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Podcast: Why did Semtech buy Sierra Wireless?

As we reported on, the US-based semiconductor, IoT systems and Cloud connectivity service provider, Semtech recently completed its acquisition of Sierra Wireless. To find out what lay behind the US$1.2 billion purchase of Canada’s specialist in cellular IoT and device-to-cloud IoT solutions, we sat down with Julie McGee, Semtech’s Senior Vice President, Chief Marketing Officer and Chief Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) Officer. Read more

Semtech Recognized as 2022 Global Company of the Year Award by Frost & Sullivan…

Semtech’s commitment to innovative and transformative technologies remains a main competitive advantage, making the company a preferred provider over other participants. Read more

Episode 406: Return of the HomePod

This week’s show kicks off with a discussion of Apple’s new HomePod, which has some cool machine learning capabilities and new sensors built into it, plus a higher price tag than most smart speakers. Then we talk about some deals in the enterprise and industrial sector with the $1.2 billion acquisition of Sierra Wireless by Semtech completed. Read more
Pacific Coast Business times

Semtech closes $1.2B acquisition, could see big bounce back in 2023

Camarillo-based Semtech Corp. closed its acquisition of Sierra Wireless, it announced on Jan. 12, setting the stage for the semiconductor company to reach new heights. Read more

Semtech sees US approval for Sierra Wireless deal

Semtech expects its $1.2bn acquisition of Sierra Wireless to complete next week after the end of the waiting period under US antitrust legislation. Read more
Wall Street Journal (WSJ)

Superfast 5G Gadgets Are Off to a Slow Start

Despite their huge potential, 5G-enabled internet-of-things devices aren’t ubiquitous yet Read more

15 Practical and Effective Ways to Make Employees Feel Valued

To keep your top employees around, it's important to show them how much you value their contributions and talents. Read more
IMC IoT M2M Council

How significant is Semtech’s takeover of Sierra Wireless?

Steve Rogerson asks Semtech senior vice president Alistair Fulton why his company wants to buy Sierra Wireless. Read more

Semtech acquires Sierra Wireless for $1.2bn: Fulton tells IoT Now why and what’s next

California-based Semtech, a global supplier of high-performance chips and algorithms for infrastructure and industrial equipment, is to acquire Canada’s Internet of Things (IoT) solution provider Sierra Wireless. In the latest QuickFire Video, IoT Now’s Jeremy Cowan talks to Semtech’s general manager for IoT, Wireless and Sensing businesses, about the reasons for the deal, the timing, the market impact, and what’s planned for the new expanded business. Read more

Can Semtech’s Acquisition of Sierra Wireless Change Offerings in IoT Space?

US-based semiconductor manufacturer and LoRa pioneer Semtech announced a $1.2-billion deal on Wednesday to acquire Canada-based cellular IoT module and device supplier Sierra Wireless. Read more

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