Skyworks Solutions Inc., an innovator of high performance analog semiconductors connecting people, places and things, and PMC-Sierra Inc. (PMC), a semiconductor and software solutions leader in storage, optical and mobile networks, announced a definitive agreement under which Skyworks will acquire PMC for $10.50 per share in an all-cash transaction valued at approximately $2 billion.
Anritsu Co. announces PCTEST Engineering Laboratory Inc. has acquired all elements of Anritsu’s leading LTE Enhanced Multimedia Broadcast Multicast Services (eMBMS) test portfolio, including eMBMS RF Performance test cases on Anritsu’s ME7873L RF/RRM Conformance Test System (CTS) as well as Carrier Acceptance Test (CAT) and Protocol Conformance Test (PCT) test cases on the ME7834L Mobile Device Test Platform (MDTP).
Analog Devices, Inc. announced new releases of its popular RF design tools, which now provide support for Hittite Microwave Corp. products from ADI. The ADIsimRF™ design tool enables engineers to model RF and microwave signal chains using devices from across ADI's RF IC portfolio. ADIsimRF Version 1.9 adds 190 mixers, amplifiers, switches and attenuators, which are primarily from the Hittite portfolio.
M/A-COM Technology Solutions Inc. (“MACOM”), a leading supplier of high-performance analog RF, microwave and optical semiconductor products, will showcase the industry’s broadest and most advanced Gallium Nitride (GaN) RF product portfolio at IMS2015 in Phoenix, Ariz., May 19-21. MACOM’s booth will feature new, revolutionary Gen 4 GaN on Silicon product solutions optimized for commercial, industrial, scientific and medical applications.
Peregrine Semiconductor Corp., founder of RF SOI (silicon on insulator) and pioneer of advanced RF solutions, introduces the UltraCMOS® PE42524, the industry’s first RF SOI switch to operate up to 40 GHz.
Analog Devices, Inc., a global leader in high-performance semiconductors for signal processing applications, announced that its complete RF and microwave portfolio, including the Hittite microwave products from Analog Devices, is now available for sale through the company’s extensive distribution network.
Hittite Microwave Corp. announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to buy substantially all the assets of the Keragis Corp., a provider of extremely high power, wideband amplifier modules, located in San Diego, CA. The purchase price was not disclosed.