Runcom Launches the First Commercial Mobile WiMAX Wave-2 Baseband Integrated Circuit With MIMO Capability

Complete WiMAX Solution Using Latest Runcom Baseband IC and NXP Semiconductors MIMO Transceiver Demonstrated at 3GSM Show in Barcelona

NIJMEGEN, The Netherlands and RISHON LEZION, Israel, February 12 /PRNewswire/ -- NXP Semiconductors., a leading global supplier of Semiconductor devices and RFIC's, and Runcom Technologies, the pioneer in OFDMA(R) enabling technologies for Mobile WiMax, disclosed today the availability of a set of integrated circuits that includes all features necessary to meet the latest Wave-2 Profile of broadband Mobile WiMAX technology.

Wave-2 end-user equipment has been built using the recently released WiMAX MIMO transceiver UXA23465 from NXP and the latest baseband ASIC version of Runcom , the RNA250. The combined chipset provide a complete Wave-2 Mobile WiMAX PHY , MAC and RF Front-end solution for a variety of fixed, nomadic, portable and mobile terminals such as PC Cards, CPE's, PDA's, Handsets and Laptops.

"We are very excited to demonstrate a combined NXP and Runcom industry's first fully integrated WiMAX MIMO wave-2 chipset in a live WiMAX demo at 3GSM in Barcelona. "said Ruud van den Brink, marketing manager, RF WiMAX product line, NXP Semiconductors.

Runcom and NXP are proud to offer the world's first MIMO-powered WiMAX chipset based on the latest silicon releases from the two companies and we are confident it will lead the wireless industry into Mobile WiMAX successful commercial deployments worldwide," said Dr Zion Hadad, Chairman Runcom Technologies.

About NXP

NXP is a top 10 semiconductor company founded by Philips more than 50 years ago. Headquartered in Europe, the company has 37,000 employees working in 20 countries across the world. NXP creates semiconductors, system solutions and software that deliver better sensory experiences in mobile phones, personal media players, TVs, set-top boxes, identification applications, cars and a wide range of other electronic devices. News from NXP is located at

About Runcom Technologies. Ltd

Runcom is a technology company pioneering OFDMA based silicon solutions for User Terminals and Base Stations that comply with the IEEE802.16e-2005 standard for WiBro and Mobile WiMax applications, Runcom Products include the PHY and MAC communication layers. Runcom RNA200 ASIC was the first Mobile WiMax compliant ASIC in the Market. For more information, visit Runcom on the Internet: or contact Israel Koffman; VP Marketing at Email Contact


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