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Fujitsu to Highlight Interop 2008 Panel on Wireless and Mobility

George Wu to Review the Benefits of WiMAX in Converged Mobile Platforms During April 30 Panel, "Convergence: Technologies and Strategies"

Fujitsu Semiconductor America Inc.

Sunnyvale, CA, April 09, 2008

Fujitsu Microelectronics America, Inc. (FMA) a leading developer of WiMAX SoC technology, will participate in the “Convergence: Technologies and Strategies” panel at Interop 2008 in Las Vegas, April 30. The panel is part of Interop’s Mobility and Wireless track,

George Wu, director of marketing of the Wireless Business Group at Fujitsu Microelectronics, will join chairwoman Johanna Till Johnson, founder of Nemertes Research, and other panelists to discuss the key approaches to convergence that are available now. Joined by representatives from Cisco Systems, Agito Networks, DeVitas and Strata8, Wu, who is responsible for marketing and sales of Broadband Wireless Applications Specific Standard Product (ASSP) at Fujitsu, will provide the information users need to deploy converged solutions today. The panel, which begins at 10:15 a.m. Wednesday, April 30, covers fixed-to-mobile and mobile-to-mobile convergence.

Fujitsu is a leading developer and supplier of WiMAX SoC solutions. The Fujitsu mobile WiMAX SoC, MB86K21, is fully compliant with the IEEE 802.16e-2005 WiMAX standard. This highly integrated one-chip MAC and PHY SoC is designed to optimize both performance and power consumption using Fujitsu’s 90nm process technology. The mixed signal baseband chip is especially well-suited for PC cards, dongles, indoor and outdoor CPEs, and other mobile devices.

The Fujitsu MB87M3550 fixed WiMAX SoC is a cost-effective, mixed-signal baseband processor for broadband wireless access applications. The fully integrated MAC and PHY chip supports all available bandwidths from 1.75MHz to 20MHz in both licensed and unlicensed bands.

About Fujitsu Microelectronics America, Inc.

Fujitsu Microelectronics America, Inc. (FMA) leads the industry in innovation. Fujitsu provides high-quality, reliable semiconductor products and services for the networking, communications, automotive, security and other markets throughout North and South America. As a founding member and current board member of the WiMAX Forum™, Fujitsu supports the standards development and compliance programs that are essential to successful Broadband Wireless deployment. Fujitsu provides performance-driven WiMAX solutions by leveraging the company's experience and expertise in the networking and communications markets. Fujitsu offers flexible WiMAX SoC and reference designs for WiMAX-certifiable systems to equipment vendors. For more product information, please visit the company's web site at or please address e-mail to

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Date: April 09, 2008
City: Sunnyvale, CA
Company: Fujitsu Microelectronics America, Inc.