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Gartner Invest/Research Community Vision: RFMD and TriQuint Merger Won't Counter the Wider Threat From Big Players

Published: 02 May 2014

ID: G00263070

Analyst(s): Tim Mahon

Summary

Despite much speculation to the contrary, a deal between two big radio frequency component makers isn't likely to change the longer-term competitive landscape. The new entity will help RFMD's marketing, costs and portfolio breadth, but won't remove the upcoming threat from new rivals like Qualcomm.

Table Of Contents

Analysis

  • The Starting Point and the Discussion
    • The Likely Outcome of the Deal
    • What Gartner Thinks of the Deal
  • Implications for Companies
  • Implications for Investors
  • Appendix
    • RF Industry Background

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