Frequency Matters, episode 20 - Kristen Anderson and Pat Hindle cover RF industry consolidation, August supplement articles and upcoming events. Eric Higham of Strategy Analytics also makes a guest appearance.
Murata Electronics North America, Inc. and Peregrine Semiconductor Corp. announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement under which Murata will acquire all outstanding shares of Peregrine not owned by Murata, for $12.50 per share in cash, or a total transaction value of $471 million.
NI (formerly AWR Corp.) awarded the first, second and third place winning teams of the IMS2014 Student Design Contest for high-efficiency power amplifier and high-sensitivity radar complementary one-year licenses of NI AWR Design Environment™ software.
Infineon Technologies AG and International Rectifier Corp. have signed a definitive agreement under which Infineon will acquire International Rectifier for $40 per share in an all-cash transaction valued at approximately $3 billion.
New analysis from Frost & Sullivan, "PXI Market to Change the Face of the Test and Measurement Industry", finds that the market earned revenues of $563.3 million in 2013 and estimates this to reach $1.75 billion by 2020.
Boeing has received a contract from NATO worth approximately $250 million to install digital flight decks and avionics on 13 of the alliance’s Airborne Warning and Control System (AWACS) aircraft, which are based on the Boeing 707 commercial airplane.
Episode 19 of "Frequency Matters" covers the August Satellite and Radio Communications issue, current news and NIWeek along with other happenings in the RF/microwave industry. The episode features our new co-host, Kristen Anderson.
The latest Status of the Global LTE TDD Market Report published by the Global mobile Suppliers Association, confirms a rising number of operator commitments to LTE TDD (TD-LTE) network deployments, new commercial service launches, rapid expansion in the choice of user devices and accelerating subscriber growth.
Cubic Corp. announced it has been awarded a contract valued at $1.8 million from Idaho National Laboratory to perform Phase one of a two-phase program to provide a common data link (CDL) for unmanned platforms, specifically Small Unmanned Aircraft Systems (SUAS).