The RF transceiver is a core component in a mobile phone or other mobile cellular device; its primary function is to send and receive digital data over the air.
"As consumers continue to demand more multimedia functionality from their mobile devices, the RF plays a key role in delivering the data speed and signaling needed to support mobile content and services," the company said.
Infineon's SMARTi UE supports all global UMTS band combinations as well as quad-band EDGE, enabling handset makers to address the various regional operator frequency requirements within the same device design.
Production ramp up is planned for the second half of 2008. Terms of the development agreement were not disclosed.