Wireless Chips Pack a Punch

Smith, Brad
February 2008
Wireless Week;2/15/2008, Vol. 14 Issue 4, p12
Trade Publication
The article reports that carrier demands are pushing wireless semiconductor manufacturers to put more capabilities into handset chips. It is inferred that operators and customers are asking for more functions on handsets, so the handset Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs) are pushing their semiconductor suppliers in building more functionality into the silicon. It is averred that handsets with multimedia capacities are one of the fastest-growing segments of the phone market. INSET: Silicon Manufacturers Push the Envelope.


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