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Skyworks Supports Multiple New Samsung 3G Handset Models

Skyworks Solutions Inc. , an innovator of high performance analog and mixed signal semiconductors enabling mobile connectivity, announced that Samsung is leveraging its ultra-compact and high efficiency front-end modules (FEM) for open-loop EDGE, and power amplifiers (PA) for WCDMA and HSDPA across more than 10 innovative universal mobile telecommunications...
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US Army Awards Software Contract to Savi

Savi , a Lockheed Martin company, has been awarded a contract with the US Army Joint Munitions Command (JMC) for a government-developed, automated information system (AIS) that supports depot-level ammunition logistics functions. The award was made by Army Sustainment Command on behalf of the JMC. Munitions Total Management Systems-Field...
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Cobham to Acquire M/A-COM for $425 M

Cobham plc (Cobham) announced that it has reached agreement to purchase M/A-COM from Tyco Electronics for a cash consideration of US$425 M on a debt and cash free basis payable on completion, which will be satisfied from Cobham’s existing cash and debt facilities. The goodwill arising on completion is...
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Comtech to Purchase Radyne

Comtech Telecommunications Corp. and Radyne Corp. jointly announced the signing of a definitive merger agreement pursuant to which Comtech has agreed to acquire Radyne in an all-cash transaction. Aggregate sales of the two companies would have been $651.5 M based on Comtech's sales of $504.3 M for its four...
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Aperto Gains Certification in Ukraine

Aperto® Networks , builder of WiMAX base stations and subscriber units, has announced that its 5 GHz WiMAX solution has been certified for use in the Republic of Ukraine. This certification applies to the entire line of Forum Certified PacketMAX® base stations, including the PM 5000 macro base station...
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GIOVE-B Signals Major Step for Galileo

On 7 May the GIOVE-B satellite began transmitting navigation signals, marking an historic step for satellite navigation. For the first time, it is transmitting the GPS-Galileo common signal using a specific optimized waveform, Multiplexed Binary Offset Carrier (MBOC), in accordance with the agreement drawn up in July 2007 by...
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