Qualcomm sold certain quantities of three of its UMTS chipsets below cost to Huawei and ZTE, two strategically important customers, with the intention of eliminating Icera
, its main rival at the time in the market segment offering advanced data rate performance.
Qualcomm's actions "prevented Icera
from competing in the market, stifled innovation and ultimately reduced choice for consumers", the European Commission ruled.
The Mimosa X, powered by the Nvidia Tegra 2 mobile processor, features a dual-core CPU and GeForce GPU, and the Nvidia Icera
450 HSPA+ modem has baseband and RF processors, designed to feature excellent throughput and low power.
The Mimosa X is powered by the NVIDIA Tegra 2 mobile processor, which features a dual-core CPU and GeForce GPU, and the NVIDIA Icera
450 HSPA+ modem, comprising baseband and RF processors, featuring throughput and low power.
The company will introduce next year fully-fledged platforms for smartphones and tablet PCs by integrating its Tegra processors with Icera
's baseband chips.
is financially advised by Evercore Partners (NYSE:EVR).Country: , UKSector: Telecommunications, ElectronicsTarget: Icera
IncBuyer: Nvidia CorporationDeal size in USD: 367mType: Corporate acquisitionStatus: Agreed
Looking to make a move in the ever growing mobile environment, Nvidia has acquired wireless baseband and RF chip supplier Icera
for $367 million in cash.
ZTE Corporation, a leading global provider of telecommunications equipment and network solutions, and Icera
Inc., the mobile broadband semiconductor company, have announced ZTE's first mobile broadband USB stick for T-Mobile USA's 4G network, the webConnect Rocket 2.0, which is powered by Icera
's Livanto(R) software-defined baseband chipset.
(NASDAQ: LAVA), a provider of chip design software, and Icera
Inc., a pioneer in soft modem chipsets for smart phones and mobile broadband devices, today announced joint development of Icera
's 28-nanometer (nm) high-performance, low-power system-on-chip (SoC) design flow for its next-generation chipsets.
(former ASIC Design Center of Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.), Hynix Semiconductor, Inc., IBM, Icera
Semiconductor, Juniper Networks, Inc., LG Electronics, Marvell Technology Group, Ltd., NEC Electronics, NVIDIA Corporation, P.
a price-cost test for the three Qualcomm chipsets concerned; a broad range of qualitative evidence demonstrating the anti-competitive rationale behind Qualcomm's conduct, intended to prevent Icera
from expanding and building market presence.
On the ICERA
, the government-run firm's proposed recovery amounted to P14.481 million, comprising of P14.287 million principal charges and P193,531.00 carrying charges.