Mindspeed Licenses Intellectual Property Cores for Next-Generation Radio Network Interfaces from Radiocomp

The Companies Bring Leading Common Public Ratio Interface (CPRI) Solutions to Next-Generation 3G/4G/LTE Basestation Baseband Processors

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., — February 18, 2010 — (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Mindspeed Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:MSPD), a leading supplier of semiconductor solutions for network infrastructure applications, today announced that it has licensed common public radio interface (CPRI(TM)) intellectual property (IP) cores from Denmark-based Radiocomp(R) for use in Mindspeed(R)'s application-specific system-on-chip (SoC) solutions for next-generation mobile broadband basestation platforms.

"We believe that Radiocomp's solution is an ideal, efficient and high-performance CPRI implementation," said Surinderjit Dhaliwal, core technology director at Mindspeed. "We believe that the completeness and the maturity of the IP core makes it the most attractive choice in the market for our Transcede(TM) solution."

Mindspeed's recently introduced Transcede family of processors delivers a new class of high-performance silicon designed to meet the huge increase in basestation diversity and computational complexity caused by the Mobile Internet's migration from a voice-centric 2G/3G mobile network to a data centric 3G+/4G/long term evolution (LTE) mobile network. The industry's most highly integrated solution, the Transcede processor replaces today's complex, expensive and inflexible solutions consisting of general-purpose digital signal processors (DSPs) plus field programmable gate arrays (FPGAs) and network processing units (NPUs). It incorporates an unprecedented 26 programmable processors in a single device, plus complete I/O functionality including CPRI capabilities provided by the Radiocomp IP cores.

"We are extremely pleased with acquiring Mindspeed as a new customer, and showcasing our interface technology in the company's Transcede family of products," said Soren Danielsen, director of sales and marketing at Radiocomp. "We believe that our state-of-the-art IP cores and Mindspeed's industry leadership in semiconductor networking solutions is a winning combination."

Radiocomp's IP cores have become the de-facto standard for Open Base Station Architecture Initiative (OBSAI) and CPRI interfacing, and today cover CPRI version 4.1 and OBSAI RP3-01 version 4.1. They include all features and functionality required for a full implementation of the LTE standard, Mobile WiMAX, wideband code-division multiple access (W-CDMA), and other technologies.

Visit Mindspeed at Mobile World Congress 2010

Mindspeed will be showcasing the Transcede family of products at the Mobile World Congress tradeshow in Barcelona, Spain, from Feb. 15-18, 2010, in the company's booth -- Hall 2, Stand 2J40.

About Radiocomp

Radiocomp is the first company in the world dedicated to developing and manufacturing soft configurable radio heads for fourth generation mobile networks using state-of-the-art SDR (Software Defined Radio) design principles. Radiocomp's radio head technology enables the rapid mass deployment of efficient, high-performance LTE and WiMAX networks. Radiocomp's radio heads represent a great leap forward towards more cost effective and greener radio networking technology.

Radiocomp also develops and delivers fully standards-compliant OBSAI and CPRI IP (Intellectual Property) cores, digital platforms, and reference designs for optical interfacing within distributed base station systems.

For more about Radiocomp and OBSAI/CPRI technology see www.radiocomp.com. For sales contact Email Contact.

About Mindspeed Technologies

Mindspeed Technologies, Inc. designs, develops and sells semiconductor solutions for communications applications in the wireline and wireless network infrastructure, which includes today's separate but interrelated and converging enterprise, broadband access, metropolitan and wide area networks. Our products are classified into three focused product families: multiservice access, high-performance analog and wide area networking communications. Our products are sold to original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) for use in a variety of network infrastructure equipment, including voice and media gateways, high-speed routers, switches, access multiplexers, cross-connect systems, add-drop multiplexers, digital loop carrier equipment, IP private branch exchanges (PBXs), optical modules, broadcast video systems and wireless basestation equipment.

To learn more, visit us at www.mindspeed.com.


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