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Qualcomm expands in fixed market with Ikanos takeover

Thursday 6 August 2015 | 15:03 CET | News
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Qualcomm is expanding into the fixed broadband market with proposed acquisition of Ikanos Communications, a maker of chips for broadband modems and gateways. The move into the fixed market comes as Qualcomm's traditional business of mobile phone processors is under pressure from market saturation and new competition. The company's results have also suffered from a string of regulatory investigations into its licensing practices. Qualcomm said it sees the home gateway as a hub for a range of new internet services. It will be able to combine its existing technology for Wi-Fi, Ethernet switch,

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