HSINCHU, TAIWAN — March 15, 2012 —Hsinchu, Taiwan - Microelectronics Technology Inc. (MTI), the world’s largest Ka-band satellite transceiver manufacturer, today announced that its manufacturing base in Wuxi, China, has been qualified by ViaSat Inc., an industry-leading satellite broadband service and system provider based in Carlsbad, California, for the production of the new generation Ka-band Transmit Receive Integrated Assembly (TRIA), an ODU (Outdoor Unit) for ViaSat’s SurfBeam® 2 satellite broadband system. With the new agreement entered early this year, MTI has further expanded the long-standing partnership with ViaSat.
Being the leader in the design and manufacturing of RF & Microwave products, MTI has delivered over one million Ka-band transceivers since 2005. ViaSat, the leader in Ka-band satellite broadband systems and service, recently launched the new ExedeSM service, which uses the SurfBeam® 2 satellite broadband system to provide affordable Internet connections with speeds up to 12 Mbps.
Thanks to its excellent operation, MTI was selected again and awarded this new manufacturing agreement by ViaSat to supply the new generation Ka-band TRIA.
“We are very excited to expand and strengthen the partnership with ViaSat by entering the new agreement and receiving the production qualification for our China manufacturing facility,” said Mr. Allen Yen, President and CEO of Microelectronics Technology Inc. “MTI has demonstrated outstanding delivery and quality performance on Ka-band broadband satellite transceivers to the market since 2005 and maintains the largest Ka-band transceiver manufacturer position with over 1M total units shipped. By reaching this important milestone, MTI will continuously devote ourselves and collaborate with ViaSat to deliver high-quality and cost-effective satellite broadband products to the market.”
Microelectronics Technology Inc. (MTI) is a technology company specialized in wireless communication product development, manufacturing and global sales for more than 29 years. Based on the core competence in microwave and RF technology, MTI has established a leading position in the fields of microwave radios, satellite ODUs and receivers, mobile base station components and broadband wireless access products. With this excellent record of accomplishment, MTI has established long-term partnerships with world’s leading communication equipment providers. For more information, please visit www.mtigroup.com.