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Altair partners Verizon to develop LTE Cat 1 chipset

Thursday 10 September 2015 | 14:08 CET | News
Altair Semiconductor announced a strategic initiative with Verizon Wireless to accelerate the development of new LTE-based, commercial Internet of Things products. Altair is demonstrating LTE's Release 12 PSM functionality at the CTIA conference in Las Vegas, promising a 10-year battery life for its Cat1/0 chipsets used for LTE connections. PSM, as specified by 3GPP Release 12, enables terminals to enter a deep-sleep mode for long periods of time after notifying the base station. This reduces significantly the amount of power associated with devices having to wake up frequently to monitor

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Companies: Altair Semiconductor / Verizon Wireless
Countries: World
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