November 08, 2011 17:10 ET

ST-Ericsson Thor M7400 Modem Selected as CES 2012 Innovations Honoree

GENEVA, SWITZERLAND--(Marketwire - Nov 8, 2011) - ST-Ericsson, a world leader in wireless platforms and semiconductors, is pleased to announce that the ST-Ericsson Thor™ M7400 modem, the industry's smallest and first two-chip LTE/HSPA+ modem, was selected as a CES Innovations 2012 Design and Engineering Awards honoree in the Embedded Technologies product category.

The ST-Ericsson Thor M7400 4G multimode modem delivers the high power efficiency and compact footprint needed to enable sleek and slim form factor smartphones, tablets and other connected devices. The Thor M7400 is a groundbreaking multimode solution, supporting the latest LTE, HSPA+ and TD-HSPA mobile broadband technologies, and enables efficient integration between application processor and modem.

"The Thor M7400 sets a new standard for 4G multimode modems delivering extremely high data performance, low power consumption and size advantage over alternative solutions," said Jörgen Lantto, executive vice president and chief technology officer at ST-Ericsson. "To further optimize its footprint, the Thor M7400 includes memory-less technology to optimally integrate with application processors in 4G mobile broadband devices. As a result, the Thor M7400 makes ultra-fast web browsing and high speed data connectivity ubiquitous, easy and reliable. We are proud to have our innovative product recognized by the Consumer Electronics Association."

More information about the complete line of ST-Ericsson Thor thin modems is available at

About ST-Ericsson

ST-Ericsson is a world leader in developing and delivering a complete portfolio of innovative mobile platforms and cutting-edge wireless semiconductor solutions across the broad spectrum of mobile technologies. The company is a leading supplier to the top handset manufacturers and generated sales of $2.3 billion in 2010. ST-Ericsson was established as a 50/50 joint venture by STMicroelectronics (NYSE: STM) and Ericsson (NASDAQ: ERIC) in February 2009, with headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland.

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