NXP Semiconductors, the independent semiconductor company founded by Philips, today announced the world's fastest high-bandwidth cellular soft modem, the Nexperia Cellular System Solution PNX6910.
The NXP PNX6910 is capable of achieving data transfer rates of 150 Mbits downlink and 50 Mbits uplink, and supports multi-mode LTE/HSPA/UMTS/EDGE/GPRS/GSM capability.
NXP’s Nexperia Cellular System Solution PNX6910 is capable of downloading an entire HD movie in less than 7 minutes – over twenty times faster than today’s HSPA Cat 8 devices at 7.2 Mbs.
NXP has selected the first implementation of a multi-mode baseband processor to address the LTE market, which is expected to gain rapid acceptance due to its wide support in the mobile industry and the ubiquity of GSM standards worldwide.
LTE represents the exciting future of next-generation broadband mobility for consumers, building on the success story of GSM – widely deployed all over the world. The PNX6910’s software programmable vector processor enables multi-mode capability and supports the entire GSM family of standards, including LTE TDD for China, which paves the way for truly global roaming.
The Nexperia Cellular System Solution PNX6910 will be available to early access customers in the second quarter of 2009.
Via the NXP site.