US Monolithics Introduces New Line of Satellite Transmit and Receive Products : See the new LNBs and BUCs first at CommunicAsia, Singapore

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US Monolithics, the supplier for over 650,000 Ka-Band transceivers for consumer broadband, has launched a line of commercial C-and Ku-band satellite transmit and receive products. The new line of outdoor unit (ODU) products takes advantage of pricing, technology, and high-volume production advantages that US Monolithics has gained in becoming the dominant leader in consumer Ka-band transceivers. The new products will be on display June 17 to 20 at the US Monolithics stand in Hall 6, Booth # 6FI-03 at CommunicAsia 2008, Singapore.

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Now our customers can gain an advantage in cost, performance, and quality by integrating our new ODU products into their commercial networking products.

New products include C- and Ku-Band low-noise block downconverters (LNBs) and block upconverters (BUCs) specifically designed for (VSAT) satellite communication terminals. The product line includes a series of high-stability free running DRO and PLL LNBs, Ku-band BUCs from 1W to 150W, and C-band BUCs from 1 to 300W.

"We've leveraged the best of our technology and high-volume consumer electronics experience and are collaborating with leading original equipment manufacturers to launch a line of high performance ODU electronics," said Ken Crawford, VP and GM for US Monolithics. "Now our customers can gain an advantage in cost, performance, and quality by integrating our new ODU products into their commercial networking products."

About US Monolithics

U.S. Monolithics, based in Gilbert, Arizona, is a wholly owned subsidiary of ViaSat Inc (Nasdaq:VSAT). The company produces custom microwave technology for high frequency communications in commercial, military, and space applications. Products and technologies include monolithic semiconductor design, millimeter wave MMICs, high power transceivers, high levels of functional integration, high-frequency packaging, and design for low-cost manufacturing. Capabilities cover the full range of frequencies from L- to W-band and one-time unique products as well as cost-effective high volume production. For more information, visit

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