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Huawei Honors Qorvo With Partner Awards

Qorvo,® announced it has been awarded Huawei's Best Collaboration Partner Award and Core Partner Award. The awards were accepted by Bob Bruggeworth, president and CEO of Qorvo, during a formal ceremony at Huawei's headquarters in Shenzhen, recognizing Qorvo's contribution as an outstanding supplier of RF solutions to Huawei.


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Qorvo Fiscal Q2 Revenue Up, Margin Down

Surfing the wave of the iPhone 7 ramp, Qorvo’s Q2 fiscal 2017 revenue jumped 24 percent sequentially and 22 percent above Q2 of fiscal 2016 to $865 million. Revenue was above the company’s guidance range of $820 million to $850 million. However, poor yields on a low band power amplifier duplexer (PAD) for the iPhone 7 hurt margins: GAAP gross margin was 36.6 percent, down from 39.6 percent in Q1 and 40.2 percent in Q2 of fiscal 2016.


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IDT Introduces Broadband SPST Absorptive RF Switch Featuring Constant Impedance Technology

Integrated Device Technology Inc. (IDT) introduced a new broadband single-pole, single-throw (SPST) absorptive switch developed for a wide range of wireless and RF applications. With an operating frequency range of 30 to 8000 MHz, the IDT® F2910 is a high-linearity, low-insertion loss 50-ohm switch that delivers exceptional RF performance. The device is ideal for 4G/LTE-Advanced base stations, portable wireless applications, point-to-point, public safety infrastructure, and test equipment.


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Akoustis Single Crystal BAW RF Filter Technology Achieves Commercial Performance Milestone

Akoustis Technologies Inc., a manufacturer of innovative BulkONE™ bulk acoustic wave (BAW) high-band RF filters for mobile wireless, announced today a significant performance improvement in its patented single-crystal BAW technology, which the Company believes satisfies resonator requirements to produce commercial, high-band RF filters, including 4G/LTE, Wi-Fi, emerging 5G and other wireless applications.


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