June 01, 2011 09:00 ET

ANADIGICS Announces Production Volume Shipments of New Multi-Band Power Amplifier to Qualcomm

ANADIGICS' New Power Amplifier Enables Multi-Band Modules Based on Qualcomm's Gobi™ 3000 Reference Design

WARREN, NJ--(Marketwire - Jun 1, 2011) - ANADIGICS, Inc. (NASDAQ: ANAD), a world leader in radio frequency (RF) solutions, today announced that the Company is shipping production volumes of its AWT6521 multi-mode power amplifier (PA) for the Qualcomm Gobi™3000 module. The AWT6521 PA supports WCDMA/ HSPA+ and CDMA/EVDO in frequency bands used by operators worldwide, providing users with more choice in carrier networks and the freedom to go without fear of losing connectivity. The Gobi™ 3000 reference design is based on Qualcomm's MDM6200™ and MDM6600™ chipsets, both of which can provide support for HSPA+ data rates of up to 14.4 Mbps.

"The Gobi™ 3000 multi-mode platform provides high data rate wireless functionality to a broad spectrum of mobile devices," said Jerry Miller, vice president of business development at ANADIGICS. "Qualcomm's selection of our new multi-band power amplifier for the Gobi™ 3000 platform exemplifies the strength of our successful relationship and the performance advantages of this product. We look forward to working closely with Qualcomm to develop the next-generation mobile solutions that continue to set the standard in wireless connectivity performance."

ANADIGICS AWT6521 Multi-Band PA Key Facts and Highlights:

  • Space saving 5 mm x 7 mm x 1 mm package
  • 2 shared RF inputs, 5 separate 50 ohm matched outputs
  • Integrated RF coupler
  • Internal voltage regulation
  • Integrated DC blocks on RF ports
  • WCDMA, HSPA, and HSPA+ compliant
  • CDMA/EVDO compliant

ANADIGICS AWT6521 Key Specifications:

Frequency RangeBandsWCDMA Efficiency
824 to 849 MHzUMTS Bands 5 & 19, CDMA BC 041% @ 28.5 dBm
880 to 915 MHzUMTS Band 840% @ 28.8 dBm
1710 to 1755 MHzUMTS Bands 3 & 4, CDMA BC 4 & 1541% @ 28.5 dBm
1850 to 1915 MHzUMTS Band 2, CDMA BC 1 & 1440% @ 29.0 dBm
1920 to 1980 MHzUMTS Band 1, CDMA BC 639% @ 28.8 dBm

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ANADIGICS, Inc. (NASDAQ: ANAD) delivers integrated radio frequency (RF) solutions that OEMs and ODMs demand to optimize the performance of wireless, broadband and cable applications across all major networks and standards. ANADIGICS features a diverse portfolio of highly linear, highly efficient RFICs. Headquartered in Warren, NJ, the company's award-winning products include power amplifiers, tuner integrated circuits, active splitters, line amplifiers and other components that can be purchased individually or packaged as integrated RF and front-end modules. For more information, visit

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