Companies Cooperate to Accelerate 4G LTE Deployments

 

Cupertino and San Jose, CA, October 29, 2012 - Ecrio Inc., the leading provider of 4G LTE Real Time Communications client software for the mobile industry and GCT Semiconductor Inc., a leading designer and supplier of advanced 4G mobile semiconductor solutions, announce today the successful device-level integration of Ecrio's Mobile Communications Client Suite (MCCS), based on the FlexIMS architecture, with GCT Semiconductor's 4G LTE single-chip solution, GDM7240.  This integration demonstrates a device level readiness to meet the operator demand for amultitude of devices and applications expected to be connected to 4G LTE networks.

Built on the robust, modular and scalable FlexIMS architecture, the MCCS solution has been successfully launched on operator networks, and will be available in a growing number of mobile and connected 4G LTE devices.

GCT offers highly-integrated monolithic LTE single-chip solutions that enable mobile devices to take advantage of the power of 4G LTE mobile broadband networks.  GCT's LTE solution, GDM7240, is currently commercially deployed at leading U.S. and worldwide LTE operators, and has recently been certified for use in 4G LTE modules on the Verizon 4G LTE wireless network.

"We are pleased to continue working closely with Ecrio to optimize 4G LTE device connectivity," said Dr. Kyeongho "KH" Lee, President and CEO of GCT. "Integrating Ecrio's innovative FlexIMS architecture with our market-proven LTE single-chip product offers device makers a complete market-ready solution ideally suited for 4G LTE networks. We look forward to continue working closely with Ecrio and to further accelerate the deployment of 4G LTE solutions worldwide."

"We are delighted to join GCT in announcing a significant milestone of integrating our solutions," said Michel Gannage, Ecrio co-founder and chief executive officer. "Ecrio is committed to working closely within the 4G ecosystem and supporting GCT, our chipset partner, in integrating key functionality needed to further accelerate LTE and VoLTE deployments."

About Ecrio

With over 50 Million phones deployed globally, Ecrio is the leading supplier of real time communications client software for standards compliant SMS, RCS, VoLTE and Video Calling services running on 4G LTE Networks. Built on the FlexIMSTM architecture, Ecrio's Mobile Communications Client Suite (MCCS) is optimized for latency, power consumption and processor architectures. Ecrio's solutions have been deployed by industry leading operators such as NTT DOCOMO, SK Telecom and Verizon Wireless, and leading device and chipset platform providers. For more information, please visit www.ecrio.com.

FlexIMS is a trademark of Ecrio Inc.

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. For more information, visit www.gctsemi.com.

 

Media Contacts
Ecrio Inc.
Sopheak San
Tel: +1-408-366-7900
Email: ssan@ecrio.com

 

GCT Semiconductor
Alex Sum
VP Marketing/Business Development
Tel: +1.408.434.8022
Email: alexsum@gctsemi.com

 

Simon Lee
Director of 4G Global Marketing
Tel: +1.408.434.8039
Email: sylee@gctsemi.com