27 March 2007

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JRC and Runcom completed the development of Mobile WiMAX Base Station and User Terminal of FFT size (2K) and bandwidth (20MHz)


Orlando, March 27th, 2007 — Japan Radio Company (JRC) (Tokyo: TSE No.6751) and Runcom Technologies, Ltd, the leading OFDMA chipset manufacturer, completed recently the development of Mobile WiMAX Base Station equipment and User Terminals based on advanced version of IEEE802.16e-2005 Standard utilizing the highest FFT size (2K) and bandwidth (20MHz) defined in the Standard. The equipment operating at 2.5GHz achieved a record throughput of 30 megabits per second.

Runcom and JRC demonstrated today at the CTIA Conference (March 27-29, 2007 in Orlando) the highest throughput ever achieved over Mobile WiMAX networks.

The User Terminals and Base stations developed by JRC are based on Runcom's unique OFDMA silicon technology embedded into the RNA200 ASIC and RNF2000 FPGA solution respectively.

" By running a High Definition TV application over a Mobile WiMAX Network enabled us to demonstrate the fantastic potential of Mobile WiMAX as a Broadband Access Technology " said Israel Koffman, Runcom’s VP of Marketing; “The collaboration with a leading company in Radio technology such as JRC enabled the team to bring OFDMA technology to perform one of its highest records.”

Dr Fumio Murakami, General Manager of WiMAX Project at JRC noted: “Japan, as a Sophisticated Communications Markets is expecting superior performance from the WiMAX networks to compete with the existing broadband wireless networks in the country; The collaboration with a pioneer in OFDMA technology such as Runcom supported JRC in its plan to demonstrate such performance to the leading operators in Japan.”



Image: Mobile WiMAX Base Station equipment and User Terminal


Conformity standard IEEE Std 802.16e&Mac254;-2005
Radio Frequency 2.5GHz Band
Channel Bandwidth 10MHz / 1024 FFT or 20MHz / 2048 FFT
Radio Access Control OFDMA
Duplex TDD (5ms TDD Frame)
Channel Coding
Down link : QPSK 1/2, 3/4, 16QAM 1/2, 3/4, 64QAM 1/2, 2/3, 3/4
Up link : QPSK 1/2, 3/4, 16QAM 1/2, 3/4


About JRC
JRC was founded in 1915 and since that time we have developed unique technology based on radio communications and information technologies. 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. Our original development efforts produce the latest, most advanced information and communications equipment. JRC’s key wireless products include Satellite communication system, sub-mm wave Mobile backhaul system and FWA system, Trunked radio system, WiFi Products, GPS receivers and so on. For more information, please visit HYPERLINK "http://www.jrc.co.jp" http://www.jrc.co.jp .

About Runcom
Runcom is a technology company pioneering OFDMA based silicon solutions for User Terminals and Base Stations that comply with the IEEE802.16e-2005 standard for WiBro and Mobile WiMAX applications, Runcom Products include the PHY and MAC communication layers. Runcom RNA200 ASIC was the first Mobile WiMAX compliant ASIC in the Market. For more information, visit Runcom on the Internet: http://www.runcom.com



For further information: please contact

Japan Radio Co.,Ltd.
E-mail: pr@jrc.co.jp


Runcom
Israel Koffman VP Marketing
Tel: +972-545-303110
E-mail: israelk@runcom.co.il



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