Skyworks Enables World's First Commercial LTE Device
Skyworks Solutions Inc., an innovator of high reliability analog and mixed signal semiconductors enabling a broad range of end markets, announced that Samsung Electronics is leveraging one of its power amplifier (PA) modules for the GT-B3710 – a high speed fourth generation (4G) USB modem that is the world’s first long-term evolution (LTE)-commercialized device. Small and efficient, the SKY77706 LTE PA module is designed for multiple handset and data card applications and allows consumers to enjoy the benefits of high-speed data services. Today’s 4G systems offer a comprehensive solution where data and streamed multimedia can be given to users anytime, anywhere at higher data rates than previous generation networks.
“Skyworks and Samsung are pleased to develop LTE technologies for today’s leading handset OEMs, infrastructure suppliers and operators worldwide,” said Gene A. Tkachenko, Senior Director of Engineering at Skyworks. “With LTE network commitments increasing worldwide, Skyworks is once again at the forefront of enabling next-generation solutions to help boost network throughput, improve efficiency and performance, and simplify roaming to deliver the ultimate consumer experience regardless of the platform.”