17 February 2010


Skyworks’ portfolio of LTE PAs and FEMs now support ST-Ericsson’s M710 solution

At this week’s 2010 Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain, Skyworks Solutions Inc of Woburn, MA, USA, which makes linear products, power amplifiers, front-end modules and radio solutions for handset and infrastructure equipment, said that its portfolio of long-term evolution (LTE) power amplifier (PAs) and front-end modules (FEMs) now supports the M710 solution from ST-Ericsson.

"Skyworks is pleased to be supporting ST-Ericsson as they deliver innovative technology, enabling devices for consumers requiring access to high-speed mobile broadband and global coverage," said Dr Gene A. Tkachenko, senior director of engineering at Skyworks. "Through our
leadership technology we are enabling next-generation platforms across a wide range of frequencies and applications worldwide."

According to the Global Mobile Suppliers Association, LTE network commitments increased 100% in the last eight months with 51 networks in 24 countries worldwide currently committed to LTE.

Skyworks' family of LTE products, which includes four FEMs in addition to two PA modules, provide a flexible set of options for manufacturers developing and building 4G-enabled handsets, basestations, wireless PC cards, and a host of other embedded solutions. The portfolio includes the industry's first LTE front-end modules for Bands I, IV, VII and VIII (the SKY77445, SKY77455, SKY77456 and SKY77458) for worldwide applications, and the industry's first power amplifier modules supporting LTE-FDD for North America (the SKY77449 and SKY77453).

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