The Japan-headquartered cellular platforms player Renesas Mobile Corporation performed the formal opening ceremony last week, of its research and development (R&D) centre in Bangalore geared to developing 2G, 3G and 4G modem technologies.
Said Heikki Tenhunen, Senior Vice President Renesas Mobile Corporation: “Renesas Mobile India is a key R&D centre in wireless modem technology, performing leading edge technology development In addition to 2G, 3G and LTE, Renesas Mobile India is performing core technology development within TD-SCDMA and TD-LTE technologies.” Renesas Mobile India is a member of the Software Technology Parks of India with about 230 employees. It expects to invest $115 million within five years.
The launch ceremony on May 11 was marked by the demonstrations of VAMOS(Voice services over Adaptive Multi-user channels on One Slot)calls (2G), HSDPA data transfer (3G) and LTE data transfer, with Renesas Mobile Corporation chipsets….all with significant Indian contributions.
“Renesas Mobile India is contributing in every aspect of product creation from 3GPP standardization, to system design, to implementation and customer support, and is a full-capability R&D centre,” said Allan Frederiksen, Managing Director of Renesas Mobile India, Pvt, Ltd. “Coming from the Wireless Modem group in Nokia, we are proud to continue the development of our world-class technology in Renesas Mobile here in Bangalore”
The parent, Renesas Mobile started operations in December 2010 with the completion of Renesas Electronics’ acquisition of the Wireless Modem group of Nokia Corporation.
May 15 2011