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pSemi Expands Digital Step Attenuator Portfolio

pSemi Corp., formerly Peregrine Semiconductor, announces the expansion of its digital step attenuator portfolio with a family of value, high performance DSAs. The four value DSAs feature industry-leading attenuation accuracy at an entry-level price point. pSemi will be discussing the new products at #IMS2018, in booth 1349.


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New RadioVerse Transceivers Extend Cellular, Phased Array Radar and T&M Capabilities

Analog Devices (ADI) is expanding its RadioVerse™ transceiver family with three new products offering improved performance and features tailored for wireless infrastructure, phased array radar, military communications and test and measurement applications. The ADRV9008 is a two-chip transceiver (i.e., one each for transmit and receive) for frequency-division duplex (FDD) systems, and the ADRV9009 is a single chip transceiver for time-division duplex (TDD) systems.


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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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Qorvo Ends Fiscal 2018 With Positive Momentum

Strong demand in Wi-Fi, IoT and defense, coupled with improving demand from China's handset manufacturers, grew Qorvo’s Q4 revenue to $665 million, up 3.5 percent compared to last years’s quarter. For the full year, Qorvo reported just under $3 billion in revenue, down 2 percent from fiscal 2017.


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China's ZTE Corp Says Main Business Operations Cease Due to US Ban

ZTE's main business operations have ceased due to a ban imposed by the U.S. government, but China’s second biggest telecom equipment maker is trying to have the ban modified or reversed, it said on Wednesday. ZTE was hit by a ban last month from Washington, forbidding U.S. firms from supplying it with components and technology after it was found to have violated U.S. export restrictions by illegally shipping goods to Iran.


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