San Jose, California, United States
Semiconductor, Inc., a leading designer and supplier of advanced 4G
mobile semiconductor solutions, has announced that its market-proven
LTE single-chip solution, GDM7240,
is being used in the Yota
LTE USB dongle, currently commercially available with Yota in Russia.
The commercialization of this USB dongle is the result of close
collaboration between GCT and Yota following GCT’s success in meeting
all the requirements for Yota’s LTE network. This device has been
available commercially in select Russian cities since January 2012 and
will be rolled out across the Yota LTE network over the next several
GCT is the first LTE single-chip vendor to penetrate the LTE market in
Russia, and GCT continues to work with Yota to develop new devices such
as USB dongles, CPEs and mobile routers.
“When Yota decided to switch from WiMAX to LTE, it selected GCT as its
first LTE chipset vendor,” said Dr. Kyeongho “KH” Lee, President and
Chief Executive Officer of GCT Semiconductor, Inc. “Using a proven, high
performing solution that other operators had already adopted
successfully in their initial launches was a key part of Yota’s decision
to use GCT’s GDM7240. We look forward to continuing our close
collaboration with Yota, and supporting them with their LTE network
is currently commercially deployed with the leading LTE operators in the
U.S. and various other markets worldwide. GDM7240 is the most mature LTE
single-chip solution available today, ideally suited to meet the rapidly
growing demand for higher data speed, higher mobility and enhanced
A Russian Internet service provider, Yota built and launched the first
LTE network in five Russian cities: Moscow, Krasnodar, Sochi,
Novosibirsk, and Samara. www.yota.ru.
About GCT Semiconductor, Inc.
GCT Semiconductor is a leading fabless designer and supplier of advanced
4G mobile solutions. GCT’s products are system-on-a-chip solutions that
integrate radio frequency, baseband modem and digital signal processing
functions onto a single die for the 4G LTE and WiMAX markets. GCT was
the first to commercialize single-chip solutions for LTE and WiMAX.
GCT’s proprietary technology and system-level expertise enable it to
provide complete 4G platform solutions, which are differentiated by
their small form factors, low power consumption, high performance, high
reliability and cost effectiveness. www.gctsemi.com.