|[February 25, 2013]
GCT Semiconductor 4G LTE Single Chip Delivers LTE Connectivity on Windows 8 Ultrabook and Tablet
BARCELONA, Spain --(Business Wire)--
GCT® Semiconductor, a leading designer and supplier of advanced 4G
mobile semiconductor solutions, today announced that its LTE (News - Alert) single chip
delivers fast and reliable 4G LTE connectivity to LG Electronics' new
mobile ultrabook and tablet, based on Windows 8. GCT's LTE single-chip
is fully compatible with the USB-IF Mobile Broadband Interface Model
(MBIM), allowing for easy integration into next-generation mobile
computing devices. GCT's solution, embedded into a Windows-8 certified
mobile broadband modem, enables LTE connectivity in LG's brand new
Windows-8 line, including the 14" U460 ultrabook as well as the tab book
ultra Z160, both currently available with LGU+.
"LG's new ultrabook and tablet are great options for LGU+ customers
looking for a powerful performance and sleek design that can take full
advantage of LGU+'s new unlimited LTE data service plans," said Hai Sung
Lee, Based Service Development Unit, Vice Presdent of LGU+. "We look
forward to continuing to work with GCT in developing next-generation
devices to address the growing LTE market."
"Supporting Windows-8 and offering MBIM compatibility is a significant
milestone for GCT as we continue to lead the way for mobile broadband
connectivity," said Alex Sum, vice-president of marketing and business
development for GCT Semiconductor (News - Alert), Inc. "Having a plug-n-play solution
available for a variety of notebooks and tablets will allow OEMs and
ODMs to quickly and easily integrate our solution into their new
devices, and offer fast and reliable 4G LTE connectivity."
GCT continues to lead the development of LTE single-chips by offering
solutions with ultra low power, small form factor and superior
For more information, please visit GCT at Mobile World Congress (News - Alert) this
week, in meeting room 6MR16 in Hall 6.
About GCT Semiconductor, Inc.
GCT Semiconductor is a leading fabless designer and supplier of advanced
4G mobile solutions. GCT's products are system-on-a-chip solutions that
integrate radio frequency, baseband modem and digital signal processing
functions onto a single chip for the 4G LTE and WiMAX (News - Alert) markets. GCT was
the first to commercialize single-chip solutions for LTE and WiMAX.
GCT's proprietary technology and system-level expertise enable it to
provide complete 4G platform solutions, which are differentiated by
their small form factors, low power consumption, high performance, high
reliability and cost effectiveness. For more information, visit www.gctsemi.com.
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