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ANADIGICS Wi-Fi infrastructure solutions selected by Buffalo for new 802.11ac router

ANADIGICS Inc., a world leader in radio frequency (RF) solutions, announced that the company is shipping production volumes of its AND0281 and AND0581S Wi-Fi infrastructure front-end integrated circuits (FEICs) to Buffalo for the new WXR-1750DHP router. This high-performance 802.11ac router features three antennas with simultaneous dual-band capabilities and four gigabit wired Ethernet ports.


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Skyworks expands filter operations in Japan

 Skyworks Solutions, Inc., an innovator of high performance analog semiconductors connecting people, places and things, announced that it is expanding production capacity in Japan to meet the growing demand for its filter technology. Skyworks is facilitizing a two-story, 405,000 square foot facility in Osaka that will house the design, development and manufacture of filter devices to complement its industry leading front-end solutions and world-class assembly, test and packaging capabilities.  


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Cree announces mixed Q4 and FY15 results

Creeannounced mixed fiscal fourth quarter and year-end financial results on August 11. For Q4, company revenue was $382 million, down 6.7 percent from the prior quarter and down 12 percent from the year-ago quarter. For the full year (FY2015), Cree revenue was $1.63 billion, down 0.9 percent from FY2014.  For fiscal year 2015, Power and RF Products revenue was $123.9 million, a 15 percent increase over fiscal 2014. CFO Michael McDevitt said the gain was "driven by growth in our power products."


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Skyworks enables D-Link's industry leading wave 2 Wi-Fi routers

 Skyworks Solutions, Inc., an innovator of high performance analog semiconductors connecting people, places and things, announced that it will be the exclusive provider of RF content powering D-Links next generation 802.11ac Wave 2 devices. The AC5300 (DIR-895L/R) and AC3150 (DIR-885L/R) ultra Wi-Fi routers support tri-band 2.4 and 5 GHz technology, multiple user MIMO and deliver wireless speeds up to 5.3 Gbps and 3.2 Gbps, respectively. The DIR-895L/R is the world's fastest router, facilitating uninterrupted, high definition multimedia streaming in the home. 


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RFMW Ltd. and Qorvo announce worldwide distribution agreement

RFMW Ltd. and Qorvo Inc. announced a worldwide distribution agreement effective immediately. Qorvo, a leading provider of core technologies and RF solutions for mobile, infrastructure and aerospace/defense applications, was created through the merger of TriQuint and RFMD. RFMW Ltd. is a specialized distributor providing customers and suppliers with focused distribution of RF and microwave components as well as specialized component-engineering support.


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