SEAL BEACH, Calif.-Rockwell International Corp. signed an agreement to acquire the assets of the Wireless Semiconductor Products group of Pacific Communications Sciences Inc. from parent company, Cirrus Logic Inc.
Rockwell will pay $18.1 million for the group, which will become part of the wireless communications division of Rockwell Semiconductor Systems.
PCSI Wireless Semiconductor Products supplies about half of the 4 million Personal Handyphone System handset semiconductor solutions, Rockwell said.
The company also has announced products for the Digital European Cordless Telephone market and a pager chipset solution for personal Air Communications Technology. Rockwell said the purchase will broaden its market participation in the PHS and DECT industries.
ADC Telecommunications Inc. in November acquired the infrastructure equipment group of Pacific Communications Sciences Inc. in a cash deal valued at $23 million.