Sanyo to use Beceem WiMAX chips

WiMAX chipmaker Beceem Communications won a deal with handset maker Sanyo, which will use Beceem's BCS200 chipset to enter the WiMAX handset market. Sanyo will use the chipset and systems software to develop a dual-mode CDMA/WiMAX phone with Wave 2 functionality. Sanyo is a major handset supplier to Sprint, and Beceem gains another major handset vendor. Beceem already has a deal with Samsung Electronics.

For more about Beceem's deal with Sanyo:
- check out this article from RCR Wireless News