Skyworks, Broadcom solutions deliver fast wireless networking connections

Skyworks Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ: SWKS), an innovator of high performance analog semiconductors connecting people, places and things, has announced that its new portfolio of 802.11ax wireless connectivity solutions are being leveraged by Broadcom in their recently launched Max WiFi reference platforms, the company said.

Skyworks´ innovative modules integrate high power transmit and low-noise receive amplification with precision switch capability in an ultra-compact form factor that when paired with a modem, incorporate all the essential functionality between the system-on-chip (SoC) and the antenna. Specifically, Skyworks´ 2.4 and 5.0 GHz 802.11ax modules and Broadcom´s Max WiFi solutions provide four times faster download speeds, six times faster upload speeds, enhanced coverage and up to seven times longer battery life when compared to 802.11ac Wi-Fi products available in the market today.

More information about Skyworks´ 802.11ax solutions can be found on its Wi-Fi Connectivity page and as part of Broadcom´s maxwifi.org or BCM43684 and BCM43694 reference designs.

Broadcom is a designer, developer and global supplier of a broad range of analog and digital semiconductor connectivity solutions. Broadcom Limited´s extensive product portfolio serves four primary end markets: wired infrastructure, wireless communications, enterprise storage and industrial & other. Applications for our products in these end markets include: data center networking, home connectivity, broadband access, telecommunications equipment, smartphones and base stations, data center servers and storage, factory automation, power generation and alternative energy systems, and displays. For more information, go to www.broadcom.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.