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TMCNet:  GCT Semiconductor LTE Chip Powers New Mobile Hotspot

[December 19, 2013]

GCT Semiconductor LTE Chip Powers New Mobile Hotspot

SAN JOSE, Calif. --(Business Wire)--

GCT® Semiconductor, a leading designer and supplier of advanced 4G mobile semiconductor solutions, today announced that its Verizon (News - Alert)-certified 4G LTE single-chip powers the new 4G LTE Ellipsis JetPack from Verizon Wireless. This new mobile device is the world's first 4G LTE (News - Alert) single-mode hotspot.

GCT 4G LTE chippowers new LTE Ellipsis JetPack from Verizon Wireless (Photo: Business Wire)

GCT 4G LTE chip powers new LTE Ellipsis JetPack from Verizon Wireless (News - Alert) (Photo: Business Wire)

"We continue to build upon our close relationship with Verizon as we launch this new LTE-only hotspot," said Alex Sum, vice president of sales and marketing at GCT Semiconductor (News - Alert), Inc. "LTE single-mode is the ideal choice for devices like this one that are delivering wireless data such as tablets and laptops. For device makers the real advantage is that LTE single-mode reduces design complexity, cost and size; therefore accelerating time-to-market and also simplifying the certification process with operators."

GCT continues to expand its 4G leadership position by offering next-generation FDD and TDD LTE solutions, as well as multi-mode LTE/3G/2G. With GCT solutions' small form factor, low cost and high performance, GCT has been selected by over 40 of the leading ODMs worldwide, and has launched over 15 commercial LTE devices for smartphones, ultrabooks, tablets, mobile hotspots, gateways, USB dongles and M2M in North America, Europe and Asia.

About GCT Semiconductor, Inc.

GCT Semiconductor is a leading fabless designer and supplier of advanced 4G LTE and WiMAX (News - Alert) semiconductor solutions. GCT's market-proven LTE solutions, commercially available since 2010, have enabled fast and reliable LTE connectivity to over 15 commercial devices such as smartphones, tablets, ultrabooks, hotspots, USB dongles, routers, M2M applications, etc., for the world's top LTE carriers. GCT's system-on-chip solutions integrate radio frequency, baseband modem and digital signal processing functions, therefore offering complete 4G platform solutions with small form factors, low power consumption, high performance, high reliability and cost effectiveness. For more information, visit www.gctsemi.com


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