Microsemi Corp. received Huawei’s “Best Quality Partner Award” at Huawei's 2016 Core Partner Convention in Shenzhen, China. Microsemi supplies various communications products to Huawei, including Wi-Fi power amplifiers and front-end modules.
The II-VI EpiWorks Division of II‐VI Incorporated is breaking ground on a new production facility in Champaign, Illinois. The expansion, planned to complete by mid-2017, will enable a quadrupling of capacity over the next three years.
Targeting wireless infrastructure and other communications equipment, Integrated Device Technology (IDT) introduced four dual-channel fanout buffers for distributing high frequency clock and data signals. The 1.8 V LVDS buffers add very low phase jitter, typically less than 45 fs.
In a filing with the SEC, Cree stated that Infineon’s acquisition of Cree’s Wolfspeed subsidiary is proceeding through the regulatory review process, including the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States. Cree and Infineon believe the transaction will close in February 2017.
Qorvo,® announced it has been awarded Huawei's Best Collaboration Partner Award and Core Partner Award. The awards were accepted by Bob Bruggeworth, president and CEO of Qorvo, during a formal ceremony at Huawei's headquarters in Shenzhen, recognizing Qorvo's contribution as an outstanding supplier of RF solutions to Huawei.
Skyworks Solutions has launched a portfolio of CATV infrastructure products for DOCSIS 3.1 and EuroDOCSIS 3.1, including the first commercially available linear amplifiers in Europe that operate to 1218 MHz.
Qorvo®, a leading provider of innovative RF solutions that connect the world, is helping to advance smart home networking with a radio chip and software that significantly expand the ability of consumers to control their homes with spoken commands.
ADI’s new RF-MEMS switch technology is enabling faster, smaller, lower power, more reliable instrumentation equipment by resolving multiple performance limitations commonly attributed to relays, whose origins date to the earliest days of the electric telegraph.
Surfing the wave of the iPhone 7 ramp, Qorvo’s Q2 fiscal 2017 revenue jumped 24 percent sequentially and 22 percent above Q2 of fiscal 2016 to $865 million. Revenue was above the company’s guidance range of $820 million to $850 million. However, poor yields on a low band power amplifier duplexer (PAD) for the iPhone 7 hurt margins: GAAP gross margin was 36.6 percent, down from 39.6 percent in Q1 and 40.2 percent in Q2 of fiscal 2016.