TriQuint Semiconductor Inc. has announced the availability of two new innovative TriAccess™ amplifiers that can replace multiple products in CATV systems. Both products were released simultaneously at the China Content Broadcasting Network (CCBN) broadband exposition in Beijing and in Silicon Valley, USA.
Richardson RFPD Inc. announces immediate availability and full design support capabilities for a new family of GPS modules featuring SiRFstarIV™ GPS technology from Maestro-Wireless Solutions . These modules are offered in flash and ROM memory versions, as well as a highly-integrated GPS/Smart antenna version, to best meet varying application requirements.
SemiGen Inc. has announced the grand opening of their new RF Supply Center and is accepting online orders for immediate shipment of low volumes of popular epoxies, adhesive films, bonding tools, gold wire and other supplies used in die attach, substrate attach, chip bonding, assembly, screen printing, and surface mounting of microwave modules and components.
RF Micro Devices Inc. announced it has shipped over one billion cellular power amplifiers (PA) to handset manufacturers headquartered in the Greater China area. This significant industry milestone demonstrates RFMD's ongoing commitment to providing China-based customers with operational scale, technological innovation and an industry-leading cost structure.
IDC releases projections for smartphone shipments with strong growth in China, India and Brazil. Read their specific forecasts for these and other countries which were recently released by their Mobile Phone Tracker.
Alcatel-Lucent and Corporacion Nacional de Telecomunicaciones (CNT) announced the deployment of a new 3G mobile broadband network in Ecuador. This will enable CNT to be the first in the country to offer its customers ‘converged’ services that can be accessed from both fixed and mobile devices and the network will also be ‘LTE and lightRadio™-ready’, another first for Ecuador.
Smartphone shipments to emerging markets will drive growth in the worldwide smartphone market in the years ahead. According to the latest smartphone forecast from the International Data Corp. (IDC) Worldwide Quarterly Mobile Phone Tracker, China will become the leading country-level market for smartphone shipments in 2012, moving ahead of the current leader, the United States. Looking ahead to 2016, two additional emerging markets, India and Brazil, will enter the top five country markets for smartphone shipments.