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Skyworks Reports Another Great Quarter (Ho-Hum)

Skyworks Solutions achieved another impressive quarter of design wins, revenue and earnings growth to cap its 2017 fiscal year. Quarterly revenue was $985 million in Q4, a sequential increase of 9 percent and 18 percent above the year-ago quarter. For the full fiscal year, Skyworks achieved record revenue of $3.65 billion, an increase of 11 percent above the revenue in fiscal 2016.


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Skyworks Unveils New Category of Wi-Fi Solutions

Category of Wi-Fi Solutions

Skyworks Solutions introduced the first product in a new family of highly integrated wireless networking solutions for mobile and IoT ecosystems. The SKY85812-11 is a dual-band front-end module incorporating a 5 GHz bypass LNA with SPDT T/R switch and a 2.4 GHz bypass LNA with SP3T switch, with a Bluetooth port for Wi-Fi antenna sharing. The SKY85812-11 also includes a 2 GHz LTE coexistence filter and diplexer.


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Skyworks Announces High Efficiency LAA/LTE-U PA for Small Cells

At IMS2017, Skyworks Solutions, Inc. expanded its small cell portfolio with the announcement of a high efficiency power amplifier (PA) supporting the unlicensed spectrum for license assisted access (LAA) and LTE unlicensed (LTE-U). LAA and LTE-U are capabilities enabled in LTE-Advanced that allow cellular systems to tap the 5 GHz Wi-Fi spectrum to increase data capacity.


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