16 July 2012, Taipei, Taiwan and Guildford, UK: Multi-band, multi-standard transceiver chip firm, Lime Microsystems, today announced that it has signed Taiwan based Azio Electronics as its strategic distribution partner for the Greater China region. The deal, which is effective immediately, will give Lime’s customers in mainland China, Taiwan and Hong Kong a greater level of support and access to Lime’s complete portfolio of multi-band, multi-standard transceiver based products. Ebrahim Bushehri, CEO of Lime said: “We were impressed by the exceptional level of Azio’s proactivity and the reputation it has built for itself in record time. We look forward to be working with Azio and reaching out to the key communication equipment manufacturers in the region.”

Andy Chang, CEO of Azio, said: “Lime’s products will give our customers greater flexibility and allow them to enjoy economies of scale. Lime transceiver products enable the creation of varied products that can be deployed for any wireless standard and frequency bands with a worldwide market potential.”

Lime’s LMS6002D is a fully integrated multi-band, multi-standard single-chip RF transceiver for 3GPP (WCDMA/HSPA and LTE), 3GPP2 (CDMA2000) and WiMAX applications. It can be digitally configured to operate in 16 user-selectable bandwidths up to 28MHz.

The company has also designed a Universal Wireless Communications Toolkit, which enables users to create and test wireless systems of any size on any commonly used wireless communications frequency and wireless standard. In addition to femtocells, enterprise femtocells, picocells, Lime’s customers are using the IC to create repeaters, GNU radio and white space radio applications.

For more details on the agreement and a photo visit the Azio Electronics newsroom.