Skyworks Gets Design Win With Sierra Wireless

Irvine-based analog semiconductor maker Skyworks is in a design win with Sierra Wireless, to power that company's new line of wireless modules. Skyworks said that Sierra Wireless will use its 3G/4G technologies for its AirPrime HL Series wireless modules, which are aimed at the machine-to-machine (M2M) and device-to-cloud applications. Shipping volumes and financial impact of the deal were not announced, however, Skyworks said Sierra Wireless is using 17 different Skyworks devices in those designs, including multiband power amplifiers, transmit/receive front-end modules, RF switches and DC-DC converters.