STMicroelectronics acquires an RF front-end module supplier: a look at SOMOS Semiconductor’s patent portfolio

SOPHIA ANTIPOLIS, France – October 26, 2020 | On October 16, 2020, STMicroelectronics announced the acquisition of a French fabless company, SOMOS Semiconductor (“SOMOS”), specialized in RF power amplifiers (PA) and RF front-end modules (FEM) based on the mainstream complementary metal-oxide semiconductor (CMOS) technology (Press release). The acquisition is expected to strengthen STMicroelectronics’ position in[…]

RF acoustic wave filters: who has the best IP position to face the 4G to 5G transition?

Extracted from: RF Acoustic Wave Filters: Patent Landscape Analysis report | RF Front End Modules and Components for Cellphones report | Smartphone RF Front-End Module Review – Yole Group of Companies, 2017 OUTLINES: The upcoming 5G communication technology is creating a new order in the communication market. Acoustic wave filter IP dynamics are changing. There[…]