STMicroelectronics and NXP Merge Wireless Business

May 2008
Portable Design;May2008, Vol. 14 Issue 5, p8
The article reports on the intention of STMicroelectronics NV and NXP Semiconductors to form a joint venture that combines their wireless operations. The new company would improve customer services in 2G, 2.5G, 3G, multimedia, connectivity and future wireless technologies. It would be equipped with vital technologies including Universal Mobile Telecommunication System (UMTS), Wi-Fi, bluetooth and global positioning system. Furthermore, the venture would be incorporated and headquartered in the Netherlands and Switzerland respectively.


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