Wired Connectivity

Skyworks ramps solutions for next generation Wi-Fi 6 applications

10 October 2019

Skyworks Solutions Inc., a developer of high performance analog semiconductors, has announced that its advanced connectivity solutions are powering next generation Wi-Fi 6 (802.11ax) devices from the world’s leading connected home and mesh network providers, including Arris, Asus, D-Link, Netgear, Ruckus and TP-Link.

Wi-Fi 6 is the newest 802.11 wireless standard that is pushing the performance envelope with speeds up to Source: Skyworks Solutions Inc.Source: Skyworks Solutions Inc.30% faster than the previous 802.11ac (Wi-Fi 5) protocol. These state-of-the-art routers accommodate the growing number of cloud devices and users in today’s connected home by optimizing overall efficiency and data throughput. Skyworks’ powerful modules facilitate this enhanced functionality with best-in-class linearity and performance in the smallest footprint available.

According to ABI Research estimates, Wi-Fi 6 chipset shipments are expected to grow from approximately 127 million units in 2019 to close to 2 billion units by 2024, representing a compounded annual growth rate of approximately 73%.

About Skyworks’ Wi-Fi 6 connectivity solutions

Skyworks’ innovative solutions expedite time-to-market by incorporating all the required functionality to deliver maximum performance and contain a logarithmic power detector to support wide dynamic ranges, low power consumption and improved thermal management. Select products from Skyworks’ Wi-Fi 6 portfolio include:

  • SKY85006-11 — 2.4 GHz high power wireless local area network (WLAN) power amplifier (PA)
  • SKY85216-11 — 2.4 GHz receive front-end module (FEM) with integrated SPDT switch and low-noise amplifier (LNA)
  • SKY85331-11 — 2.4 GHz high power WLAN FEM with SPDT transmit/receive switch, LNA with bypass and PA
  • SKY85333-11 — 2.4 GHz high power WLAN FEM with SPDT transmit/receive switch, LNA with bypass and PA
  • SKY85743-21 — 5 GHz WLAN FEM with SPDT transmit/receive switch, LNA with bypass and PA
  • SKY85747-11 — 5 GHz WLAN FEM with SPDT transmit/receive switch, LNA with bypass and PA
  • SKY85755-11 — 5 GHz WLAN FEM with SPDT transmit/receive switch, LNA with bypass and PA
To contact the author of this article, email engineering360editors@globalspec.com


Powered by CR4, the Engineering Community

Discussion – 0 comments

By posting a comment you confirm that you have read and accept our Posting Rules and Terms of Use.
Engineering Newsletter Signup
Get the Engineering360
Stay up to date on:
Features the top stories, latest news, charts, insights and more on the end-to-end electronics value chain.
Advertisement
Weekly Newsletter
Get news, research, and analysis
on the Electronics industry in your
inbox every week - for FREE
Sign up for our FREE eNewsletter
Advertisement
Find Free Electronics Datasheets
Advertisement