Marvell’s Quad-core LTE Platform will be in Production this Year

Marvell announced today the availability of LTE TDD/FDD capability on its quad-core world-mode platform, which is designed to provide high performance, low-power mobile computing; support for all global 3G and 4G broadband standards, enabling seamless global roaming; and the latest wireless connectivity technology. Marvell’s LTE solution is the industry’s most advanced modem solution that features support for field-proven 5-mode cellular modems, including LTE TDD and FDD, High Speed Packet Access Plus (HSPA+), Time division High Speed Packet Access Plus (TD-HSPA+) and Enhanced Data for GSM Environment (EDGE). Marvell is making significant progress on LTE design-wins with global OEMs and expects commercial products based on this platform to be available this year.

“Marvell has accelerated the pace of innovation and commercialization by bringing our industry leading TDD-LTE and FDD-LTE solutions into our quad-core mobile platform. We believe that with our design win success we can support our partners to accelerate the mass adoption of LTE solutions around the world,” said Weili Dai, Co-Founder of Marvell.

At MWC 2013, Marvell’s LTE solution will empower ZTE’s first Dual Radio Dual Standby (DRDS) LTE smartphone demonstration. Marvell’s LTE platform will support both TD-SCDMA and dual-radio dual standby LTE voice solution, in addition to a Circuit Switched Fallback (CSFB) voice solution. “We really appreciate ZTE’s leadership in driving LTE smartphone solutions. Our long-standing relationship with ZTE has resulted in another cutting-edge device ushering in the era of LTE connectivity for consumers,” said Weili Dai.

“We are very pleased to once again work with Marvell to develop an industry-first LTE mobile phone with support for DRDS technology,” said Wang Yong, vice president and general manager of CMCC business and mobile phone products at ZTE Corporation. “As a leading global provider of communications solutions, ZTE has tremendous strength in both TD-LTE equipment and devices, and will offer consumers an exceptional experience. Marvell’s PXA1802’s support for GSM, EDGE, WCDMA, TD-SCDMA, TD-LTE, FDD-LTE on a single chip ensures consumers that buy the U-series smartphones will enjoy the best performance available on any network.”

Marvell’s quad-core world-mode platform will be on display alongside a range of mobile devices powering the Connected Lifestyle at booth 6C44 (in Hall 6) at Mobile World Congress, February 25-28, at the Fira Gran Via in Barcelona.

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