August 31, 2016 4:22 AM ET

Semiconductors and Semiconductor Equipment

Company Overview of GCT Semiconductor, Inc.

Company Overview

GCT Semiconductor, Inc., a fabless semiconductor company, designs, develops, and markets integrated circuits for the wireless semiconductor industry. It offers system-on-a-chip solutions that integrate radio frequency (RF), baseband modem, and digital signal processing functions onto a single die for the 4G Long-Term Evolution and Worldwide Interoperability for Microwave Access markets. The company also provides 3G Code Division Multiple Access RF components, software, and reference designs. Its products and solutions are used in smartphones, USB dongles, wireless routers, customer premise equipment, femto access points, public safety devices, and embedded modules for notebook and tablet dev...

2121 Ringwood Avenue

San Jose, CA 95131

United States

Founded in 1998

203 Employees





Key Executives for GCT Semiconductor, Inc.

Founder, Chief Executive Officer, President, Secretary and Director
Age: 47
Chief Financial Officer, Principal Accounting Officer and Chief Administrative Officer
Chief Operating Officer
Age: 52
Vice President of Marketing and Business Development
Age: 68
Vice President of Engineering
Age: 46
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2016.

GCT Semiconductor, Inc. Key Developments

GCT Semiconductor Announces its Advanced LTE Chip GDM7243M Powers the New 4G LTE Home Router

GCT Semiconductor announced that its advanced LTE chip GDM7243M powers the new 4G LTE home router, the URoad-Home 2+, developed by Modacom and was recently launched by UQ Communications(UQ) in Japan. The new home router, ideal for use as a residential home gateway, is optimized for use on UQ’s TDD-LTE-compliant network, and supports 110 Mbps downlink. GCT’s market-proven chip, GDM7243M, supports Category 4 FDD/TDD-LTE and was fully certified by KDDI in July 2014.

GCT Semiconductor Announces 4X4 Mimo LTE-Advanced Solution Powers NEC Platforms 4G Mobile Router in Japan

GCT Semiconductor announced that its 4G LTE-Advanced chip, GDM7243Q, powers the new 4G LTE mobile router developed by NEC Platforms (NECPF), and announced by UQ Communications (UQ) in Japan earlier this year. UQ plans to launch this ultra high speed mobile router early March 2015. GCT’s FDD-TDD-LTE Advanced chip features advanced performance multi-antenna technology, 4x4 MIMO, that improves LTE coverage, peak throughput and spectral efficiency. GDM7243Q delivers Cat 5/6/7 throughputs with speeds up to 300 Mbps, and supports Voice over LTE (VoLTE) and eMBMS (LTE broadcast) as well as other advanced features.

GCT Semiconductor Inc. and Ecrio Inc. Collaborate to Develop Volte Solution Optimized for 4G LTE Home Phone Gateways and CPEs

Ecrio Inc., and GCT Semiconductor Inc., announce a collaboration to provide an integrated solution including Ecrio's FlexIMS Voice over LTE (VoLTE) software and GCT's Category 4 LTE Chipset, GDM7243S. This integrated solution of GCT and Ecrio recently completed pre-certification with a Tier 1 Operator. This turnkey solution fully meets the requirements of LTE-based phones and CPEs, both for traditional landline replacement as well as 3G to 4G upgrades. The pre-certified solution allows OEMs and ODMs to rapidly accelerate their VoLTE-enabled product rollouts worldwide. GCT's GDM7243S combines RF and baseband to offer a highly integrated solution, optimized to ensure high performance and low power consumption, as well as increased battery life. GCT's chip delivers an embedded VoLTE implementation for a variety of LTE connected devices. Ecrio's FlexIMS™ patented technology uniquely allows for the broadest coverage of VoLTE device types including LTE home/enterprise CPEs with full legacy support of mandatory FAX/Modem and regulatory E911 and TTY capabilities.

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