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Peregrine Semiconductor Bolsters Its Executive Team

The CEO of Peregrine Semiconductor, Jim Cable, announced significant changes to Peregrine’s executive team. In a move to increase the company’s semiconductor capability, Stefan Wolff is Peregrine’s new Chief Executive Officer. Cable will step into the role of Peregrine Chairman and CTO and will serve as the Global R&D Director for Peregrine’s parent company, Murata.


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50% of Global Population to Connect to a 4G Network by 2022

The mobile telecoms landscape is changing rapidly, with nationwide 4G deployments near completion in most markets across the world. But the race is far from over, with the first Gigabit LTE networks beginning to appear and offering blazingly fast connections to end users that can reach up to 1Gbps download speeds. ABI Research estimates that the two billion global 4G (LTE) subscribers in early 2017 will rise to exceed four billion during 2022. This means that more than one out of two people globally will be using an LTE network by 2022.


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Kymeta Announces Commercial Release of Ku-Band Metamaterial Antenna and Satellite Data Service

Kymeta has unveiled the commercialized version of the company’s Ku-Band electronically scanned antenna based on metamaterials technology. The mTenna, used with Kymeta’s KyWay terminal, provides a satellite link for mobile platforms or stationary sites that lack terrestrial infrastructure. The company also announced a partnership with Intelsat for a satellite data service using mTenna and KyWay.


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Analog Devices Completes Acquisition of Linear Technology

Analog Devices, Inc. announced the completion of its acquisition of Linear Technology Corporation. The combination creates a premier analog technology company with a comprehensive suite of high performance analog offerings and integrated engineering, manufacturing, sales and support that will accelerate innovation and revenue growth.


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