Capitalizes on Growing Demand for Secure and Dependable, Low Power,
Low Cost Cellular Connectivity
LAS VEGAS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--
Skyworks Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ: SWKS), an innovator of high
performance analog semiconductors connecting people, places and things,
today unveiled its next generation LTE Category M-1 and NB-1 front-end
solutions targeting machine-to-machine and Internet of Things
applications requiring embedded cellular connectivity. Skyworks' newest
multiband modules leverage half-duplex RF operation to deliver a highly
integrated, turn-key solution that addresses Release 13 specifications
of the 3GPP LTE standard - providing dependable, secure, low power
connectivity in a compact package. These innovative products allow OEMs
to simplify the design process, shorten development time, meet operator
requirements worldwide and significantly accelerate time to market.
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"With leading cellular network operators announcing plans to enable the
latest IoT standards on their networks in 2017, Skyworks is pleased to
be pushing the performance envelope and offering our customers a single
SKU, low-cost LTE solution that operates over multiple frequency bands
and supports migration from 2G," said Carlos Bori, vice president of
sales and marketing for Skyworks. "Skyworks' modules are powering
wireless cellular communications for applications such as wearables,
action cameras, smart meters and other consumer IoT devices requiring
LTE connectivity as well as paving the way for 5G machine-to-machine
According to GSMA, cellular machine-to-machine connections are expected
to grow from approximately 300 million devices today to as many as two
billion by 2020. More broadly, IHS forecasts the IoT market will grow
from an installed base of 15 billion devices in 2015 to 31 billion
devices in 2020.
About Skyworks' LTE Front-end Modules for IoT
which was released earlier last year, is a hybrid RF front-end (RFFE)
module supporting cellular LTE bands 4 and 13 for Category M-1 and NB-1
(half-duplex) transceiver platforms.
is a hybrid, universal multiband RFFE module supporting cellular LTE
Category M-1 and NB-1 (half-duplex) transceiver platforms covering more
than 15 bands.
is a hybrid, multiband RFFE module supporting cellular LTE for Category
M-1 and NB-1 (half-duplex) transceiver platforms covering more than
Engineering samples are available now with production commencing in
first half of 2017. Please visit Skyworks
LTE Front-end Modules for more information.
Skyworks at CES
Skyworks will be hosting meetings at CES in the Las Vegas Convention
Center, South Hall, Meeting Room MP25671.
Skyworks Solutions, Inc. is empowering the wireless networking
revolution. Our highly innovative analog semiconductors are connecting
people, places and things spanning a number of new and previously
unimagined applications within the automotive, broadband, cellular
infrastructure, connected home, industrial, medical, military,
smartphone, tablet and wearable markets.
Skyworks is a global company with engineering, marketing, operations,
sales and support facilities located throughout Asia, Europe and North
America and is a member of the S&P 500® and Nasdaq-100® market indices
(NASDAQ: SWKS). For more information, please visit Skyworks' website at: www.skyworksinc.com.
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