|RF Micro Devices® Press Release - February 10, 2011|
RFMD to Present Industry-Leading Products and Technologies
at 2011 Mobile World Congress in Barcelona
GREENSBORO, N.C., Feb. 10, 2011 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- RF Micro Devices, Inc. (Nasdaq:RFMD), a global leader in the design and manufacture of high-performance radio frequency components and compound semiconductor technologies, today announced the Company will present a broad selection of industry-leading radio frequency (RF) components for the global mobile device market at the 2011 Mobile World Congress (MWC) in Barcelona, Spain from February 14 to February 17, 2011.
The RF components to be highlighted by RFMD® at MWC 2011 will span the Company's broad portfolio of power amplifier-based and switch-based products for GSM/GPRS/EDGE, WEDGE, WCDMA, LTE, WiFi, and WiMAX devices.
RFMD will feature its recently launched PowerSmart™ power platforms, which leverage the Company's proprietary RF Configurable Power Core™ and deliver multi-mode coverage of all cellular communications modulation schemes (2G/3G/4G, up to LTE 64QAM). The Company will also display a new product family of single-mode 3G power amplifiers that deliver breakthrough current consumption, as well as a new 3G power platform for the mass market smartphone segment and a selection of switch-based products optimized for the high-band count and complex harmonic requirements of 4G LTE smartphones and tablets.
RFMD will also showcase its 3G/4G wireless infrastructure product portfolio and its expanding family of high-performance RF components for microwave point-to-point radios.
RFMD offers the industry's most innovative portfolio of radio frequency components, including cellular power amplifier modules, cellular transmit modules, antenna switch modules, switch filter modules, switch duplexer modules, and front ends for Wi-Fi, WiMAX and GPS applications. RFMD also offers an expanding portfolio of wireless infrastructure products, including the world's most efficient broadband GaN power amplifier for 3G/4G base stations.
RF Micro Devices, Inc. (Nasdaq:RFMD) is a global leader in the design and manufacture of high-performance semiconductor components. RFMD's products enable worldwide mobility, provide enhanced connectivity and support advanced functionality in the cellular handset, wireless infrastructure, wireless local area network (WLAN), CATV/broadband and aerospace and defense markets. RFMD is recognized for its diverse portfolio of semiconductor technologies and RF systems expertise and is a preferred supplier to the world's leading mobile device, customer premises and communications equipment providers.
Headquartered in Greensboro, N.C., RFMD is an ISO 9001- and ISO 14001-certified manufacturer with worldwide engineering, design, sales and service facilities. RFMD is traded on the NASDAQ Global Select Market under the symbol RFMD. For more information, please visit RFMD's web site at www.rfmd.com.
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