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GCT Semiconductor Powers New Mobile Hotspot
Now Available on Sprint's 4G LTE Network

San Jose, CA - May 3, 2016 GCT® Semiconductor, a leading designer and supplier of advanced 4G mobile semiconductor solutions, today announced that its 4G LTE chip GDM7243S powers the new R850 LTE hotspot now commercially available with Sprint and Sprint’s pre-paid brand Boost Mobile. This compact R850 hotspot connects up to 10 Wi-Fi devices simultaneously with long range Wi-Fi, for hours of connectivity both indoors and outdoors. GCT’s GDM7243S, also commercialized in devices for other major carriers such as Verizon Wireless, SK Telecom and LGU+, offers advanced LTE connectivity that simplifies integration, reduces time-to-market and lowers cost.

“We continue to build on our success with GDM7243S and offer ODMs and operators worldwide a mature solution that supports all LTE frequency bands as well as VoLTE, ideal for mobile hotspots, dongles, tablets, M2M and CPEs,” says Alex Sum, vice president of sales and marketing at GCT Semiconductor, Inc.

The R850 mobile hotspot is now available on Sprint and Boost Mobile’s websites.

The new R850 mobile hotspot, powered by GCT’s GDM7243S LTE chip,
and available on Sprint and Boost Mobile’s 4G LTE network.


About GCT Semiconductor, Inc.

GCT Semiconductor is a leading fabless designer and supplier of advanced 4G LTE and WiMAX semiconductor solutions. GCT’s market-proven LTE solutions, commercially available since 2010, have enabled fast and reliable LTE connectivity to numerous commercial devices such as smartphones, tablets, hotspots, USB dongles, routers, M2M applications, etc., for the world’s top LTE carriers. GCT’s system-on-chip solutions integrate radio frequency, baseband modem and digital signal processing functions, therefore offering complete 4G platform solutions with small form factors, low power consumption, high performance, high reliability and cost effectiveness. For more information, visit


Alex Sum
VP Marketing/Business Development
GCT Semiconductor, Inc.
Tel: +1.408.434.8022
Mobile: +1.408.835.9686

Simon Lee
Sr. Director of Product Marketing
GCT Semiconductor, Inc.
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