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Skyworks Solutions Launches Next Gen Wi-Fi Solutions


Skyworks Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ: SWKS) revealed that it expanded its world-class mobile connectivity product portfolio with the addition of a number of new wireless networking solutions. According to the company, its newest modules leverage innovative and proprietary design techniques to extend the range of connected devices, as well as enhance overall system performance. That was in a much smaller footprint compared to alternative options available in the market today.

Skyworks said that based on Cisco VNI Mobile, smartphones, as well as phablets were expected to comprise close to 50 percent of all global devices by 2020. As a result, more than half of all traffic from these platforms being offloaded to fixed networks by Wi-Fi. Therefore, OEMs were seeking high performance solutions, which could manage this amount of data and deliver a seamless consumer experience.

The company's VP and GM, Bill Villiancourt, said, "Skyworks' next generation Wi-Fi front-end modules provide a highly integrated, turnkey solution for smartphones and Internet of Things applications. Given our systems expertise, we simplify increasingly complex front-end requirements for our customers and, in turn, enable unprecedented connectivity with gains in speed and range."

On Tuesday, the stock shed 0.25 percent.

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