Nokia announced that it has received antitrust clearance from the Chinese Ministry of Commerce (MOFCOM) for its proposed acquisition of Alcatel-Lucent. The clearance in China completes the material antitrust review process required for the transaction.
M/A-COM Technology Solutions Holdings, Inc., a leading supplier of high performance analog semiconductors for RF, microwave and millimeter wave applications, announced that Thomas Hwang has agreed to join the company as senior vice president of global sales.
Freescale Semiconductor, a global leader in radio frequency (RF) power transistors, announced the availability of 11 new commercial RF power LDMOS products that can meet the requirements of U.S. defense electronics applications. This is the first set of products released as part of the company’s strategic defense initiatives for its RF power business, announced in June 2013.
RFMW Ltd. announced that Tom Butler has joined their organization as director of sales for North America. Butler has served in senior management positions where he has directed sales at local, national and international levels.
Richardson RFPD Inc. announces immediate availability and full design support capabilities for a new 3 dB hybrid coupler from Anaren. The low profile, high performance X3C25F1-03S, the latest Femto-sized coupler in the Xinger® III family of products from Anaren, has been miniaturized to a 3 mm x 5 mm footprint without sacrificing electrical performance.
Times Microwave Systems has recently announced the availability of the EZ-500-NMH-X type N no-solder male (plug) straight connector for LMR-500 low loss coaxial cable. The new crimp-style connector does not require soldering of the center conductor into the contact making it perfect for field installations and they also do not require braid trimming! The EZ-500-NMH-X is compatible with the CST-500 cable prep tool and the HX-4 (with Y151 dies) crimp tool.
Hittite Microwave Corp. announced a new Gallium Nitride (GaN) MMIC power amplifier product which offers significant performance, size and durability advantages for communications, test instrumentation and radar systems operating in the 6 to 18 GHz frequency range.
San-tron Inc., a leading manufacturer of RF and microwave coaxial connectors and cable assemblies, has announced the hiring of a new sales representative, McBride Scientific Sales, to handle customer relationships in Texas, Louisiana, Oklahoma, and Arkansas.