Mindspeed Technologies, Inc.
(NASDAQ: MSPD), a leading supplier of semiconductor solutions for network infrastructure applications, today announced that it has raised its fiscal fourth quarter 2012 guidance previously provided on July 23, 2012. Mindspeed now forecasts revenue in the range of $35 to $36 million, versus a prior range of approximately $33.5 to $35.5 million.
“Our wireline business is stabilizing with improved demand for our high-performance analog (HPA) and VoIP product lines,” commented Raouf Y. Halim, Mindspeed's chief executive officer. “The early ramp of our wireless 4G/LTE SoCs is on track for the coming quarter, as expected. Furthermore, we believe that the Picochip acquisition and integration, as well as our global restructuring efforts to accelerate operating profitability, have already begun to show marked benefits to Mindspeed.”
Mindspeed will report its fiscal fourth quarter 2012 results and forward guidance on November 5, 2012.
About Mindspeed Technologies
Mindspeed Technologies (NASDAQ: MSPD) is a leading provider of network infrastructure semiconductor solutions to the communications industry. The company's low-power system-on-chip (SoC) products are helping to drive video, voice and data applications in worldwide fiber-optic networks and enable advanced processing for 3G and long-term evolution (LTE) mobile networks. The company's high-performance analog products are used in a variety of optical, enterprise, industrial and video transport systems. Mindspeed's products are sold to original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) around the globe.
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