The new device meets all requirements for the WiMax Forum Wave 2 mobile device certification. It supports 5 and 10 MHz channel bandwidths, has a variety of adaptive modulations modes and has security support built in. The product will support USB 2.0 and Card Bus / PCI host interface support.
The first shipments of the new chip are expected to be in Asia, with U.S. shipments to follow. Fujitsu will offer a Systems Design Kit and a PC Card Reference Platform Delivery Kit so that customers can move into production quickly. The SDK can use a variety of RF platforms to meet various frequency requirements globally.
The company has successfully completed industry wide plugfests to validate its operation. Pricing has not been announced.