WARREN, N.J., June 13, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- ANADIGICS, Inc. (Nasdaq:ANAD), a world leader in radio frequency (RF) solutions, today announced that the Company is shipping production volumes of its ALT6526 pentaband power amplifier to Huawei for the E5172 consumer premises equipment (CPE) and E5776 WiFi hotspot. Huawei's E5172 and E5776 solutions allow multiple WiFi-enabled devices to simultaneously share a single high-speed 3G and 4G cellular data account. The E5172 also provides Ethernet connectivity to support additional users. Both the E5172 and E5776 leverage ANADIGICS' pentaband power amplifier to enable 3G and 4G connectivity, achieving speeds up to 150 Mbps with LTE Cat4.
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"We are very pleased to have been selected for the new E5172 CPE and E5776 WiFi hotspot devices and look forward to working closely with Huawei on future connectivity solutions," said Michael Canonico, senior vice president of Worldwide Sales at ANADIGICS. "ANADIGICS' pentaband power amplifier provides a compelling path for multi-band and multi-mode cellular connectivity and M2M devices by delivering exceptional efficiency across all modes and frequency bands. By combining this level of performance and integration in a single module, we can help achieve higher data throughput, extend battery-life, and save valuable PCB space."ANADIGICS' ALT6526 pentaband power amplifier is optimized for 3G and 4G computer modules, datacards, and hotspots, as well as automotive and machine-to-machine (M2M) applications, operating in CDMA/EVDO, WCDMA/HSPA, and LTE modes. This compact, low profile 5 mm by 7 mm by 0.9 mm module incorporates amplification chains to deliver exceptional linearity and efficiency in each of the 21 bands and band classes that it supports for higher throughput and greater battery-life. Additionally, the ALT6526 includes an integrated voltage regulator, built-in directional coupler, and internal DC blocks on all RF ports to help reduce RF space requirements.