Semtech Celebrates ToPSync® Platform Milestone in Enabling Low Cost 4G – LTE Wireless Networks
More than one million network elements are now enabled with IEEE1588 using Semtech’s ToPSync®, the world’s most integrated telecommunication synchronization solution
Camarillo, California - October 29, 2012
Semtech Corporation (Nasdaq: SMTC), a leading supplier of analog and mixed-signal semiconductors, today announced its ToPSync technology has been deployed in more than one million network elements, a significant milestone in the deployment of IEEE1588 (PTP) technology.
ToPSync devices are deployed in more than 100 carrier networks spanning 2G, 3G and 4G systems. Semtech’s ToPSync platform is committed to meeting the challenges of the 4G time-aligned technologies as the growth in small cells accelerates to support high quality mobile broadband everywhere.
The growth of next-generation wireless networks - particularly the TDD- LTE advanced services - is heavily dependent on delivery of time alignment to the base stations. Semtech’s PTP solution has a proven record in delivering the required performance with a faultless reliability record. The unique combination of an embedded SONET/SDH & SyncE solution with all of the CPU, algorithm and time-stamping required brings exceptional multi-standard performance in the smallest available footprint.“We started to get involved with PTP almost 10 years ago,” said Rich Lansdowne, Managing Director of Semtech’s Timing and Synchronization business. “To see this technology ‘come of age’ now is really exciting, everyone is talking about it. We have a great roadmap of new firmware and devices committed to lowering the cost, size and power while increasing flexibility and performance. In fact, our newest devices and firmware can support 100ns time alignment for small cells with a $5 TCXO.”
ToPSync® products offer system designers the benefit of significant board space and system cost savings. The level of integration, along with RoHS & WEEE compliance contributes to energy conservation and hazardous waste reduction.
Key Features of the ToPSync:
Pricing and AvailabilityToPSync products are available now in production quantities and are priced from $30 each in 10,000-piece lots. Semtech offers comprehensive design assistance, including field- and factory-based support. Data sheets, volume pricing, and delivery quotes, as well as evaluation kits and samples, are available at www.semtech.com/info.
Semtech Corporation is a leading supplier of analog and mixed-signal semiconductors for high-end consumer, computing, communications and industrial equipment. Products are designed to benefit the engineering community as well as the global community. The company is dedicated to reducing the impact it, and its products, have on the environment. Internal green programs seek to reduce waste through material and manufacturing control, use of green technology and designing for resource reduction. Publicly traded since 1967, Semtech is listed on the NASDAQ Global Select Market under the symbol SMTC. For more information, visit www.semtech.com.
Pauline Cadena, Public Relations, Telephone: (805) 389-2755