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3 July 2008

JRC and ArrayComm Announce Technology Alliance

JRC's Multi-Antenna Radio Products to include Self-Calibration Verified for

ArrayComm's A-MAS™ Processing Software

Combined Effort to Streamline Base Station Development and Deployment

July 2, 2008 TOKYO, JAPAN and SAN JOSE, CALIFORNIA - Japan Radio Co. (JRC) and ArrayComm LLC, announced today a joint technology agreement for Wireless Broadband systems. Through this agreement, JRC will develop base station radio head products that deliver the maximum performance of ArrayComm's A-MAS™ (Multi-antenna Signal) processing software. ArrayComm and JRC will ensure that JRC's radio head products are ready for rapid integration of A-MAS with base station vendors.

"JRC is a leader in radio technology," said Steve Sifferman, President of ArrayComm. "JRC's products will now be ready with sophisticated calibration for best-in-class multi-antenna signal processing - including beam-forming and interference cancellation for MIMO."

By this collaboration, base station manufacturers can minimize development resources and enable faster time-to-market, while delivering superior performance to carrier customers. Operators will then be able to achieve best-in-class economic results: Broadband networks with superior coverage, spectral efficiency, and data rates-providing the best possible end-user experience.

"World leading, ArrayComm's multi-antenna processing technology is a must-have technology for wireless broadband communication evolution, and its technology has been proven in over 300,000 commercial base stations in operation today." said Tatsuro Masamura, board member and GM of R&D center of JRC. "Through this collaboration, technical hurdles for multi-antenna base station enablement are decreased. JRC will leverage the collaboration output and accelerate implementation of high performance and low cost RF units and outdoor units for multi-antenna base stations."

  1. About JRC
  2. Founded in 1915, JRC has grown to become one of the leading companies in the field of wireless technology, radio equipment, and radars in Japan. Today's communications world is bipolar - global and personal. JRC provides land mobile and personal, information and communications equipments that speed and ease voice, data and image communications such as Satellite communication system, Trucked radio system, WiFi Products, GPS receivers and so on. JRC continues to add field proven products to their lineup accelerating the development of their equipment and ever strengthening the JRC brand name as a manufacturer of high quality radio equipment and radars. For more information, please visit www.jrc.co.jp/eng/.
  1. About ArrayComm
  2. ArrayComm LLC, a Ygomi Company, is the leader in multi-antenna signal processing software for wireless systems. ArrayComm's A-MAS™ software improves network economics and user experiences through gains in coverage, client data rates, and capacity for all wireless communications protocols, in base station, client device, and MIMO architectures. A-MAS implementations include W-CDMA, HSDPA, WiMAX, PHS, GSM, and HC-SDMA networks. For wireless equipment manufacturers, tapping ArrayComm's unmatched experience in MAS applications enables significant performance and time-to-market advantages while reducing development cost and technical risk. For more information on ArrayComm, please visit www.arraycomm.com.

For further information: please contact

Japan Radio Co.,Ltd.

Corporate Strategy Department
E-Mail: pr@jrc.co.jp
www.jrc.co.jp/eng/

ArrayComm LLCTel: +1 (708) 227 1998
E-Mail: clouse@arraycomm.com
www.arraycomm.com