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RF Micro Devices to Showcase Industry-Leading EDGE and WCDMA Wireless Solutions at 3GSM World Congress 2005

RF Micro Devices to Showcase Industry-Leading EDGE and WCDMA Wireless Solutions at 3GSM World Congress 2005CANNES, France--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 14, 2005--RF Micro Devices®, Inc. (NASDAQ:RFMD), a leading provider of proprietary radio frequency integrated circuits (RFICs) for wireless communications applications, today announced that it will showcase its latest EDGE and WCDMA solutions at 3GSM World Congress in Cannes, February 14-17, 2005, in Hall 2 booth #E32. RFMD® will feature its industry-leading GSM/GPRS, EDGE and WCDMA power amplifier (PA) solutions as well as the Company's industry-leading EDGE transceiver solutions.

Jerry Neal, executive vice president of marketing and strategic development, RF Micro Devices, said, "RF Micro Devices will showcase its industry-leading portfolio of highly integrated RF components and system solutions at 3GSM World Congress in Cannes. RFMD is the world's leading supplier of EDGE and WCDMA power amplifier modules, and our products are selected by the industry's leading wireless manufacturers to simplify their design process and accelerate the time to market of their next-generation, feature-rich wireless devices. Handset manufacturers are increasingly selecting our EDGE and WCDMA solutions as network operators worldwide roll out next-generation services."

RFMD will feature wireless handsets and other multimedia wireless devices featuring the Company's industry-leading solutions from customers such as Nokia, Motorola, Samsung, Sony Ericsson, NEC, Toshiba, Panasonic, Acer, FIC and Nintendo.

RFMD's innovative solutions showcased at 3GSM World Congress include:

    --  Leading cellular products including RFMD's POLARIS(TM) TOTAL
        RADIO(TM) transceiver solutions for GPRS and EDGE, which
        feature the Company's innovative direct digital polar
        modulation architecture.

    --  Leading PA products including PowerStar(R) PA and transmit
        modules supporting GSM/GPRS, linear EDGE and large signal
        polar modulation EDGE as well as high-power, high-efficiency
        linear PAs for UMTS and WCDMA applications covering all 3G

    --  Highly integrated UltimateBlue(TM) Bluetooth System-on-a-Chip
        (SoC) solutions for both GSM/GPRS and CDMA handsets, headsets
        and other peripheral wireless applications.

    --  Wireless local area network (WLAN) solutions, including WLAN
        PAs for 802.11a/b/g and pre-802.11n applications and front-end
        modules for 802.11g applications.

    --  Driver amplifiers, low noise amplifiers and direct modulators
        for wireless base stations and WLAN infrastructure

RF Micro Devices, Inc., an ISO 9001- and ISO 14001-certified manufacturer, designs, develops, manufactures and markets proprietary radio frequency integrated circuits (RFICs) for wireless communications products and applications. The Company is a leading supplier of power amplifiers, one of the most critical radio frequency (RF) components in cellular phones. The Company is also the leading manufacturer of GaAs HBT, which offers distinct advantages over other technologies for the manufacture of current- and next-generation power amplifiers. The Company's products are included primarily in cellular phones, base stations, wireless local area networks (WLANs), cable television modems and global positioning systems (GPS). The Company derives revenue from the sale of standard and custom-designed products. The Company offers a broad array of products including amplifiers, mixers, modulators/demodulators and single-chip transmitters, Bluetooth® products and receivers and transceivers that represent a substantial majority of the RFICs required in wireless subscriber equipment. The Company's goal is to be the premier supplier of low-cost, high-performance integrated circuits and solutions for applications that enable wireless connectivity. RF Micro Devices, Inc., is traded on the Nasdaq National Market under the symbol RFMD. For more information about RFMD, please visit

This press release contains forward-looking statements that relate to RF Micro Devices' plans, objectives, estimates and goals. Words such as "expects," "anticipates," "intends," "plans," "projects," "believes" and "estimates," and variations of these words and similar expressions, identify these forward-looking statements. RF Micro Devices' business is subject to numerous risks and uncertainties, including variability in quarterly operating results, the rate of growth and development of wireless markets, risks associated with the operation of wafer fabrication, molecular beam epitaxy and other foreign and domestic manufacturing facilities, our ability to attract and retain skilled personnel and develop leaders, variability in production yields, our ability to reduce costs and improve gross margins by implementing innovative technologies, our ability to bring new products to market, our ability to adjust production capacity in a timely fashion in response to changes in demand for our products, dependence on a limited number of customers and dependence on third parties. These and other risks and uncertainties, which are described in more detail in RF Micro Devices' most recent Annual Report on Form 10-K filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission, could cause actual results and developments to be materially different from those expressed or implied by any of these forward-looking statements.

RF MICRO DEVICES®, RFMD®, PowerStar® POLARIS™ TOTAL RADIO™ and UltimateBlue™ are trademarks of RFMD, LLC. BLUETOOTH is a trademark owned by Bluetooth SIG, Inc., U.S.A. and licensed for use by RF Micro Devices, Inc.

CONTACT: RF Micro Devices, Inc.
Jerry Neal, 336-664-1233

SOURCE: RF Micro Devices, Inc.