Adaptive BroadbandTM Selects Teledyne Technologies for
AB-AccessTM Radio MMIC Power Amplifiers
LOS ANGELES - Feb. 18, 2000 - Teledyne Technologies Incorporated (NYSE: TDY) was selected by Adaptive Broadband Corporation (Nasdaq: ADAP) to provide 75,000 MMIC power amplifiers for the AB-AccessTM U-NII band radio.
AB-AccessTM is a broadband fixed wireless access network for Internet, data, video, and voice applications. It is rapidly deployable, scalable, and spans the frequency range from 2 to 42 GHz. The first releases operate in the U-NII (Unlicensed National Information Infrastructure) band from 5.25 to 5.825 GHz. Point-to-multipoint connections up to 25 Mbps enable high-speed communications within broad service areas.
Teledyne's MMIC power amplifier is based on a proven GaAs MESFET process that offers superior reliability and performance. "We are very pleased that Adaptive Broadband has placed its confidence in our advanced product technology," said David A. Zavadil, vice president and general manager of Teledyne's Microwave Electronic Component (MEC) strategic business unit. "We are committed to offering the best value power amplifiers to the wireless marketplace and consider Adaptive Broadband as a premier developer of broadband wireless Internet access products."
Teledyne's MEC-Mountain View strategic business unit (www.teledynemicrowave.com) develops and supplies GaAs MMIC power amplifiers and assemblies for wireless microwave applications, RF filter products for fixed access applications, and electromechanical switches for communications, space, and defense applications.
Teledyne Technologies Incorporated (www.teledyne.com) is a leading provider of sophisticated electronics and communication products, systems engineering solutions and aerospace engines and components. With 1999 revenues of $803 million, Teledyne Technologies employs approximately 5,800 persons in the United States, the United Kingdom, and Mexico.