GCT Semiconductor LTE Single-Chip Now Certified
for LTE Modules on Verizon Wireless Network
San Jose, CA – August 13, 2012 — GCT® Semiconductor, a leading designer and supplier of advanced 4G mobile semiconductor solutions, today announced that its LTE single-chip, GDM7240, has been certified for use in 4G LTE modules on the Verizon 4G LTE wireless network. As a result, now original equipment manufacturers can embed GDM7240 in a 4G LTE module, for use in a variety of devices for consumer electronics, automotive applications, M2M, smart meters, etc., and take full advantage of Verizon Wireless’high-speed service. The use of a certified single-chip will enable 4G LTE device OEMs to accelerate time to market for their products.
GDM7240 is already embedded in a Verizon-certified 4G LTE module, from a leading module maker, that includes functionalities such as OTA-DM and IMS client.
Verizon currently operates the world’s largest 4G LTE wireless network, available today in 337 U.S. markets, reaching nearly 75% of the U.S. population.
“With Verizon’s certification, device makers seeking an LTE module can now benefit from fast time-to-market,” said Dr. Kyeongho (KH) Lee, President and CEO of GCT. “By using our high-performing and proven GDM7240 with a LTE module, device makers can launch products with LTE connectivity faster, easier and most cost-effectively. We look forward to working closely with Verizon enable more devices to connect to Verizon’s 4G LTE network.”