18 September 2012 Xilinx acquires Modesat Communications Xilinx acquires Modesat Communications In a move it describes as 'a great synergistic fit', Xilinx has acquired wireless backhaul solutions provider Modesat Communications. The company says that oems focusing on mobile backhaul platforms can now take advantage of its All Programmable 7 series fpgas and Zynq-7000 SoCs combined with Modesat solutions to gain market competitiveness and differentiation. "We have consistently received feedback from our customers to provide total solutions optimised for wireless mobile backhaul applications," said Krishna Rangasayee, senior vp and general manager of the Xilinx communications business unit. "We've listened to our customers and aligned our portfolio and roadmap to serve their needs." "With the addition of Modesat backhaul solutions the opportunity in this segment will be greatly expanded and we will be better able to serve tier 1 and tier 2 wireless infrastructure customers and provide complete backhaul modem solutions," added Tarmo Pihl, co founder of Modesat Communications. Author Simon Fogg Comment on this article Websites http://www.modesat.comhttp://www.xilinx.com/ Companies Xilinx Ltd This material is protected by MA Business copyright See Terms and Conditions. One-off usage is permitted but bulk copying is not. For multiple copies contact the sales team. What you think about this article: Add your comments Name Email Comments Your comments/feedback may be edited prior to publishing. Not all entries will be published. Please view our Terms and Conditions before leaving a comment.