Qorvo® has introduced a new family of 2.4 and 5 GHz Wi-Fi Front-End Modules (FEM) that pave the way for smaller, more energy-efficient wireless routers, gateways and other networked devices in the home. The seven new FEMs support high-bandwidth throughput with minimal power consumption in a small form factor and maximum reliable range.
OneWeb Ltd., founded in 2012 with the goal of providing affordable internet access for everyone on the planet using a constellation of 720 low earth orbit (LEO) satellites, announced it has secured $1.2 billion to fund satellite development and the construction of a high volume satellite production facility in Exploration Park, Fla.
Peraso Technologies Inc., a leader in Wireless Gigabit (WiGig®) chipsets, today announced the availability of its W120 WiGig phased array chipset for consumer electronics. The W120 builds on the Wi-Fi CERTIFIED WiGig™ W110 Chipset, with support for high-bandwidth applications such as wireless routers, VR devices and wireless displays.
The U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has granted “early termination” of the antitrust review of MACOM’s proposed acquisition of Applied Micro Circuits, indicating that the deal is not viewed as adversely harming competition. The companies plan to close the deal by April of 2017.
WIN Semicondocutors reported November revenue of NT$1,089 million ($34.2 million), which was a sequential increase of 4.3 percent and 2.4 percent greater than November 2015. Year-to-date revenue (January through November 2016) was NT$12,527 million ($394 million), 14.6 percent greater than the same period in 2015.
Eight months after committing to bring Fios FTTH to Boston, Verizon announced parts of Dorchester, Roslindale and West Roxbury can sign up for internet, TV and phone services, with data rates up to 500 Mbps up and down.
Integrated Device Technology (IDT) introduced a new single pole, double throw (SPDT) absorptive RF switch optimized for DOCSIS 3.1. Covering 5 MHz to 3 GHz, the F2970 is compatible with both the upstream and downstream signal chains and can be used from the headend to fiber nodes and distribution amplifiers.