Sequoia transceiver supports both HSDPA, Edge

The race for single-chip, multiband transceivers capable of handling third-generation data standards is heating up. Sequoia Communications Inc. will introduce its one-chip, polar-architecture SEQ7400 Hedge transceiver this week, even as competitor Sirific Wireless Ltd. shows a 130-nanometer linear CMOS device that likewise supports both High-Speed Downlink Packet Access (HSDPA) and Edge.