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Past Press Releases - picoChip Designs Limited

November 18, 2009
picoChip attracts $20 Million investment to accelerate growth
picoChip today announced that it has completed a $20 million funding round. More

November 6, 2008
picoChip femtocell designs “sniff” out cells: enable self-organizing wireless networks
Software designs replace complete handset baseband chipset and radio, cutting design complexity and cost in metro, home, and enterprise basestations. More

October 27, 2008
picoChip compiler for multi-core devices receives GCC acceptance
First new compiler to be accepted into GCC for two years. More

October 16, 2008
picoChip showcases TD-SCDMA femtocell at 3G China; announces first customer and demonstrates product
picoChip powers Digimoc femtocell; PC8808 TD-SCDMA femtocell software reference design now available More

September 30, 2008
Redline adopts picoChip for its RedMAX 4CTM Mobile WiMAX base stations
Industry’s only proven true IO-MIMO and reliable 802.16e PHY enables Redline to support its multi-technology and multi-application platforms, enabling additional services and differentiated offerings More

September 23, 2008
picoChip and Wintegra technology is ‘golden basestation’ at WiMAX World 2008
Company provides standard in WiMAX CPE shootout; 4G network architecture is key theme More

September 16, 2008
picoChip extends leadership with 262GIPS, 35GMACS multi-core wireless processors
Expanded product line sets new benchmark in high-performance signal processing; the market’s only device to deliver true single-chip IO-MIMO for WiMAX. More

June 23, 2008
picoChip drives femtocell market with second generation single-chip baseband processor family
New PC302 device delivers the industry’s most integrated and cost optimized HSPA femtocell system-on-chip More

May 7, 2008
picoChip strengthens senior team with new VP of operations
picoChip today announced the appointment of Jackie Barker to the newly-created post of VP operations. More

February 11, 2008
Continuous Computing and picoChip partner to introduce integrated femtocell reference solution
Continuous Computing and picoChip partner to introduce integrated femtocell reference solution with complete protocol stacks. More

February 4, 2008
picoChip and mimoOn partner on delivery of industry’s first LTE basestation reference design
picoChip today announced that it is collaborating with mimoOn to deliver the industry’s first complete LTE (Long Term Evolution) basestation reference design. More

November 19, 2007
picoChip delivers industry’s first single-chip WiMAX Wave 2 and IO-MIMO femtocell reference design
picoChip announced today the PC6532 Wave 2 femtocell, the next version of its industry-standard WiMAX basestation reference design. More

November 14, 2007
picoChip powers Xinwei McWiLL basestations for 2008 Olympics
picoChip announced today that Xinwei Telecom Technology has selected the PC203 as the baseband processor in the latest revision of its McWiLL basestation design. More

September 28, 2007
picoChip partners with L&T Infotech for WiMAX and advanced DSP systems
picoChip announced today that it has added Larsen & Toubro Infotech Limited (L&T Infotech) as a partner design centre for its picoArray multi-core DSP. More

September 18, 2007
picoChip receives strategic investment from Samsung
picoChip today announced that Samsung has made a strategic investment in the company. More

July 2, 2007
picoChip joins the Femto Forum
picoChip announced today that it has joined the Femto Forum, which will support and promote femtocell deployment worldwide. More

June 1, 2007
picoChip scoops up three awards at Best of WiMAX World Europe Awards 2007
Landslide victory with picoChip femtocell technology winning 50% of the awards; Chip Design, Industry Innovation and Industry Choice More

April 20, 2007
picoChip powers Axiom for industry first multi-protocol femtocell architecture...
Collaboration offers deployment with single platform support for multiple standards More

March 2, 2007
picoChip works with Semtech to enhance femtocell reference designs
picoChip today announced that it will be working with Semtech to enhance its market-leading femtocell reference designs with Semtech’s advanced packet timing solution. More

February 9, 2007
picoChip named in top three “firms to watch in mobile”
Real Business / O2 sees “explosive growth” possibilities for fabless chip supplier More

December 12, 2006
picoChip and Kineto team in UMA-enabled femtocell market
Companies collaborate on UMA-enabled femtocell reference design More

September 18, 2006
picoChip wins WiMAX contract with M/A-COM for public safety system
Today picoChip announced that its WiMAX solution is part of M/A-COM’s recently announced 4.9 GHz VIDA broadband solution for Public Safety Grade Applications. This solution by M/A-COM, a business unit of Tyco Electronics, utilizes the standard WiMAX 802.16 protocol, to deliver integrated, public safety-grade wireless broadband video and data services for mission-critical applications More

July 21, 2006
picoChip technology selected by Korea Telecom for first WiBro / WiMAX Femtocell development
picoChip has signed a partnership agreement with Korea Telecom (KT) to develop WiBro / WiMAX access points, sometimes called Femtocells or Home-Basestations. More

July 7, 2006
picoChip signs WiMAX partnership agreement with China GrenTech
picoChip today announced that it has signed a development partnership agreement with China GrenTech. Based on picoChip WiMAX software-upgradeable technology, China GrenTech will develop radio frequency solutions. More

June 6, 2006
picoChip expands presence in USA with opening of Boston office
picoChip announced today that it is expanding its technical support network with the establishment of a new office in Boston, Massachusetts. More

April 28, 2006
picoChip receives Frost & Sullivan 2006 Award
picoChip receives Frost & Sullivan 2006 Semiconductors Industry Innovation & Advancement of the Year Award
picoChip honored for technology excellence as WiMAX leader and for new multi-core DSP family breaking the $1/GMAC barrier More

February 21, 2006
picoChip announces agreement with CETECOM to supply WiMAX solutions into new test equipment
picoChip has has signed an agreement to work in partnership with Spanish test laboratory and test systems developer Centro de Tecnología de las Comunicaciones (CETECOM), which is the WiMAX Forum’s sole approved testing laboratory for the certification of WiMAX products. More

September 20, 2005
picoChip and ARM announce 90nm next-generation wireless chipsets
First ARM Powered, single-chip, software-defined solution for advanced WiMAX and WCDMA applications More

June 27, 2005
picoChip signs China WiMAX partnership agreement with WTI-BUPT
picoChip signs China WiMAX partnership agreement with WTI-BUPT (Wireless Technology Innovation Institute, Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications). Companies partner to focus on commercial WiMAX deployment in China. More

April 6, 2005
picoChip appoints chief financial officer
picoChip today announced it has appointed Iain Silvester to be its chief financial officer More


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