Allgon Mobile Communications develops integrated antennas for Philips Semiconductors Bluetooth# modules

Allgon Mobile Communications develops integrated antennas for Philips Semiconductors Bluetooth modules Allgon Mobile Communications, the world's leading supplier of antennas for mobile phones has entered into an agreement with Philips Semiconductors, a division of Royal Philips Electronics (NYSE: PHG, AEX:PHI), to develop integrated antennas for Philips Bluetooth plug and play modules. The objective is to develop cost-effective antenna integration into a Bluetooth device. Due to its advanced integration, the combined module and antenna will significally maximize the advantages of cost, size and time to market of plug & play modules. For further information, please contact: Björn Berndtsson Telephone: +46-8 540 823 55 President, Allgon Mobile Communications mobile: +46-708-24 14 09 Lars-Erik Grambo Telephone: +46-8 540 824 33 Business Development Manager mobile: + 46-708-29 13 81 About Allgon Allgon's business concept is to develop, manufacture and market radio- based solutions and other products for wireless telephony and data communications. Allgon's product range consists of antenna systems for infrastructure in mobile telephone networks; filters, combiners and similar products for base stations; repeater networks; microwave equipment and mobile telephone antennas. Allgon's invoiced sales amounted to SEK 2 696 million in 2000. The number of employees at the end of 2000 amounted to 1335. Allgon was founded in 1946. For more information about Allgon: About Philips Semiconductors Philips Semiconductors, which had annual revenues of approximately US$6.3 billion in 2000, designs and manufactures semiconductors and silicon systems platforms. Philips Semiconductors is spearheading the emerging field of systems on silicon solutions with the innovative Nexperia platform and VLSI Velocity tool set. The company's Sea-of-IP design methodology allows plug and play intellectual property blocks for easily customizable products. The company is a leader in communications, consumer, PC peripherals and automotive semiconductors, which are key applications for convergence in end-user products. Philips Semiconductors is headquartered in Eindhoven, The Netherlands, and has operations throughout the world. For more information about Philips Semiconductors: ------------------------------------------------------------ This information was brought to you by Waymaker The following files are available for download: