18 September 2012

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.

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Simon Fogg

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http://www.modesat.com
http://www.xilinx.com/

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Xilinx Ltd

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