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RFMD(R) Extends Shipments of POLARIS(TM) TOTAL RADIO(TM) Solutions to Leading Taiwan-Based Handset Manufacturer

RFMD(R) Extends Shipments of POLARIS(TM) TOTAL RADIO(TM) Solutions to Leading Taiwan-Based Handset ManufacturerORLANDO, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--March 28, 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 that it has extended its base of transceiver customers with shipments of its POLARIS™ TOTAL RADIO™ transceiver to ASUS, a leading Taiwan-based handset manufacturer.

The POLARIS-supported WCDMA/GPRS multimode handsets are based on a platform using Marvell® PXA communications and applications processors and feature Bluetooth® connectivity and Microsoft® Windows™ Mobile software.

Eric Creviston, corporate vice president of RFMD's Cellular Products Group, said, "We are very pleased to commence shipments into these Marvell-based ASUS 3G smartphones. Marvell is a highly valued channel partner, and our shipments to ASUS add yet another handset manufacturer to the growing list of customers supported by POLARIS. Our POLARIS TOTAL RADIO solutions support several reference designs, and we are currently forecasting additional design wins as a result of our partnerships with baseband manufacturers and our relationships with the world's leading handset manufacturers."

RFMD is winning cellular transceiver designs by providing systems-level expertise to leading handset original equipment manufacturers (OEMs), original design manufacturers (ODMs) and baseband partners. RFMD's innovative transceiver solutions reduce the increasing RF complexity of next-generation handsets, thereby speeding handset time to market and helping to reduce costs.

Future generations of RFMD's industry-leading transceiver solutions will include additional innovations, such as integrated RF shielding and DigRF 3G compliance. RFMD is a founding member of the DigRF working group, and RFMD is a leading participant in the development of DigRF 3G.

About RFMD: 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

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