Microwave Journal

Microsemi buys timing, synchronization and synthesis unit from Maxim

January 19, 2012

Microsemi Corp. said it has acquired the telecom clock generation, synchronization, packet timing and synthesis business from Maxim Integrated Products Inc. The terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

The acquired product lines and technology are critical to the effective and efficient delivery of time-sensitive voice, data and multimedia traffic over wireless and wired networks. The product lines will further provide Microsemi's customers with the critical synchronization components required to harmonize system and network clocks, as well as the synthesis products required to distribute timing clocks throughout each system.