|"Mobile operators are seeing data ARPU contribute to the top-line growth
of revenue based on an increasing demand for mobile broadband
connectivity, the delivery of audio / video, MMS and gaming," said David
Patterson, vice president of Marketing for Beceem. "The BCS200's ability
to exceed 33 Mbps throughput highlights the advantages of Beceem's WiMAX
solutions to enhance these existing services by bringing a ubiquitous,
DSL-like experience to a wide range of products such as WiMAX CPEs,
Express cards, USB dongles, laptop PCs, mobile phones and other consumer
Beceem's BSC200 solution provides significant performance improvements
that meet the launch requirements of WiMAX service providers focused on
Wave 2. The BCS200 solution consists of:
- The BCSB200 baseband chip and associated firmware implements
Physical Layer (PHY) and Media Access Control (MAC)
functionality with minimum processing load for the host processor.
- The BCSR200 direct conversion CMOS radio supporting 2 GHz and
3 GHz designs, as well as dynamically programmable channel
bandwidths from 5 MHz to 10 MHz thereby enabling seamless
roaming among all WiMAX networks.
- A complete reference design kit including driver software and
RF calibration tools, facilitates rapid development of Mobile
WiMAX devices by OEMs and ODMs.
BCS200 chipset samples and reference design kits are immediately
available. For more information, please visit www.beceem.com.
About Beceem Communications
Beceem Communications Inc. is the leading provider of semiconductor
solutions for the mobile broadband market, and the first with
commercially available terminal chipsets for Wave 1 and Wave 2 profiles
of the WiMAX Forum, that are based on the IEEE 802.16e-2005 standard.
For more information, please visit the company’s website at
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