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Skyworks expands suite of SkyLiTE Solutions

Skyworks Solutions Inc., an innovator of high performance analog semiconductors connecting people, places and things, today announced it has expanded its family of SkyLiTE™ front-end solutions powering LTE devices. Originally targeted for mobile platforms in emerging markets, the newest solutions are also being adopted across Internet of Things (IoT) applications that utilize embedded cellular connections such as the connected car and wearables.

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Mitsubishi Electric to expand lineup of 3.5 GHz GaN HEMTs for 4G BTS

Mitsubishi Electric Corp. announced that it would expand its lineup of gallium nitride high electron mobility transistors (GaN-HEMTs) for use in base transceiver stations (BTS) operating in the 3.5 GHz Band of fourth generation (4G) mobile communication systems. The four new GaN-HEMTs offer output power and efficiency levels that are among the highest currently available according to company research as of December 22. Samples will be released starting February 1.

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Global wireless handset shipments to exceed 2 billion devices in 2016

As the world becomes increasingly interconnected, use of wireless handsets, particularly smartphones, continues to be on the rise, with product shipments showing no signs of slowing down anytime soon. In its latest market data report, ABI Research, a leader in technology market intelligence, assesses the top 15 vendors globally dominating the wireless handset industry, closely examining key factors that continue to drive this continued market growth and predicting future industry patterns.

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