Skyworks Solutions Inc. announced that its SkyOne® Ultra 3.0 portfolio is being leveraged by Inseego, a pioneer in 5G and intelligent IoT device-to-cloud solutions, for their next-generation mobile hotspot. Given the significant growth in mobile subscribers and densification of data traffic–which will intensify with 5G–demand for portable, reliable, anytime connectivity is rapidly increasing. Skyworks’ compact, highly-integrated front-end system is being utilized in combination with Qualcomm’s LTE X20 modem to power Inseego’s MiFi 8800L device, the industry’s first commercially available gigabit LTE platform for Cat 18. The complete, global solution covers more than 23 bands and provides ultra-fast user experiences with enterprise-grade security.
“Leveraging decades of expertise, Skyworks’ innovative cellular solutions are enabling a growing number of diverse applications,” said Carlos Bori, senior vice president of sales and marketing for Skyworks. “Mobile hotspots and IoT enterprise devices represent yet another burgeoning market where Skyworks’ advanced wireless architectures are facilitating broad coverage and premium performance.”
“As we accelerate towards 5G, Skyworks is the ideal partner to provide next level performance across consumer, enterprise and IoT use cases,” said Ashish Sharma, chief marketing officer and executive vice president of IoT and mobile solutions for Inseego. “Skyworks’ leading wireless engines seamlessly interface with our robust technologies to deliver unprecedented LTE speeds and highly-reliable connections in dense traffic areas, a forerunner to what 5G networks will offer.”
According to Zion Market Research, the mobile hotspot router market is expected to increase from approximately $2 billion in 2017 to more than $7 billion by 2024, a compound annual growth rate of 20 percent.