Xinwei Selects Skyworks' RF Subsystem For Local Mobile Handsets
SCDMA solution brings cost-effective telecommunications service to rural China
Woburn, MA -- Skyworks Solutions, Inc. today announced that Beijing's Xinwei Telecom Technology Company has selected the company's highly integrated RF subsystem for handsets that will support the Synchronous Code Division Multiple Access (SCDMA) standard for wireless access service in China. SCDMA is one of the leading technologies in China's campaign to offer universal telecommunications access throughout the country's rural areas.
"We are pleased to be working with Skyworks to help realize China's ambitious goal of providing affordable telecommunications service, nationwide," said Dr. Chenwei, CEO for Xinwei. "Skyworks has provided us with outstanding support during our design and development program, enabling us to quickly develop multiple new handset and module designs which we will begin selling by the end of this year."
"We are excited to be playing a pivotal role in helping Xinwei serve the rapidly growing market for cost-effective, entry-level local mobile service in China," said Mohy F. Abdelgany, VP and business director, RF Solutions at Skyworks. "Our highly integrated receiver and transmitter solution enables Xinwei to manufacture an extremely affordable SCDMA handset that is ideally suited for this important national initiative. We are a proven leader in the development of technology that supports all of China's current and emerging 2.5G and 3G telecommunications standards, and will continue to work closely with Xinwei to support China's rapidly growing cellular telephone market."
Source: Skyworks Solutions