World's Leading M2M Module Provider Leveraging 17 Skyworks Devices;
Solutions Deliver Global Coverage and Network Scalability in a
Compact Form Factor
IRVINE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--
Skyworks Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ: SWKS), an innovator of high
performance analog semiconductors connecting people, places and things,
today announced that Sierra Wireless is leveraging a broad suite of
Skyworks' 3G/4G connectivity solutions to power their AirPrime® HL
Series wireless modules targeting machine-to-machine (M2M) and
device-to-cloud applications. In total, Sierra Wireless is utilizing 17
Skyworks devices spanning high performance multimode, multiband power
amplifiers, transmit/receive front-end modules, RF switches and DC-DC
converters. With the integration of Skyworks' devices, Sierra Wireless'
modules uniquely combine voice and connectivity functionality that can
be deployed in any region and on any wireless mobile network.
"By partnering with market leaders like Sierra Wireless, Skyworks is
diversifying into new, fast-growing markets across the Internet of
Things," said Carlos Bori, vice president of sales and marketing for
Skyworks. "Our unique connectivity portfolio and integration
capabilities enable us to solve our customers' challenges and deliver
efficient, scalable solutions."
"Sierra Wireless' HL Series modules provide unprecedented scalability
between networks," said Dan Schieler, senior vice president and general
manager, OEM Solutions, Sierra Wireless. "By leveraging Skyworks' analog
and RF expertise, we are able to support various data rates, enable
global coverage and offer industrial-grade solutions for OEMs who are
looking to standardize connectivity across multiple products and
According to a GSMA Intelligence report, at its current rate of
trajectory, global cellular M2M connections are forecast to reach close
to one billion by 2020, growing at a 25 percent per year compound annual
growth rate from 2015 to 2020.
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About Sierra Wireless
Sierra Wireless (NASDAQ: SWIR) (TSX: SW) is building the Internet of
Things with intelligent wireless solutions that empower organizations to
innovate in the connected world. We offer the industry's most
comprehensive portfolio of 2G, 3G and 4G embedded modules and gateways,
seamlessly integrated with our secure cloud and connectivity services.
OEMs and enterprises worldwide trust our innovative solutions to get
their connected products and services to market faster. Sierra Wireless
has more than 1,100 employees globally and operates R&D centers in North
America, Europe and Asia. For more information, visit www.sierrawireless.com.
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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