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Antenova Licenses Patented HDA® Antenna Technology to Sony Ericsson

23 March 2009
High Performance Multi-band HDA® Antennas Enable Popular Platform Handset Designs for Multiple Markets

Cambridge, UK, March 23, 2009 --- Antenova Ltd, the integrated antenna and RF solutions company, announced that Sony Ericsson Mobile Communications (Sony Ericsson), a leading innovator in mobile phones, has licensed its patented High Dielectric Antenna (HDA®) technology for their popular series of high performance multi-band handsets.

Antenova’s multi-band HDA® antennas offer GSM, UMTS, EGSM and CDMA capability all in the same antenna with minimum space requirement. The superior detuning characteristics of Antenova’s HDA® technology offers over 50% average terminal radiation efficiency over the cellular bands, making it an ideal solution for high volume platform handset development for the global market. 


“The licensing of Antenova’s HDA® technology expands the selection of innovative antenna technologies that can be used in our products and enables us to keep pace with changing market trends and consumer demand,” said Gerard Hayes, Antenna Design, Technology and Research Group, Sony Ericsson.


"Sony Ericsson is a top ranking mobile handset vendor offering popular handset models, such as those from their market leading Cyber-shot™ and Walkman® ranges,” stated Greg McCray, CEO of Antenova. “This HDA® licensing agreement with Sony Ericsson, who consistently holds a top position in the global handset market, demonstrates our commitment to providing industry leading antenna technologies as well as antennas and RF solutions to our leading mobile handset customers and manufacturing partners.”



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


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