Broadcom Introduces World’s First Microwave Outdoor Unit on a Chip
Delivers Unparalleled Performance and Integration to Microwave Backhaul
IRVINE, Calif., Feb. 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ –
- Combines functionality of up to 10 standard products
- Single chip solution for both microwave split-mount and full/all outdoor units
- Dramatically reduces size, complexity, production cost and power consumption
Broadcom Corporation (NASDAQ: BRCM), a global innovation leader in semiconductor solutions for wired and wireless communications, today introduced the world’s first microwave outdoor unit (ODU) on a chip. With unparalleled integration, the BCM85810 combines the functionality of up to 10 off-the-shelf chips, dramatically reducing the size, complexity, production cost and power consumption of microwave radio frequency units (RFUs). See how Broadcom is powering the mobile network at Mobile World Congress 2012 February 27 to March 1 at Fira Montjuic in Barcelona. Visit www.broadcom.com to learn more.
This does sound cool interesting, I’m going to check out the announcement on the Broadcom site, I wonder what range of technologies and products we might see as a result of this announcement.