The 3rd Generation Partnership Project (3GPP) unites seven telecommunications standard development organizations (ARIB, ATIS, CCSA, ETSI, TSDSI, TTA, TTC), known as "Organizational Partners", and provides their members with a stable environment to produce the reports and specifications that define 3GPP technologies. The project covers cellular telecommunications network technologies, including radio access, the core transport network, and service capabilities - including work on codecs, security, quality of service - and thus provides complete system specifications. The specifications also provide hooks for non-radio access to the core network, and for interworking with Wi-Fi networks.
AACCM is a group of companies that manufacture ceramic components from ceramic powders in the United States. The association is dedicated to expanding the market for manufactured ceramic components by enhancing processes and product quality, and by increasing public and industry education and awareness of ceramic applications.
ASQ (American Society for Quality) is a global community of people dedicated to quality who share the ideas and tools that make our world work better. With individual and organizational members around the world, ASQ has the reputation and reach to bring together the diverse quality champions who are transforming the world’s corporations, organizations and communities to meet tomorrow's critical challenges. ASQ provides the quality community with training, professional certifications, and knowledge to a vast network of members of the global quality community.
The Bluetooth SIG is a global community of over 38,000 companies serving to unify, harmonize and drive innovation in the vast range of connected devices all around us. Through collective creation and shared technical standards, Bluetooth® technology simplifies, secures and enriches the technology experience of users worldwide.
CS ManTech is a nonprofit organization whose focus is to provide a forum for members of the compound semiconductor community to exchange and discuss new ideas to better serve the public in general. CS ManTech facilitates technical cooperation within the compound semiconductor industry through discussions on compound semiconductor manufacturing technology problems, to help advance manufacturing capabilities, and to establish and maintain credible high professional standards for the industry. In addition, it aids in the scientific education of interested college or university students; to aid in encouraging active participation by educational institutions' faculty and students; and to aid students in pursuing solutions to problems of compound semiconductor manufacturing.
European Telecommunications Standards Institute (ETSI)
The European Telecommunications Standards Institute (ETSI) is an independent, non-profit organization that establishes global standards for telecommunications, broadcasting and other electronic communication networks and services. ETSI is a key channel through which the 3GPP organization submits contributions for 5G requirements. As a member, Skyworks will actively participate in the development of standards critical to ensuring interoperability among systems and networks, compliance with legislation, security, and other needs of the industry.
Fab Owners Association (FOA) is an international, nonprofit, mutual benefit corporation composed of semiconductor and MEMS manufacturers, along with our industry suppliers. Headquartered in Cupertino, California, the FOA provides a forum for semiconductor manufacturing executives to discuss and act on common manufacturing issues.
The Georgia Electronic Design Center (GEDC) is a comprehensive research center at Georgia Tech focused on the advancement of electronics and photonics for high frequency, broadband, mixed-signal devices, circuits and systems.
The Global Semiconductor Alliance (GSA) mission is to accelerate the growth and increase the return on invested capital of the global semiconductor industry by fostering a more effective fabless ecosystem through collaboration, integration and innovation. It addresses the challenges within the supply chain including IP, EDA/design, wafer manufacturing, test and packaging to enable industry-wide solutions. Providing a platform for meaningful global collaboration, the Alliance identifies and articulates market opportunities, encourages and supports entrepreneurship, and provides members with comprehensive and unique market intelligence. For further information about GSA.
The Global TD-LTE Initiative (GTI) was founded by leading international mobile network operators in 2011and serves as an open platform for operators to advocate cooperation and promote TD-LTE. TD-LTE transmissions travel in both directions on the same frequency band, a methodology formally known as "unpaired spectrum".
IEEE is the world's largest professional association dedicated to advancing technological innovation and excellence for the benefit of humanity. IEEE and its members inspire a global community through IEEE's highly cited publications, conferences, technology standards, and professional and educational activities.
The Study Groups of ITU’s Telecommunication Standardization Sector (ITU-T) assemble experts from around the world to develop international standards known as ITU-T Recommendations which act as defining elements in the global infrastructure of information and communication technologies (ICTs). Standards are critical to the interoperability of ICTs and whether we exchange voice, video or data messages, standards enable global communications by ensuring that countries’ ICT networks and devices are speaking the same language.
The International Wireless Industry Consortium™ (IWPC)
The IWPC facilitates global knowledge-capital collaboration, delivering unfiltered real time insight into vital technology, market and ecosystem evolution. Their technology-neutral Community provides leadership to identify new markets, products and service opportunities, illuminate potential supply chain gaps, and network with first-hand knowledge experts for all things wireless.
The Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS), or Dakshin for short, is an independent administrative institution, established by way of a national law for the purpose of contributing to the advancement of science in all fields of the natural and social sciences and the humanities. JSPS plays a pivotal role in the administration of a wide spectrum of Japan's scientific and academic programs. While working within the broad framework of government policies established to promote scientific advancement, JSPS carries out its programs in a manner flexible to the needs of the participating scientists.
JEDEC is the leading developer of standards for the solid-state industry. Almost 3,100 participants, appointed by some 290 companies, work together in 50 JEDEC committees to meet the needs of every segment of the industry, manufacturers and consumers alike. The publications and standards that they generate are accepted throughout the world. All JEDEC standards are available online, at no charge.
The LoRa Alliance® is an open, nonprofit association that has become one of the largest and fastest-growing alliances in the technology sector since its inception in 2015. Its members closely collaborate and share experiences to promote and drive the success of the LoRaWAN® standard as the leading open global standard for secure, carrier-grade IoT LPWAN connectivity.
MIPI Alliance is a collaborative global organization serving industries that develop mobile and mobile-influenced devices. The focus of the organization is to design and promote hardware and software interfaces that simplify the integration of components built into a device, from the antenna and modem, to peripherals and the application processor. MIPI Alliance crafts all of its specifications to meet the stringent operating conditions required in mobile devices: high-bandwidth performance, low power consumption, and low electromagnetic interference (EMI).
O-RAN ALLIANCE is a world-wide community of mobile operators, vendors, and research & academic institutions with the mission to re-shape Radio Access Networks to be more intelligent, open, virtualized and fully interoperable. O-RAN ALLIANCE’s mission is to re-shape the RAN industry towards more intelligent, open, virtualized and fully interoperable mobile networks. O-RAN specifications enable a more competitive and vibrant RAN supplier ecosystem with faster innovation to improve user experience. O-RAN based mobile networks improve the efficiency of RAN deployments as well as operations by the mobile operators.
Responsible Minerals Initiative (RMI) – previously the Conflict-Free Sourcing Initiative (CFSI), was founded in 2008 by members of the Electronic Industry Citizenship Coalition and the Global e-Sustainability Initiative, the Conflict-Free Sourcing Initiative has grown into a respected resource for companies addressing conflict minerals issues in their supply chains. Today, more than 350 companies and associations from ten different industries participate in the RMI.
The Responsible Business Alliance (RBA) – previously the Electronics Industry Citizenship Coalition – is an alliance of the world’s leading electronics, retail, auto and toy companies. RBA members commit and are held accountable to a common Code of Conductand utilize a range of RBA training and assessment tools to support continuous improvement in the social, environmental, and ethical responsibility of their supply chains. As an active member of the RBA, Skyworks supports the Code of Conduct within our company and throughout our supply chain.
The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) is the voice of the U.S. semiconductor industry, one of America's top export industries and a key driver of America’s economic strength, national security, and global competitiveness. Semiconductors – microchips that control all modern electronics – enable the systems and products we use to work, communicate, travel, entertain, harness energy, treat illness, and make new scientific discoveries. SIA seeks to strengthen U.S. leadership of semiconductor manufacturing, design, and research by working with Congress, the Administration and other key industry stakeholders to encourage policies and regulations that fuel innovation, propel business and drive international competition.
Wi-Fi Alliance® is the worldwide network of companies that brings you Wi-Fi®. From the moment we coined the term “Wi-Fi” to today, Wi-Fi Alliance has worked diligently to make Wi-Fi one of the world’s most valued and widely used technologies. Hundreds of companies from multiple industries collaborate within Wi-Fi Alliance to drive the interoperability, adoption, and evolution of Wi-Fi globally. Wi-Fi Alliance defines innovative, standards-based Wi-Fi technologies and programs, certifies products that meet quality, performance, security, and capability standards, provides industry thought leadership, and advocates globally for fair spectrum rules
Wi‑SUN Alliance® is a global industry association devoted to seamless connectivity. Together we seek promote certified standards that coordinate various wireless systems and standardize power levels, data rates, modulations, and frequency bands, among other variables. Through technology development, market building, and regulatory programs, Wi-SUN Alliance is committed to supporting the worldwide development of Wireless Communications Networks for Utilities, Smart Cities and IoT.
WorldDAB is the global industry forum for digital radio, facilitating the adoption and implementation of broadcast digital radio based on DAB / DAB+. WorldDAB provides advice and support on all aspects of the switch from analogue to digital radio including regulation, licensing, technical trials, network build out, marketing and production of new digital radio content.
Zigbee, one of the solutions from the Connectivity Standards Alliance (CSA), is the only complete IoT solution – from mesh network to the universal language that allows smart objects to work together. Zigbee increases choice and flexibility for users and developers, and delivers the confidence that products and services will work together through standardization and testing of all layers of the stack.