Skyworks Solutions Inc., launched its next generation diversity receive modules (DRx) for LTE smartphones. Skyworks' newest DRx modules improve receiver sensitivity and data throughput, deliver higher levels of integration in a smaller footprint and provide the flexibility to support multiple antenna configurations.
Peregrine Semiconductor Corp., founder of RF SOI (silicon on insulator) and pioneer of advanced RF solutions, teams with Murata to announce the 2015 UltraCMOS® Global 1 Initiative. The campaign launches with the UltraCMOS Global 1 PE56500 product demo at Mobile World Congress 2015 in Hall 2, Meeting Room 2A28MR. This new initiative seamlessly integrates the PE56500 all-CMOS RF front-end solution and Murata filters.
NXP Semiconductors N.V. and Freescale Semiconductor, Ltd. announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement under which NXP will merge with Freescale in a transaction which values the combined enterprise at just over $40 billion.
Custom MMIC, a developer of performance-driven monolithic microwave integrated circuits (MMICs), is pleased to announce the addition of the CMD214, a new 24 to 36 GHz (output) active x2 frequency multiplier in die form, to its growing line of standard products.
NXP Semiconductors N.V. announced that it has completed its acquisition of Quintic’s Bluetooth Low Energy (BTLE) and Wearable businesses. With this transaction, NXP adds BTLE to an existing portfolio of ultra-low power RF-connectivity solutions key to the Internet-of-Things.
Qorvo Inc., a leading provider of RF solutions for mobile, infrastructure and aerospace/defense applications, announced that Dean Priddy, the company's executive vice president of administration, plans to retire at the end of the current fiscal year.
GigOptix Inc., a leading supplier of advanced high speed semiconductor components for use in long-haul, metro, cloud and data center connectivity, consumer electronics and interactive applications, announced its newest linear quad-channel modulator driver, the GX62476, for low-power coherent metro applications.
Intel Corp. has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Lantiq, a leading supplier of broadband access and home networking technologies. The transaction is subject to customary closing conditions and regulatory approvals. The transaction is expected to close in approximately 90 days. Deal terms were not disclosed.
Peregrine Semiconductor Corp., founder of RF SOI (silicon on insulator) and pioneer of advanced RF solutions, introduces the UltraCMOS® PE42524, the industry’s first RF SOI switch to operate up to 40 GHz.