Partnership to develop 5G base station chip

Sivers IMA, developer of mmWave products, said that it will create a 5G base station chip with RF power product company Ampleon, which it expects to bring to market by the end of 2019. Both companies will jointly develop the product, with Ampleon being the main sales channel to Tier-One OEMs for the product. Ampleon supplies sub-6-GHz RF power solutions for 4G and 5G cellular base stations, with the top macro cell telecom network OEMs among its customers. The new chip is being developed in response to demand from top-tier OEMs for state-of-the-art mmWave technology for their next-generation 5G base stations.

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