Ethertronics’ EtherChip 2.0™ and EtherModule 1.0™ Win Mobile Merit Awards

SAN DIEGO, Calif. – September 9, 2013 – Ethertronics, a leading technology company enabling innovative antenna and RF system solutions to deliver the best connected experience, today announced its EtherChip 2.0™ and EtherModule 1.0™ have won awards for the Mobile Merit Awards 2013 in the 4G Service Creation & Development and Smart Cities categories, respectively.

The Mobile Merit Awards aim to recognize individuals and technologies that have shaped the way in which the world communicates today. Judging criteria is based on industry impact, innovation, technologies, social importance, implementation and overall success factor. This is the fourth year the Mobile Merit Awards have been honoring the companies that have contributed to the growth of the mobile marketplace. The judging panel was made up of esteemed industry executives, members of the media and consultants.

In the 4G Service Creation & Development category, EtherChip 2.0, an RF silicon chip, was recognized for its ability to add “smarts” to antenna and RF systems to deliver optimal connectivity and performance for wireless devices. In the Smart Cities category, EtherModule 1.0, the industry’s first turnkey, plug-and-play active antenna system module was named a winner for its easy integration into various applications, including M2M, telematics, automotive and other wireless devices.

“Being recognized with Mobile Merit Awards for both our EtherChip 2.0 and EtherModule 1.0 is an honor and a testament to their innovative designs and capabilities,” said Laurent Desclos, president and CEO of Ethertronics. “These awards further validate Ethertronics’ leadership position in bringing active antenna, RF systems and chip solutions to market. We believe that this technology evolution, which we are driving, is critical for the future of the global mobile marketplace. We’d like to thank the awards organizers for this recognition, and our dedicated team for their hard work in delivering high-performance solutions to the market.”

About Ethertronics
Headquartered in San Diego, Calif., Ethertronics is a technology company enabling innovative antenna and RF system solutions to deliver the best connected experience for operators, OEMs, and consumers. The company – via its Antenna, Systems and Chip Divisions – is established in designing and manufacturing high-performance embedded antenna system solutions supporting a wide range of applications. Ethertronics’ patented Isolated Magnetic Dipole™ (IMD) technology has a legacy as a strong foundation for passive, as well as active antennas designs. Ethertronics’ technology has been selected by major customers with worldwide shipments over 200 million annually. Ethertronics maintains a global network of design centers and manufacturing operations. For more information, visit