According to an informed source, MediaTek has completed its initial adjustments following the company's acquisition of Analog Devices, Inc.'s (ADI's) chipset business. MediaTek will soon establish a unit dedicated to TD-SCDMA research, and expects to achieve scale production of the technology shortly.
Yang Hua, Secretary-General of the TD-SCDMA Alliance, acknowledged MediaTek's strengthened support for the TD-SCDMA standard. Industry insiders suggest that MediaTek's ability to produce chips in large volume will bring a significant force to bear in favor of TD-SCDMA in the marketplace.
Editor's Note: For more background on this topic, please see "Rumor: MediaTech Plans Acquisition for TD-SCDMA Market Entry", MD 7/20/07 issue.