Verizon Wireless Certifies Altair's Chipsets for Voice Over LTE (VoLTE)

VoLTE certification enables toll quality voice services to be delivered over Verizon's nationwide network

06 Sep, 2016, 08:00 ET from Altair Semiconductor

HOD HASHARON, Israel, September 6, 2016 /PRNewswire/ --

Altair Semiconductor , a leading provider of LTE chipsets, today announced that its FourGee-3800 Cat-4 chipset has been VoLTE-certified by Verizon. The move expands on the previous Verizon's device certification of Altair's Cat-1 and Cat-4 LTE chipsets.

"This certification is an important milestone as it facilitates migration from legacy 2G/3G voice services to 4G," said Eran Eshed, Co-Founder and VP of Worldwide Sales and Marketing at Altair. "The flexibility and cost-efficiency that VoLTE services offer for the consumer and enterprise markets are valuable for customer migration and acquisition."

"We are pleased to see cost-efficient voice-enabled LTE solutions such as Altair's FourGee-3800 come to market," said Chris Schmidt, Executive Director of Device Technology at Verizon. "This expands the portfolio of chipset and module solutions available for customers to connect to Verizon, the nation's largest and most reliable LTE network. With certified chipsets and modules, product developers can commercialize products faster and benefit from quicker certification times and lower overall cost."

Altair's FourGee-3800 powers millions of devices worldwide. It includes a high-performance, voice-optimized media processing subsystem running HD voice and on-chip IMS signaling. The chip supports advanced calling features such as conference calling, call waiting, and call forwarding.

About Altair Semiconductor 

Altair Semiconductor is a leading provider of single-mode LTE chipsets. Altair's portfolio covers the complete spectrum of cellular 4G market needs, from supercharged video-centric applications all the way to ultra-low power, low cost IoT and M2M. Altair has shipped millions of LTE chipsets to date, commercially deployed on the world's most advanced LTE networks including Verizon Wireless, AT&T and Softbank. The company's customer roster includes some of the world's leading OEMs and ODMs, such as Hewlett-Packard, ASUS and D-Link, as well as the majority of Asian ODMs developing LTE products for global markets. For more information, visit http://www.altair-semi.com. Follow Altair on Twitter: @AltairSemi

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