RF Micro Devices, Inc.Has announced that its PowerSmart power platforms and WiFi front-end modules have been selected by both LG and Samsung. The companies will utilize RFMD's offerings in next-generation 3G/4G devices including LG's Optimus 3D and Samsung's Galaxy S2 and Tab 10.1.
POINTekHas announced an optical-product-line business for defense applications. Based on planar waveguide technology, the product line is planned for production under a long-term and exclusive supply agreement with a customer.
HuaweiHas been selected by NII Holdings, Inc. to provide equipment and related services for new W-CDMA networks for NII's Mexico and Brazil subsidiaries. Huawei is expected to develop and deliver the core network, radio access network (RAN), and backhaul.
AtherosHas selected Agilent Technologies' Location Server Emulator software to test Assisted-GPS (A-GPS) over the Secure User Plane. The Secure User Plane for Location (SUPL) technology uses existing infrastructure and standards to transfer location-services data over a user-plane bearer (e.g., Internet protocol). A centralized SUPL Location Platform (SLP) connects to the system, enabling cellular networks and mobile devices to offer A-GPS capability.