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CommScope Upgrades Microwave Antenna Portfolio

CommScope is making the most comprehensive upgrade to its microwave antenna portfolio in decades. The leader in microwave antennas is overhauling its entire long haul antenna portfolio to significantly improve the coverage, capacity and cost-effectiveness of wireless backhaul for all applications.


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Skyworks Reports Solid Q2, Also Hurt By ZTE Ban

For the fiscal second quarter, Skyworks reported that revenue grew 7 percent year-pver-year (Y/Y) to $913 million, non-GAAP gross margin increased 30 basis points (Y/Y) to 50.7 percent and earnings per share (EPS) grew 13 percent Y/Y to $1.64. The company also disclosed the ban on exporting products to ZTE represents a $25 million to $30 million reduction in annual revenue, mostly from mobile phone products.


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ANSYS Acquires OPTIS

With the completed acquisition of optical simulation leader OPTIS, ANSYS now delivers the industry's most comprehensive solution for simulating autonomous vehicles. By adding OPTIS' optical sensor and closed-loop, real-time simulation to ANSYS's leading multiphysics portfolio, ANSYS offers the broadest toolset for validating the safety and reliability of autonomous vehicles — speeding time to market for these vehicles by mitigating the need for billions of miles of road testing.


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NYU WIRELESS Joins Consortium Aiming for 6G

While 5G wireless technologies and protocols are still in development, researchers at the NYU Tandon School of Engineering are reaching even further into the future as partners in ComSenTer, a newly formed hub for advanced wireless and sensing research founded by a consortium of industrial participants and DARPA.


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