Articles Tagged with ''carrier''

Skyworks launches family of antenna switches supporting carrier aggregation

Skyworks Solutions Inc., an innovator of high performance analog semiconductors enabling a broad range of end markets, introduced groundbreaking RF switching  technology that is enabling early adopters to implement carrier aggregation solutions. Carrier aggregation allows mobile service providers to combine spectrum and increase data rate throughput by utilizing two or more bands simultaneously instead of the single band method used currently, thereby giving consumers an enriched data experience regardless of location.

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Top 10 mobile carriers generate US$202 B in profit, Up 4.2%

Worldwide service revenue, year-on-year (YoY) for 4Q-2012 grew 2.8% to US$240.5 billion. From ABI Research’s investigations, the regional dynamic is varied. Western Europe and Africa’s mobile operator actually demonstrated a contraction in service revenue YoY of 8.2% and 6.9% respectively. Middle East, Latin America, and Asia-Pacific are still showing reasonably robust rates of growth of 7% to 11%.

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