Global Positioning Systems (GPS)
RFMD® to Showcase Its Industry-Leading Product Portfolio of Wireless Solutions at CTIA Wireless 2007
GREENSBORO, N.C.--March 20, 2007--RF Micro Devices, Inc. (NASDAQ: RFMD), a global leader in the design and manufacture of high-performance radio systems and solutions for applications that drive mobile communications, today announced it will showcase its latest innovative wireless solutions at CTIA Wireless in Orlando, Florida on March 27-29 in Booth 3251.
RFMD's portfolio of highly integrated RF components and system solutions includes its industry-leading transmit modules and power amplifiers (PAs) for GSM/GPRS, GSM/GPRS/EDGE, CDMA and WCDMA handsets, the Company's pioneering POLARIS(TM) TOTAL RADIO(TM) transceiver solutions for GSM/GPRS and GSM/GPRS/EDGE handsets, and its wireless LAN (WLAN) and advanced GPS solutions.
RFMD is the world's leading supplier of PAs for the 3G WCDMA air interface standard, which the Company expects will grow approximately five times faster than the overall cellular handset market in 2007. RFMD is also the leading supplier of both PAs and merchant market transceivers for the EDGE air interface standard, which the Company forecasts will grow by greater than 50% in 2007.
RFMD will showcase the following innovative wireless solutions at CTIA:
o POLARIS(TM) TOTAL RADIO(TM) transceiver solutions for GSM/GPRS
and GSM/GPRS/EDGE, including the new cutting-edge POLARIS 3
solution with its antenna-to-baseband TOTAL RADIO(TM)
o Industry-leading transmit modules and PAs for GSM/GPRS and
GSM/GPRS/EDGE (both linear and large signal polar modulation),
as well as high-power, high-efficiency linear PAs for UMTS and
WCDMA applications covering all 3G requirements
o WLAN PAs and front-end modules for 802.11a/b/g and 802.11n
applications in cellular handsets, consumer electronics, PCs
and access points
o RFMD® GPS(TM) RF8110 software-based GPS solution for
feature-rich smartphones, wireless PDAs and other mobile
RF Micro Devices, Inc. (NASDAQ: RFMD) is a global leader in the design and manufacture of high-performance radio systems and solutions for applications that drive mobile communications. RFMD's power amplifiers, transmit modules, cellular transceivers and system-on-chip (SoC) solutions enable worldwide mobility, provide enhanced connectivity and support advanced functionality in current- and next-generation mobile handsets, cellular base stations, wireless local area networks (WLANs) and global positioning systems (GPS). Recognized for its diverse portfolio of state-of-the-art semiconductor technologies and vast RF systems expertise, RFMD is a preferred supplier enabling the world's leading mobile device manufacturers to deliver advanced wireless capabilities that satisfy current and future market demands.
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.
RF Micro Devices, Inc.
VP, Investor Relations
Brian K. Cockman