Semiconductor Company Joins Spectrum Sharing Organization Enabling Broadband Internet in Underserved Regions.
The WhiteSpace Alliance (WSA)®, a global industry organization enabling sharing of underutilized spectrum, today announced that RAMICS Co., Ltd has joined the organization.
RAMICS is a fabless semiconductor company based in Seoul, South Korea, focused on broadcasting and emerging wireless communication chipsets and solutions. Utilizing its flexible, proprietary digital RF architecture, RAMICS provides cost effective, expandable hybrid silicon tuner solutions to Tier 1 TV manufacturers for broadband applications such as TV White Space and Machine-to-Machine communication.
“Our rich experience in high frequency RF, analog and digital mixed signal technology is ideally suited to requirements of this new generation of broadband communications,” said Michael Cho, President and Chief Executive Officer, RAMICS.
“Our WSA membership enables RAMICS to leverage and integrate with a vibrant ecosystem of whitespace solution providers, accelerating deployment of this important technology to rural and remote customers around the world.”
“WhiteSpace Alliance members are at the forefront of standards-based broadband innovation to make Internet access a reality for underserved users across the globe,” said Dr. Apurva N. Mody, Chairman of WhiteSpace Alliance. “RAMICS’ digital RF expertise and focus upon software-defined radio solutions can make important contributions to development of robust products for this market.”