Avago Technologies Expands Portfolio of Small Cell RF Front-End Solutions
*New RF Power Amplifiers Featuring Unmatched Linearity, Gain and
*New WiFi FBAR Filter Enabling Stringent Adjacent Multi-Band Operation
SAN JOSE, Calif., and SINGAPORE, June 4, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Avago
Technologies (Nasdaq:AVGO), a leading supplier of analog interface components
for wireless, wireline, and industrial applications, today announced two new
RF power amplifiers (PAs), the MGA-43728 and MGA-43828, and a new WiFi FBAR
filter, the ACFF-1024, designed specifically for small cell base transceiver
station (BTS) applications.
Expanding upon Avago's proven MGA-43x28 PA family, the MGA-43728 and MGA-43828
are respectively new UMTS/LTE Band 7 and Band 8 PAs featuring high linearity,
gain and power-added efficiency (PAE) with integrated power detector and
shutdown function. The ACFF-1024 is a new miniature band-pass filter optimized
for use in the 2.4GHz ISM band. Designed with Avago's innovative FBAR
technology, the ACFF-1024 enables concurrent operation of WiFi and Bluetooth
applications that coexist with other wireless standards such as PCS and LTE
Bands 7, 38, and 40 without performance degradation due to interference.
"Avago is committed to serving Small Cell customers with an expanded portfolio
of highly differentiated products and cost-effective solutions," said Ron
Ruebusch, vice president and general manager of Avago's Wireless Semiconductor
Division. "Leveraging proven mobile handset technology, Avago shall continue
to invest in developing new products catering to the growing Small Cell market
New Product Highlights
*Linear P[out] of 27.3 dBm at 48 dBc ACLR (LTE, 10MHz/50RB)
*Gain of 38.3 dB
*PAE of 13.7%
*Linear P[out] of 27 dBm at 50 dBc ACLR (UMTS, 5MHz)
*Gain of 33.0 dB
*PAE of 15.0%
*WiFi and Bluetooth Coexistence with LTE Bands 7, 38, and 40
*57dB Min. Attenuation in LTE Band 7
*55dB Min. Attenuation in LTE Band 38
*50dB Min. Attenuation in LTE Band 40
Avago will be showcasing a comprehensive portfolio of RF front-end solutions
including the new MGA-43728, MGA-43828 and ACFF-1024 in the Avago Booth 1453
at the IMS 2013 exhibition in Seattle, Washington, USA from June 4^th to 6^th.
Pricing and Availability
The MGA-43728 and MGA-43828 are priced at $9.24 USD each in 1,000 unit
quantity, and the ACFF-1024 is priced at $2.13 USD each in 1,000 unit
quantity. Samples and production quantities are available now through Avago's
direct sales channel and worldwide distribution partners.
Further information on the new MGA-43728, MGA-43828 and ACFF-1024 is available
About Avago Technologies
Avago Technologies is a leading designer, developer and global supplier of a
broad range of analog, mixed signal and optoelectronics components and
subsystems with a focus in III-V compound semiconductor design and processing.
Backed by an extensive portfolio of intellectual property including
approximately 4,200 patents and pending applications, Avago products serve
three primary target markets: wireless communications, wired infrastructure,
and industrial and other. Avago has a global employee presence and heritage of
technical innovation dating back 50 years to its Hewlett-Packard roots. For
more information, visit Avago's website: www.avagotech.com.
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