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AT&T to launch NVidia Icera 410 LTE modem chipset for tablets and laptops.
"Validation with AT&T...paves the way for Nvidia Icera-powered LTE devices on the AT&T network through this year and next," Stan Boland, senior vice president of mobile communications at Nvidia, said in a statement.
The 410 is the first Icera modem to implement 4G LTE in Nvidia's "software defined" radio baseband processor.
The chipset offers 4G LTE at category 2 data rates (up to 50 Mbps) as well as 4G HSPA+, 3G. and 2G compatibility, Nvidia said.
ICERA 410 10MHZ LTE AND DUAL CELL PLATFORM
The Icera 410 platform is targeted at enabling early multimode LTE devices that are comparable with current HSPA devices for price and form-factor. It’s based on the ICE8061 baseband and the ICE8261 RF IC.
- LTE 4G/3G/2G multimode
- Multiple LTE bands supported including 700MHz and 800Mhz
- Supporting 5 or 10MHz LTE bandwidth
- Peak data rate 50Mbps
- Multiband 3G/HSPA+
- HSPA+ Cat 14 (21 Mbps)/HSUPA Cat 6 (5.7Mbps)
- Upgradeable to 42Mbps dual cell HSPA+
- Quad-band GPRS/EDGE
- IceClear® interference-cancellation technology
- Voice and data support