Anglia adds world beating GPS module line

Wisbech, UK, 17 April 2013 – Anglia M2M has been appointed exclusive UK and Ireland distributor for GlobalTop Inc, manufacturer of Mediatek (MTK) based GPS receiver modules. The agreement replaces Anglia’s position as UK distributor for Fastrax GPS modules which came to an end following its acquisition by ublox.

According to Tim Clayton, Divisional Marketing Manager for Anglia M2M, “GlobalTop GPS modules are technically and commercially very competitive, and are easy to integrate as a result of their industry standard architecture. The GlobalTop range includes both smart antenna modules with a pre-tuned antenna and standalone modules with an ultra-small footprint for more advanced applications. Their hardware is exceptionally versatile, with good design tools allowing firmware to be readily adapted to suit specific needs. In my experience, the service and support offered by GlobalTop is absolutely first rate and we look forward to our new partnership with them.”

Brian Wang, Sales Director at GlobalTop added, “Anglia M2M has a strong portfolio of complementary lines and some exceptionally strong relationships with key customers. These relationships are built on the ability of their team to deliver great technical support, working closely in partnership with the customers design team to create an effective solution. We are delighted to have Anglia support our world beating GPS technology in the UK and Eire.”

GlobalTop is the latest blue chip wireless connectivity vendor to partner with Anglia M2M, the fast growing connectivity business within Anglia Components. Complementary lines include Cinterion wireless modules, ConnectBlue WiFi solutions and Avago WiMax technology. Anglia M2M is part of Anglia Embedded, which offers technologies such as KOE displays and Advantech and Avalue embedded computing platforms.

About GlobalTop

GlobalTop Technology, founded in 2006, is the top professional manufacturer of Mediatek (MTK) GPS modules and RF electronics ODM solution provider. Located at the prestigious Tainan Science Park in southern Taiwan, home to some of the most influential technology companies and well-structured park administration, GlobalTop has access to some of the best regulated electronics manufacturing chain and most efficient logistic in Taiwan. The company’s sole philosophy is to provide complete and innovative GPS and RF ODM solutions through comprehensive services at a competitive price. GlobalTop firmly believes quality of service and support are the keys to many of our client’s successes in integrating its GPS solutions.

About Anglia

Anglia is the UK’s leading independent authorised distributor of semiconductors, optoelectronics, interconnect, and passive and electromechanical components. The company is a signatory of the ADS SC21 programme and holds AS9120, ISO9001, ISO14001 accreditations and IECQ-CECC qualification. Anglia’s exceptional technical support spans a fast sampling service, telephone advice from product specialists, on-site visits from field applications engineers and, ultimately, electronics design. An in-house team of designers adds expert resources to customers' design teams, helps reduce final product costs and accelerates development times. Anglia stocks over 700 million components from 500,000 product lines in the UK, and streamlines its customer’s logistics and reduces costs through KAN-BAN, EDI, and customer-dedicated inventory.

For further details please contact:

Michelene Hircock at Anglia, Sandall Road, Wisbech, PE13 2PS, UK.

Phone: +44 (0)1945 47 47 47; Web:;  Email:

Peter van der Sluijs

Neesham PR

+44 (0) 1296 628180