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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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DOCUMENTS AND FILES

Bridging the Gap Between RF Front-End Module Characterization and Production Test With the Semiconductor Test System

With the modern mobile device revolution, semiconductor suppliers are challenged to increase capability, integration, and performance while reducing time to market. Test needs a new approach based on an open, flexible platform at significantly lower cost. NI is bridging this gap by building on the stability and capability of the PXI platform to deliver off-the-shelf modular technology to both the characterization and production engineer.