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Skyworks Solutions Press Release - September 28, 2011
Skyworks Captures Leadership Position in Wireless Networking Market
-- SiGe Semiconductor Acquisition Accelerates Company's Vision of Enabling Ubiquitous Mobile Connectivity
WOBURN, Mass., Sept. 28, 2011 – Skyworks Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ: SWKS), an innovator of high reliability analog
and mixed signal semiconductors enabling a broad range of end markets, today announced that it has captured the
market leader position in wireless networking with the acquisition of SiGe Semiconductor. Skyworks' connectivity
solutions can be found powering a variety of Internet access devices including smart phones, set-top boxes,
gateways, BluRay® players, gaming consoles, tablets and personal computers, high-power access points and routers.
“Following the SiGe acquisition, we believe Skyworks' modules are enabling more than one-third of the world's
wireless radios, significantly more than any other single company,” said Allen Nogee, principle analyst at
In-Stat, a market research firm. “And with wireless networking providing bandwidth for smart phones and expanding
connectivity in tablets and other consumer devices, Skyworks is well positioned to capture additional market share
in this fast growing market.”
“With the addition of SiGe's product portfolio and intellectual property,
Skyworks is delighted to be enabling mobile connectivity across a broader spectrum of wireless networking markets
and applications,” said Liam K. Griffin, executive vice president and general manager of high performance analog
at Skyworks. “Our combined product portfolio allows us to offer customers a breadth of best-in-class solutions
and capitalize on our position in tablets and smart phones, where wireless networking attachment rates are
approaching 100 percent, as well as home automation and energy management.”
Skyworks Solutions, Inc. is an innovator of high reliability analog and
mixed signal semiconductors. Leveraging core technologies, Skyworks offers diverse standard and custom linear
products supporting automotive, broadband, cellular infrastructure, energy management, industrial, medical,
military and mobile handset applications. The Company's portfolio includes amplifiers, attenuators, detectors,
diodes, directional couplers, front-end modules, hybrids, infrastructure RF subsystems, mixers/demodulators, phase
shifters, PLLs/synthesizers/VCOs, power dividers/combiners, receivers, switches and technical ceramics.
Headquartered in Woburn, Mass., Skyworks is worldwide with engineering, manufacturing, sales and service
facilities throughout Asia, Europe and North America. For more information, please visit Skyworks' Web site at: www.skyworksinc.com.
SOURCE: Skyworks Solutions, Inc.
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Date Posted 9/28/2011