RA'ANANA, ISRAEL and MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA--(Marketwire - February 1, 2010) - DesignArt Networks, the leading silicon provider for the evolving 4G infrastructure, announced today that the DAN2400 SoC platform was selected by PureWave Networks for its powerful all-outdoor Quantum mobile WiMAX base station family.

PureWave Quantum base stations enable the rapid deployment of open standards-based Mobile 4G solutions for public and private wireless broadband networks -- ideal for wireless network operators of all sizes, as well as enterprise, surveillance, or mission-critical public utility applications. An industry first, Quantum base stations are powerful, compact all-outdoor units with minimal per-site footprint and extremely low power consumption. The single-box units support simplified and automated installation procedures and can be deployed anywhere from tower to rooftop to utility poles.

"The high scalability and performance of the DAN2400 SoC from DesignArt Networks makes it a perfect match for our multi-antenna PureMax architecture -- thus enabling a new class of compact and highly scalable PureWave mobile WiMAX base stations that are changing the market," said Dan Picker, PureWave Networks CTO. "This enables our customers to deploy end-to-end 4G network solutions with the lowest total cost of ownership (TCO) without compromising on coverage, capacity or performance."

The DAN2400 is the most scalable and powerful open SoC platform available for WiMAX applications.

On one hand, the single-chip integration of multi-core MAC and PHY sub-systems with the digital front-end for 6 transmit and receive paths allows the design of very powerful, yet compact and energy efficient base stations. On the other hand, the combination of DesignArt's custom-built DSP technology with this 6x6 RF-array provides vendors with the means to implement state-of-the-art multi-antenna signal processing capabilities, reducing interference, extending cell range, and ultimately providing better service quality and performance at a lower cost. As a result, PureWave was able to develop a family of compact, power efficient, cost effective, yet high-performance base stations for any type of WiMAX application.

"Using DesignArt's DAN2400 SoC platform, PureWave has taken the mobile base station architecture to the next level in terms of system integration, ease of installation and power consumption, thereby demonstrating quite tangible cost, performance and operational benefits for any type of WiMAX operator," said Assaf Touboul, CTO of DesignArt Networks. "The DAN2400 SoC platform enables single-chip designs of compact, all-outdoor base stations, flexible and scalable enough for applications that in the past could have only been served with much more expensive macro base station solutions. We are delighted to be the choice of PureWave Networks as the SoC platform for the Quantum WiMAX base station family."

About PureWave

PureWave Networks develops high performance, compact outdoor 4G base stations. PureWave Networks is the only company that utilizes advanced beamforming technology to achieve the coverage and capacity of a macro base station in a small form factor that can be deployed anywhere. The Company's family of PureWave Quantum base stations offers an open end-to-end solution that allows customers to select components from the broad WiMAX ecosystem in building their networks. Our solutions are designed for any type of operator, from large mobile service providers to small wireless ISPs. PureWave Networks provides customers with the lowest total cost of ownership in the industry through superior performance, ease of installation, dramatically lower equipment and operational cost, and minimal power consumption. PureWave Networks is headquartered in Mountain View, California.


About DesignArt Networks

DesignArt Networks Ltd is the only supplier of highly integrated System-on-Chip (SoC) solutions for the evolving mobile broadband radio access network. Based on a unique targeted multi-core architecture, DAN open SoC platforms integrate, in a single-chip silicon product, all processing sub-systems required for the design of any type of mobile radio access network infrastructure product, ranging from radio heads, base station line cards, backhaul systems, to fully integrated multi-sector 4G base stations with zero-cost self-backhaul. DesignArt provides a single system development framework, including full-featured and trial-ready software applications, suitable for the development of any type and form factor of base station, related radio head products, as well as high-capacity, carrier-grade PtP and PtMP backhaul systems. Vendors benefit from the low-cost, yet powerful and flexible product portfolio, while drastically reducing R&D and life-cycle expenses, and optimizing time-to-market. Operators benefit from best-of-breed, yet compact RAN equipment with an absolute minimum of power consumption.


Contact Information: Media Contacts: DesignArt Karen Quatromoni Rainier Communications 508-475-0025 x150 978-855-0412 (Mobile) kquatromoni@rainierco.com PureWave Ronen Vengosh VP Business Development 1-650-528-5238