gigaAnt and Cambridge Silicon Radio start co-operation

19 February 2001

gigaAnt - a subsidiary of Hexagon Wireless, and Cambridge Silicon Radio start co-operation gigaAnt and Cambridge Silicon Radio (CSR) have signed a non-exclusive cooperation agreement that will give mutual benefits through the synergy achieved through combining the products and services of both companies. For gigaAnt, the value of this strategic cooperation is CSR's ability to bring Bluetooth wireless technology hardware and software design, development and integration services to gigaAnt's customers or potential customers. CSR benefits from gaining access to gigaAnt 's expertise and resources covering radio frequency technology, and antenna design, testing and manufacturing. "We are very pleased to be working closely with CSR, a market leader in producing silicon for short-range wireless communication. One of the most important results of our cooperation will be that customers of both gigaAnt and CSR will benefit significantly from shorter time to market for their products", says Ric Roetering, Vice President of gigaAnt. Leader in antennas for mobile devices gigaAnt develops, manufactures and supplies internal, external, embedded and customized antennas dedicated to short-range wireless devices used in, e.g. Bluetoothtm, HomeRF and Wireless LAN applications. It has over 35- years of experience in manufacturing antennas worldwide for mobile applications, with high-volume production facilities in China and Malaysia. gigaAnt is a subsidiary of Hexagon Wireless. The single-chip Bluetooth Company CSR designs and manufactures single-chip radio devices, focusing initially on solutions for the 2.4GHz Bluetooth personal area-networking standard. The background and experience of its development team give CSR a unique advantage in helping OEMs exploit the new wave of wireless networking. This has led to CSR building the first truly integrated single-chip Bluetooth system based on commodity CMOS technology with all its inherent advantages. For more information please contact: Patrik Byhmer Director Marketing & Sales gigaAnt +46 70 357 21 64 Hexagon AB (publ) Tel 08 - 601 26 20 Box 1112 Fax 08 - 601 26 21 S-131 26 Nacka Strand E-mail postmaster@hexagon .se

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