Skyworks Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ: SWKS), an innovator of high performance analog semiconductors enabling a broad range of end markets, today announced that it has received the Best Vendor and Outstanding Delivery Awards from ZTE for supporting their growing RF business without a single part shortage in the last three years. Skyworks is now ZTE’s leading front-end solution supplier and has supported several major product launches.
ZTE, a leading global provider of telecommunications equipment and network solutions, utilizes a variety of Skyworks’ products including WCDMA/LTE and EDGE front-end solutions for USB modems, data cards, TD-SCDMA and CDMA products for handsets, as well as antenna switch modules for several smartphone platforms. ZTE also leverages multiple custom high performance analog solutions from Skyworks for wireless networking and infrastructure applications.
Skyworks is also supporting the launch of ZTE’s Grand X LTE smartphone with a multimode, multiband front-end solution. With this device, ZTE is the first mainland China vendor to introduce a 4G LTE mobile handset. ZTE plans to roll out a faster and more energy-efficient device in Asia Pacific later this year – further advancing their position in the global mid to high-end smartphone market. ZTE also offers a full series of 4G/LTE terminal products including tablet personal computers, pocket WiFi hotspots, modem and broadband customer premise equipment.
“Congratulations once again to the Skyworks team for their support and flexibility in meeting our needs in this demanding and dynamic mobile phone industry,” said management at ZTE. “With Skyworks support, we have been able to connect our customers in 140 countries via voice, data, multimedia and wireless networking solutions.”“Skyworks is delighted to add these two new honors to our 2011 Global Partnership Award from ZTE,” said Bradley C. Byk, senior vice president of worldwide sales at Skyworks. “We are proud to be part of ZTE’s success and are committed to meeting our customers’ needs with the highest quality solutions.”