TITLE

STMicroelectronics and NXP Merge Wireless Business

PUB. DATE
May 2008
SOURCE
Portable Design;May2008, Vol. 14 Issue 5, p8
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
32667024

 

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