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Axxcelera Broadband Selects Freescale Processors to Power Next Generation LTE eNodeB


Santa Barbara, California October 25, 2011 — Axxcelera Broadband Wireless, a data networking company, will incorporate highly advanced processors from Freescale Semiconductor to power an innovative range of eNodeBs. Leveraging the industry-leading scalability and field-proven capabilities of Freescale’s QorIQ Qonverge™ and StarCore® DSP product portfolios, the Axxcelera eNodeBs can be configured to provide the optimum blend of capacity and performance. These will be part of Axxcelera’s broader LTE product range covering all aspects from the EPC to high performance UEs. 
 
“Axxcelera’s highly innovative LTE products demonstrate what is possible when outstanding equipment manufacturers intelligently unleash the performance, energy efficiency and scalability of Freescale’s industry-leading silicon for wireless networking applications,” said Preet Virk, Marketing Director for Freescale’s Networking Segment. “Freescale is pleased to supply its latest QorIQ Qonverge and StarCore products to this compelling new line up of products from Axxcelera”
 
The Axxcelera eNodeBs will incorporate one of Freescale’s QorIQ Qonverge systems on chip and the six-core MSC8157 digital signal processor (DSP). The QorIQ Qonverge device is a base station-on-chip based on a common architecture. Integrating communications processing, digital signal processing and wireless acceleration technologies into a single device – integration, that lowers part counts and delivers significant power, cost and footprint reductions for base stations. Freescale’s MSC8157 StarCore product includes a combination of fully programmable DSP cores and powerful hardware acceleration to provide best in class performance, power efficiency, connectivity and cost effectiveness. The MSC8157 delivers the peak throughput possible in 3G-LTE 20 MHz bandwidth, delivering 300 Mbps in the downlink and 150 Mbps in the uplink, with 4x4 DL and 2x4 UL MiMO, as well as various interference cancellation schemes to support hundreds of users.
 
Jamal Hamdani, president and CEO of Axxcelera said: "We are delighted to be working with Freescale Semiconductor and having their technology at the heart of our eNodeBs. Their superior performance allows us to develop innovative and cost effective wireless broadband solutions. We are looking forward to providing more details on our exciting product range in the first quarter of next year."
 
About Axxcelera Broadband Wireless 
Axxcelera Broadband Wireless is a data networking company that develops technology for the deployment of broadband wireless communications. Axxcelera’s broadband wireless platforms allow corporate branch offices, small businesses and residential subscribers to seamlessly connect to operator’s networks. Headquartered in Santa Barbara, Calif., Axxcelera is a wholly owned subsidiary of the Moseley Wireless Solutions Group Company.
 
The Moseley Wireless Solutions Group, which includes Moseley Broadcast, Axxcelera and CarrierComm, offers wireless solutions from 9.6 kbps to 311 Mbps covering the 250 MHz to 38 GHz spectrum for both point-to-point and point-to-multipoint applications for the broadcast, broadband enterprise, and service provider marketplaces. Moseley's ETSI-, FCC-, Anatel-, IC-, UL-, and CE-approved radios are deployed in over 120 countries.
 
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Jerry Kollmann
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