Qualcomm JV to Spark Mobile Industry Path Towards RFFE Integration

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By David McQueen | 1Q 2017 | IN-4443


Qualcomm and TDK Complete Tie-Up


The completion of a joint venture between Qualcomm and TDK—under the name RF360 Holdings Singapore PTE. Ltd (RF360 Holdings)—was finalized recently. It will enable Qualcomm's RFFE Business Unit to deliver RFFE modules and RF filters into fully integrated systems for mobile devices and other business segments, such as Internet of Things (IoT), automotive applications, and connected computing.

RF360 Holdings will have a set of filters and filter technologies to support the wide range of frequency bands being deployed in networks across the globe and will enable the delivery of RFFE modules from Qualcomm. In addition, the tie-up allows Qualcomm, in tandem with the newly formed RF360 Holdings, to design and supply products with end-to-end performance and global scale from the modem/transceiver all the way to the antenna in a fully integrated system.

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