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CPI to be Acquired by Comtech

CPI International Inc. (CPI) announced the signing of a definitive merger agreement with Comtech Telecommunications Corp. (CMTL) under which Comtech will purchase CPI in a cash and stock transaction with an enterprise value of approximately $472.3 M. Comtech will fund the acquisition by redeploying approximately $372.0 M of its...
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Wireless Telecom Completes Sale of Willtek

Wireless Telecom Group Inc. announced the completion of its previously disclosed agreement to sell substantially all of the operating assets of its wholly owned subsidiary Willtek Communications GmbH and affiliates to Aeroflex Inc. , a Delaware corporation, in exchange for $2,750,000 in cash and the assumption of certain liabilities....
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Analog Devices Introduces Low Power RF Prescalers

Analog Devices Inc. (ADI), a leader in high-performance semiconductors for signal-processing applications and a provider of radio frequency integrated circuits (RF IC), announced the availability of new RF prescaler circuits for a variety of applications, including point-to-point radios, very small aperture terminals (VSAT) and microwave communication systems. A prescaler...
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Peregrine and IBM Partner on SOS Roadmap

Peregrine Semiconductor and IBM have teamed up to develop and manufacture future generations of Peregrine’s patented UltraCMOS™ silicon-on-sapphire (SOS) process technology. When fully qualified, the next-generation UltraCMOS RF ICs will be manufactured by IBM for Peregrine in the jointly-developed 180-nanometer RF CMOS process at IBM’s 200 mm semiconductor manufacturing...
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Freescale Enters GaAs MMIC Market with Four Devices

Freescale Semiconductor has entered the gallium arsenide (GaAs) Monolithic Microwave Integrated Circuit (MMIC) marketplace with the introduction of four new devices designed and optimized specifically for high performance in macro base stations, repeaters and femtocells employed in wireless networks. The devices address low-noise amplifiers and transmit power amplifiers –...
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IET Forges Links with Institution of Engineers India

The President of the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET), Professor Christopher Snowden, and Chief Executive, Nigel Fine, have visited India to forge and further relations with India’s premiere engineering institution and strengthen the IET's presence in South Asia. At the first ever meeting of the IET’s South Asia...
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