Renesas Mobile Company Background
Renesas Mobile Corporation (RMC) is a spin-off and 100% subsidiary of Renesas Electronics Corporation (REL) with revenues of ~USD 1Bn which was created on the 1st December 2010. Renesas Mobile integrates the former Mobile Multimedia Business Unit of Renesas with the former Nokia Wireless Modem Business Unit.
Renesas Mobile is a global operation, headquartered in Tokyo, Japan, with subsidiaries all over the world and strong cross-cultural ethics. As part of the Renesas group, it has the support of the world's largest embedded microcontroller player in the semiconductor world. With around 2000 people (> 70% of our staff are based outside of Japan), Renesas Mobile has the power and capabilities to deliver world leading products and platforms for mobile phones, web-tablets, smartphones, data-cards, embedded modems, car infotainment systems and other new devices based on the need and desire for connectivity.
REL itself was created on April 1st, 2010 as the combined operations of the former NEC Electronics and Renesas Technology and has a consolidated turnover of around ~USD 10Bn. REL is the No.1 supplier of microcontrollers in the world and one of the largest mobile devices application processor suppliers (ABI research March 31, 2011, Mobile Devices semco market data). REL is in the top 5 RF device suppliers for mobile and is the No.5 semiconductor vendor worldwide.