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Antenova’s Seven-band DATANOVA® Antenna Selected by Leading Korean Consumer Electronics Giant

20 January 2009
Antenova’s Seven-band Antenna Provides 3G Mobile Broadband and Dual-band Wi-Fi® Connectivity in Lightest Notebook in its Class

Cambridge, UK, January 20, 2009 --- Antenova Ltd, the integrated antenna and RF solutions company, announced today that its high performance seven-band mobile broadband antenna is in mass production in the lightest notebook computer in its 13.3-inch LCD class from a leading Korean consumer electronics company.  In addition to 3G cellular mobile broadband capability, Antenova’s full diversity seven-band antenna provides dual-band Wi-Fi® connectivity for an always connected experience.

“Our customer is a global Tier 1 consumer electronics giant and retains that position by offering innovative products with the latest functionality, superior performance and sleek designs,” stated Greg McCray, CEO of Antenova. “Having met their stringent development, quality and performance requirements, Antenova’s seven-band antenna was selected for its slimmest and lightest weight notebook computer with integrated mobile broadband technology. Understanding our customer’s needs for the latest technologies that deliver superior performance and value while providing excellent customer service has also earned Antenova a position on the Company’s approved vendor list for future projects.” 

McCray added, “The mobile computing era has officially arrived, with global notebook PC shipments exceeding desktop sales for the first time ever in the third quarter of 2008. Continuing to win notebook projects and adding more Tier 1 OEMs to our established customer base of leading global companies such as HP, Dell and Siemens is a testament to Antenova’s engineering excellence and growing market leadership. The flexibility and high performance of Antenova’s multi-band mobile broadband antennas has fast become the manufacturers’ choice for the new generation of lightweight notebook computers that offer leading-edge performance, mobility and style.” 

Antenova’s DATANOVA® mobile broadband antennas for notebook computers and ultra mobile personal computers (UMPCs) provide the widest choice of wireless broadband connectivity options while providing superior performance. Antenova’s multi-band DATANOVA®  mobile broadband antennas can cover all or as many of the CDMA/GSM, 3G, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, WiMAX, UWB and GPS bands in a single structure. DATANOVA antennas provide manufacturers the ultimate in embedded wireless connectivity by eliminating the need for exposed or unsightly external antennas. DATANOVA antennas can be found in mobile broadband enabled notebook computers and UMPCs from leading vendors worldwide. And soon to be available is the ultra-thin lower profile versions of DATANOVA antennas for the next generation of the sleekest and slimmest notebook computers and UMPCs. 

 

About Antenova
Antenova is a leading developer and supplier of integrated antennas and RF solutions for wireless communication and consumer electronic devices. Through its customers and licensee partners, Antenova’s high performance High Dielectric Antenna (HDA®), DATANOVA® multi-band mobile broadband and gigaNOVA® standard antennas, along with its industry leading RADIONOVA® RF Antenna modules enable some of the most advanced wireless devices, smartphones, feature phones and wireless notebook computers around the world. Antenova’s integrated antennas and RF solutions are ideally suited for an extensive range of applications, including GSM and CDMA, 3G, GPS, 802.11 a/b/g, Bluetooth®, ZigBee® and WiMAX™.  For further information, please visit www.antenova.com.