08, 2010

IPWireless and Altair Show Multi-Band, Multi-Mode LTE Modem – Converge! Network Digest

Converge! Network Digest July 8, 2010 IPWireless and Altair Semiconductor announced an LTE USB modem that will support multiple frequency bands including the 800MHz digital dividend band, 1800 MHz and 2.5 GHz. Subsequent devices will...
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Jul 08, 2010

Altair and IPWireless Join to Create Wireless Industry’s First LTE Modem – Mobility Techzone

Mobility Techzone July 8, 2010 By Juliana Kenny Announcing a partnership to develop a line of multi-band LTE modem products that will support key frequency bands, IPWireless and Altair Semiconductor will create the wireless industry's...
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Jul 08, 2010

ST-Ericsson and Sagem aim for early LTE devices – Rethink Wireless

Rethink Wireless July 8, 2010 By Caroline Gabriel The race to get silicon into LTE devices is heating up, with several carriers stepping up the pressure to have smartphones on the market a year or...
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Jul 08, 2010

Altair Semiconductor – leading the development of LTE chipsets – Optical Keyhole

Optical Keyhole July 8, 2010 Interview with Eran Eshed, co-founder and VP Marketing and Business Development Introduction Altair Semiconductor of Hod Hasharon, Israel, was founded in May 2005 by former Texas Instruments executives to develop...
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Jul 08, 2010

Interview with Eran Eshed of Altair on LTE developments & trends – LTE World

LTE World July 8, 2010 By Pankaj LteWorld had the opportunity to interview Eran Eshed , Co-Founder and VP of Marketing and Business Development at Altair,  a leading developer of ultra-low power, small footprint and...
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Jul 08, 2010

IP Wireless taps Altair LTE chips for USB modems – EE Times

EE Times July 8, 2010 SAN JOSE, Calif. — Startup Altair Semiconductor has booked the first public design win for its Long Term Evolution cellular chips to module maker IPWireless who is providing external USB...
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Jul 08, 2010

IPWireless, Altair link up to create global LTE modem – Connected Planet

Connected Planet  July 8, 2010 By Kevin Fitchard Two specialist vendors in the 3G and 4G equipment space are teaming up to attack the long-term evolution market. Time division-CDMA equipment–maker IPWireless and 4G silicon vendor...
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Jul 05, 2010

Challengers Shake Up LTE Chips – Light Reading Mobile

Light Reading Mobile July 5, 2010 By Michelle Donegan No shortage of silicon will thwart mobile operators' Long Term Evolution (LTE) deployment plans, but established chipset vendors face challenges from new contenders in this dynamic...
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Jul 09, 2010

LTE driving software-defined developments – Mobile Europe

Mobile Europe July 9, 2010 Developers and designers are responding to industry needs for innovative, multi-mode LTE devices. The requirement for multimode LTE devices is not just that they can handoff between LTE, HSPA and...
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Jul 12, 2010

IPWireless and Altair Semiconductor partner to develop first multi-band, multi-mode LTE modem – Microwave Engineering Europe

Microwave Engineering Europe July 12, 2010 IPWireless and Altair Semiconductor have announced a partnership to develop a suite of multi-band LTE modem products that will support key frequency bands ideally suited to global LTE deployments....
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Jul 14, 2010

IP Wireless and Altair team-up on multi-mode LTE modems – Rethink Wireless

Rethink Wireless July 14, 2010 By Peter White TDD specialist firm IP Wireless has teamed up with Israeli broadband chip specialist Altair Semiconductor to build an LTE modem which works with both TDD and FDD...
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Aug 22, 2010

LTE chip makers take aim at Qualcomm – Fierce Broadband Wireless

Fierce Broadband Wireless August 22, 2010 By Lynnette Luna The race is on for mobile chip makers to gain a lead in the LTE market. Qualcomm (NASDAQ:QCOM) has transferred its leadership in 3G chips to LTE,...
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Aug 20, 2010

Bits and Bytes: Mobile shopping habits revealed; TCS, Mitek patents granted; and more – RCR Wireless U.S.

RCR Wireless U.S. August 20, 2010 By Kristen Beckman A new study found consumers are using mobile devices to expand their in-store shopping experience. The study was conducted by Sterling Commerce, an AT&T Inc. company,...
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Aug 09, 2010

India a Sure Bet for WiMAX? Not So Fast – Wireless Week

Wireless Week August 9, 2010 By Maisie Ramsay When Reliance Industries paid $1 billion for control of Indian broadband company Infotel hours after it became the only company to win a slice of 4G spectrum...
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Jul 31, 2010

Chip firm Altair targets India’s TD-LTE market – India BandWidth

India BandWidth July 31, 2010 Initially for dongles and data cards rather than handsets Even as the debate about TD-LTE's time lag compared to WiMax rages, an Israeli firm Altair Semiconductor has announced commercial availability...
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Jul 29, 2010

Altair announces commercial TD-LTE reference design – Fierce Broadband Wireless

Fierce Broadband Wireless July 29, 2010 By Lynnette Luna Altair Semiconductor announced commercial availability of a new TD-LTE reference design for use in dongles, data cards, consumer premise equipment and mobile handheld devices. The reference design features...
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Jul 28, 2010

Altair Semi co-founder: WiMax ‘just isn’t happening’ – ZD Net

ZD Net July 28, 2010 By Larry Dignan Altair Semiconductor, an Israeli startup focused on 4G chipsets, has played the WiMax game but six months ago decided to halt development and cast its lot with...
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Jul 28, 2010

Altair releases TD-LTE reference design – Rethink Wireless

Rethink Wireless July 28, 2010 By Caroline Gabriel Altair Semiconductor, a specialist in low power WiMAX chips, has recently extended its range to cover LTE. Like several other WiMAX silicon providers, it aims to leverage...
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Jul 21, 2010

IPWireless and Huawei to jointly work on IMB Technology – Telecom Tiger

Telecom Tiger July 21, 2010 Integrated Mobile Broadcast (IMB) technology developer, IPWireless and Huawei Technologies signed a co-operation agreement towards jointly developing IMB technology including interoperability testing (IOT) and service provider trials. The co-operation will...
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Jul 15, 2010

Hodge-podge networks will be norm in LTE world – FierceBroadbandWireless

FierceBroadbandWireless July 15, 2010 By Lynnette Luna The whole notion of small-cell architecture is gaining some significant momentum as operators map out their LTE plans. Once thought to be somewhat of an afterthought, whereby operators...
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Jul 14, 2010

IPWireless looks to strengthen LTE plan for public safety – Urgent Communications

Urgent Communications July 14, 2010 By Lynnette Luna IPWireless has teamed with LTE chipset maker Altair Semiconductor to develop a series of multiband modem products that will support the key frequencies in which LTE will...
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