25 Feb '13, 5pm

Broadcom leaps into the fray over small cell base stations at #MWC13 with SoCs competing with Freescale, LSI and TI.

Broadcom joins small-cell basestation fray at MWC Rick Merritt 2/25/2013 8:10 AM EST SAN JOSE, Calif. – Broadcom announced its first integrated chips for cellular base stations at the Mobile World Congress , targeting the market for small cells. Chip and systems vendors are scrambling for a foothold in the emerging but challenging sector expected to see first deployments in 2014. Small cells are widely seen as the answer to the flood of mobile data congesting today's traditional macro base stations. But creating a new tier of cells that use a mix of 3G, 4G and Wi-Fi links is a costly and complex task that carriers are still testing this year in trials. Initial deployments will probably start next year, focusing on High Speed Packet Access nets, which form the brunt of most carrier traffic today, said Hanna Maurer Sibley, a director of mobile broadband at Ericsson. Unfortun...

Full article: http://www.eetimes.com/design/microcontroller-mcu/4407558...

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