RFMD(R) Expands Portfolio Of Multimode Multi-Band Power Amplifiers, Achieves Compatibility With All Leading Basebands

BARCELONA, Spain, Feb. 25, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- RF Micro Devices, Inc. (Nasdaq:RFMD), a global leader in the design and manufacture of high-performance radio frequency solutions, today announced the expansion of the Company's family of multimode multi-band (MMMB) power amplifiers (PAs) to include the highly integrated RF7388 3G/4G MMMB PA. RFMD offers the industry's broadest portfolio of MMMB components, and RFMD's PowerSmart® power amplifiers are at the forefront of the technology shift to multimode-based architectures for smartphones, tablets, and other data-centric mobile broadband devices.

RFMD's MMMB PA portfolio is compatible with all leading chipset providers and includes multiple derivatives accommodating a variety of band counts, air interface standards, interfaces (both GPIO and RFFE), and power management schemes, including average power tracking (APT) and envelope tracking (ET). RFMD also offers a complete family of discrete single-mode PAs that are available optionally with any RFMD MMMB solution to achieve additional band or mode coverage.

Eric Creviston, president of RFMD's Cellular Products Group, said, "RFMD continues to deliver the industry's most innovative and best performing front ends for multimode multi-band applications. RFMD offers the industry's only converged solution with single-die multimode performance, and our newest products expand RFMD's MMMB product portfolio to include ultra-high efficiency and APT capability."

RFMD offers the industry's most complete portfolio of 3G/4G PAs in single-mode, multimode, and converged architectures, ensuring compatibility with all leading baseband providers. RFMD also offers all necessary switch and signal conditioning functionality in compact, systems-level reference designs, providing global smartphone manufacturers a single scalable source for the entire front end.

About RFMD

RF Micro Devices, Inc. (Nasdaq:RFMD) is a global leader in the design and manufacture of high-performance radio frequency solutions. RFMD's products enable worldwide mobility, provide enhanced connectivity and support advanced functionality in the mobile device, wireless infrastructure, wireless local area network (WLAN or WiFi), cable television (CATV)/broadband, Smart Energy/advanced metering infrastructure (AMI), 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.

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