Wavesat, IBM to develop mobile WiMAX chipset

Wavesat and IBM are working together to develop an 802.16e WiMAX chipset targeting consumer electronic devices. As part of the agreement, Wavesat's UMobile TM 802.16e chipset will be manufactured by IBM. The two are also collaborating on power-saving techniques such as voltage islands, aimed at lowering chipset power consumption and maximizing power efficiency for different modes of operation. This is IBM's first official WiMax chip deal.

To read more about the chipset pact:
- take a look at this press release

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