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GCT Semiconductor LTE Chip Certified
by Tier-One US Wireless Operator

GCT Single-Chip Supports FDD/TDD-LTE and VoLTE

San Jose, CA November 25, 2014 GCT® Semiconductor, a leading designer and supplier of advanced 4G mobile semiconductor solutions, today announced that its 4G LTE single-chip GDM7243S has been fully certified by Verizon Wireless for Verizon’s LTE network. GDM7243S is GCT’s second LTE chip to achieve Verizon certification, and offers design makers an advanced LTE connectivity solution that will simplify integration, reduce their time-to-market and lower cost. GCT’s LTE chip includes baseband and complete RF transceivers in a compact, single-chip package. This highly integrated solution supports all LTE frequency bands, as well as VoLTE, and is ideal for smartphones, tablets, mobile hotspots, USB dongles, as well as M2M.

“The certification will enable ODMs to commercialize devices efficiently and with confidence that the LTE connection is proven,” says Alex Sum, vice president of marketing and business development at GCT Semiconductor, Inc. “This minimizes ODM device certification cost and expedites time to market. GCT continues to focus efforts on providing embedded highly integrated and low power LTE connectivity solutions for a variety of consumer electronics devices.”

GCT continues to expand its 4G leadership position by offering next-generation FDD and TDD LTE solutions, as well as multi-mode LTE/3G/2G. GCT has been selected by over 40 of the leading ODMs worldwide, and has launched over 15 commercial LTE devices for smartphones, ultrabooks, tablets, mobile hotspots, gateways, USB dongles and M2M in North America, Europe and Asia.

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

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