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Qualcomm Atheros (formerly Atheros Communications) is a leading developer of semiconductor system solutions for wireless and other network communications products. Atheros combines its wireless and networking systems expertise with high-performance radio frequency (RF), mixed signal and digital semiconductor design skills to provide highly integrated chipsets that are manufactured on low-cost, standard complementary metal-oxide semiconductor (CMOS) processes. The Atheros technology is being used by a broad base of leading customers, including personal computer, networking equipment and consumer device manufacturers.
Atheros Communications, Inc., was acquired by Qualcomm in May 2011 and began to do business as Qualcomm Atheros.