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Acquired byQualcomm
Price$3.1B
Date5/2011
TermsStock

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Santa Clara, USA
5480 Great America Parkway
Santa Clara, CA, 95054
USA

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Director, Product Marketing

Acquisitions

Total$298M
Bigfoot Networks, 9/2011
Intellon Corporation, 9/2009 $244M
uNav Microelectronics, 12/2007 $54M

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Wilocity 7/2010

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Qualcomm Atheros

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.

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  1. Qualcomm Brings Atheros Into the Fold (sdbj.com) [edit]
  2. Qualcomm Atheros Acquires Bigfoot Networking (anandtech.com) [edit]
  3. Atheros Communications buys Intellon for USD244m (bnet.com) [edit]
  4. Atheros Pays $54M For GPSS Chip Maker u-Nav Microelectronics (thealarmclock.com) [edit]
  5. Atheros teams with Wilocity; leading $20m round (globes.co.il) [edit]
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