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Executive Summary

Respected, trusted and established.

Executive Summary

Respected heritage and brand name
The Filtronic brand has been in use for over 40 years, representing a track record of achievement, and is one of the most respected brands in the RF industry from its heritage across Filtronic and Allgon.

A trusted partner of OEMs and network operators worldwide
Operating in the mobile telecommunications and critical communications markets, Filtronic holds deep, long-standing relationships with some of the world’s largest OEMs, mobile network providers and aerospace & defence contractors. It is a trusted partner/collaborator for delivery of current and next-generation projects; where a combination of previous successes and leading technology drive repeat appointments.

Filtronic products have been deployed globally.

Established product portfolio with a clear roadmap
With over 40 years of experience, Filtronic is a technology leader in the design and manufacture of ultra wide band integrated (“UWB”), Massive MIMO (“mMIMO”), panel and canister small cell antennas; RF filters and combiners; and, mmWave products.

The class-leading product portfolio has been developed over decades of experience through pushing new product development and advancements in technology at pace and at high-quality levels. Extensive IP across the full range of products with deep experience and know-how is supported by a clearly designated patent portfolio.

Advanced technology supported by over 80 patents
Filtronic’s products have been awarded more than 80 unique patents and are deployed in all global markets.

Highly experienced team operating from well-invested facilities
Filtronic has 139 high-calibre employees deployed across five strategic locations in the UK, Sweden, USA and China, with several decades of experience in pushing advancements in technology at the highest possible levels and quality.

Its advanced operations management software, which has been developed internally over 20 years, provides an unmatched ability to track, monitor and control production.

There is also a compact, far-field anechoic chamber located on-site in Täby, Sweden, plus a comprehensive suite of engineering equipment and developed systems.

Positioned to capitalise on the market
Filtronic operates in a rapidly expanding market, characterised by frequency complexity, massive data growth and the need to cost-effectively enhance networks. 

In telecoms alone, mobile traffic is expected to grow at 42% CAGR from 2017-2023, and device usage is expected to increase from c. 17.5bn to c. 31.6bn. Monthly data traffic per user is expected to rise by 8x, driving the need for significant advancements in radio access technology to cope with demand.

Strategically positioned to capitalise on 4.5/4.9G densification, as well as new spectrum bands
Filtronic plays a central and strategic role in the development of 5G Massive MIMO technology with Western OEMs and related Operator clients, with significant potential upsides.

The UWB platform allows Filtronic to take advantage of new spectrum bands being auctioned across the world, including the 600MHz spectrum in the USA.

Filtronic’s Orpheus backhaul transceiver modules have been proven at 10Gbps rivalling fibre data rates. Coupled with Cerus power amplifiers, Orpheus now has the ability to cover a range of 20km required by High Altitude Pseudo Satellites.

Uniquely placed for 5G
With a deep knowledge of design, development and manufacture of network access and mmWave technologies Filtronic is uniquely placed to play a key role in 5G infrastructure equipment.