U-blox to open Irish design centre and create 25 jobs

Swiss firm U-blox has announced that it is opening a new design centre in Cork that will see the company create 25 new jobs.

10th August, 2013
Thomas Seiler, global chief executive, U-blox and Jim Connolly, head of R&D, at the official opening of U-blox's Irish centre in Cork. Photo: Gerard McCarthy

Swiss firm U-blox has announced that it is opening a new design centre in Cork that will see the company create 25 new jobs.

The company specialises in wireless and GPS semiconductors, and the new design centre will specialise in LTE products, which will be used in the new 4G mobile phone networks.

Andreas Thiel, head of wireless products development at U-blox, said the company had chosen Cork due to its high concentration of engineering talent,...

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