Altair Chipset Powers New Softbank Broadband Internet Devices in Japan

New Service Offers High-Performance, Broadband Wireless Alternative to DSL

HOD HASHARON, Israel, September 8, 2014 — (PRNewswire) —

Altair Semiconductor, the world's leading developer of high-performance, single-mode LTE chipsets, announced today that its chipsets are powering the devices used by SoftBank BB Corp. for its new wireless Internet service in Japan.

Already available to Japanese consumers, the new service offers broadband services wirelessly, with high performance that rivals existing fixed line services.

"Japanese mobile network operators, and SoftBank in particular, expect the highest standards from technology providers," said Eran Eshed, Co-Founder and VP of Marketing and Business Development at Altair.  "Japan is a market that knows how to appreciate advanced technologies such as the one provided by Altair. We are excited about the opportunity to support advance SoftBank's innovative strategy and look forward to expanding into future generations of our technology with even higher performance and more advanced features"         

Altair's role in SoftBank's new offering is a culmination of more than a year of extensive lab and field trials designed to determine performance and maturity of various chipset solutions.

Altair's single-mode chipsets power millions of devices such as tablets, netbooks, Wi-Fi hotspots, indoor and outdoor modems and M2M applications globally.

About Altair Semiconductor 

Altair Semiconductor is the world's leading developer of high-performance, single-mode LTE chipsets. By focusing on 100% LTE solutions, Altair is enabling the introduction of competitively priced connected devices to the market. The company's chips have been qualified by the world's top LTE carriers. More than 30 original design manufacturers around the world have selected Altair to connect more than 80 end-user devices such as tablets, netbooks, USB dongles, portable hotspots, fixed routers and modems, and M2M applications. For more information, visit the company's website at Follow Altair on Twitter:  @AltairSemi

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