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RFMD Earns Huawei's Supplier of the Year Award

SHENZHEN, China and GREENSBORO, N.C., Nov. 6, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- RFMD (Nasdaq:RFMD), a global leader in the design and manufacture of high-performance radio frequency solutions, today announced that it has earned Huawei's Supplier of the Year Award at a ceremony held today at Huawei's headquarters in Shenzhen, China. The award recognizes RFMD as Huawei's best supplier of RF components, which are used in Huawei's mobile phones and infrastructure products. This is the second year in a row that RFMD has earned Huawei's Supplier of the Year Award.

RFMD is a key RF component supplier to Huawei, which is one of the world's leading providers of smartphones and mobile devices. RFMD provides Huawei a growing suite of RF solutions including antenna switches and switch modules, power amplifiers, power management ICs, and Wi-Fi amplifiers for mobile devices as well as key components that support Huawei's wireless infrastructure and cellular backhaul business.

"We are very pleased to present RFMD with our top supplier award for this year; RFMD was the only RF supplier to earn a Gold Medal from Huawei this year," said Huawei's VP of Supply Chain Management, Xiong Lening. "This award reflects RFMD's ability as a key strategic partner to provide Huawei innovative technology and products, outstanding local service and support, and excellent on-time delivery."

"This award is a tribute to the hard work of our global team and our ability to deliver industry-leading products in very high volume to support one of the fastest growing companies in the world," said Bob Bruggeworth, RFMD president and CEO. "I am very pleased to accept this award on behalf of the RFMD team, where our goal is to continue to earn Huawei's trust by delivering the right products at the right time to support their continued success in China and around the world."

About RFMD

RFMD (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 Wi-Fi), 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. RFMD is an ISO 9001-, ISO 14001-, and ISO/TS 16949-certified manufacturer with worldwide engineering, design, sales and service facilities. For more information, please visit RFMD's web site at rfmd.com.

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