Marvell Communications and Application Processors Selected for China Mobile Open Mobile System Phones
Breakthrough Operating System Expected to Drive New Applications and Services Growth in World’s Largest Phone Market
Santa Clara, California
(August 31, 2009) –
arvell (NASDAQ: MRVL), a world leader in storage, communications, and consumer silicon solutions, today announced that its communications and application processors were selected for the new line of handsets launched as part of China Mobile's pioneering Open Mobile System (OMS). China Mobile, the world's largest mobile phone operator by number of subscribers, introduced the much-anticipated phones in Beijing earlier today. The OMS operating system, paired with Marvell's silicon solutions, will allow China Mobile to provide consumers with an array of new mobile internet applications and value-added services.
"China Mobile Research Institute engaged Marvell early in the OMS program on the basis of their leadership in processors and open source ecosystems that allow us to deliver high value content and services on our 3G networks," said Bill Huang General Manager of China Mobile Research Institute. "Marvell has been a valued part of our OMS consortium from the start."
"We have been honored to work with China Mobile on this important new initiative" said Weili Dai, Co-founder, Vice President and General Manager of the Consumer and Computing Business Group at Marvell. "China is not only leading the next phase of growth for the global economy, it is driving new advancements in 3G and 4G mobile technology. Working with China Mobile to deliver smartphones with advanced capabilities enables Marvell to expand its reach deeper into the world's largest phone market."
Marvell's high performance applications and modem-integrated communications processor platforms deliver an excellent user experience. Marvell's complete platform solutions include powerful applications processors, field-proven cellular modems and radio frequency devices, intelligent power management, power-efficient Wi-Fi/Bluetooth/FM connectivity and the software and system expertise needed to bring new features to market more quickly.
Marvell (NASDAQ: MRVL) is a world leader in the development of storage, communications, and consumer silicon solutions. The company's diverse product portfolio includes switching, transceiver, communications controller, wireless, and storage solutions that power the entire communications infrastructure including enterprise, metro, home, and storage networking. As used in this release, the terms "company" and "Marvell" refer to Marvell Technology Group Ltd. and its subsidiaries. For more information, visit http://www.marvell.com.