TI Targets the Cloud RAN

TI’s KeyStone multicore architecture scaled to support unprecedented levels of capacity for cloud RAN applications

December 5, 2011

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DALLAS -- Continuing at the forefront of the wireless industry with its market-leading base station System-on-Chip (SoC) solutions, Texas Instruments Incorporated (TI) (NYSE: TXN) today unveiled an expansion of its KeyStone multicore architecture for emerging cloud radio access network (C-RAN) applications and network server developers.

Specifically, TI is scaling its KeyStone architecture for the emerging paradigm of C-RAN base stations, enabling the creation of device pools with immense capacity for manufacturers to develop extremely high performance and power efficient C-RAN base station clusters. Clustering base station functions allow processing capacity to be concentrated, which offers an innovative alternative to operators looking to lower operating expenses by reducing the amount of equipment in the field. By extending its KeyStone architecture, TI provides a powerful and cost effective path to C-RAN for developers using KeyStone devices for small cell or macro cell base stations while protecting their software investment.

“TI is unveiling a critical enabler for powerful and cost effective cloud RAN solutions,” said Ken Rehbehn, principal analyst, mobile infrastructure, Yankee Group. “Expanding TI’s flexible KeyStone architecture to meet C-RAN network topology requirements means that radio system innovators gain a unified architecture that scales from small cells to massive C-RAN processing pools. These enhancements offer vital design flexibility and time-to-market advantage without adding significant development cost.”

Texas Instruments Inc. (NYSE: TXN)

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