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Global Technology Selects ANADIGICS Infrastructure Line Amplifier for DOCSIS 3.1 Equipment

WARREN, N.J., May 13, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- ANADIGICS, Inc. (Nasdaq:ANAD) ("ANADIGICS" or the "Company"), a world leader in radio frequency (RF) solutions, today announced that the Company is shipping production volumes of its ACA1216 surface mount line amplifier to Global Technology, a leading ODM for CATV equipment serving major OEMs from around the world and wholly-owned subsidiary of Applied Optoelectronics, in support of new DOCSIS 3.1 CATV infrastructure equipment. The DOCSIS 3.1 standard specifies an extended frequency range, enabling providers to offer higher data speeds as well as additional high-definition television (HDTV) and video on demand (VOD) services.

"Global Technology's selection of our ACA1216 line amplifier for its DOCSIS 3.1 infrastructure equipment expands new growth opportunities for ANADIGICS in China," said James Martin, senior business development director of infrastructure products at ANADIGICS. "As MSOs embrace the advanced capabilities made possible by DOCSIS 3.1, differentiated system performance and long-term reliability are critical to enabling widespread deployment. Our newest line amplifiers leverage ANADIGICS' rugged process technologies, high-performance circuit designs, and proven packaging to meet the stringent specifications of this standard and support the upcoming industry upgrade cycle. We are delighted to be working closely with Global Technology and look forward to broadening our relationship with new designs in the near future."

ANADIGICS offers a complete portfolio of surface mount line amplifiers with high signal fidelity over extended frequencies up to 1.2 GHz, in support of the newest generation of DOCSIS 3.1 downstream equipment. These surface mount solutions offer outstanding bit error rate (BER), composite triple beat (CTB), composite second order (CSO), cross modulation and carrier-to-intermodulation noise (CIN) characteristics for optimal performance in a fully-loaded spectrum. ANADIGICS' DOCSIS 3.1 line amplifier family leverages the Company's proven high linearity GaAs MESFET process for world-class reliability along with GaN HEMT technology for high output power and optimum power efficiency.

ANADIGICS DOCSIS 3.1 Line Amplifier Family Key Facts and Highlights:

  • Bandwidth up to 1.2 GHz to enable advanced data, video and voice services
  • Industry-leading CTB, CSO, and noise figure for optimal performance in a fully loaded spectrum
  • Exceptional output power, gain, and thermal performance optimized for a variety of system implementations
  • Superior field proven reliability
  • High-reliability GaAs MESFET technology to maximize up time
  • High-performance GaN HEMT technology for greater output power and efficiency

ANADIGICS DOCSIS 3.1 Line Amplifier Family:

Part Number Supply Application Typical Current Consumption Typical Gain
ACA2417 24 V Push-Pull Amplifier 240 mA 25 dB
ACA2418 24 V Push-Pull Amplifier 240 mA 28 dB
ACA2461 24 V Push-Pull Amplifier 290 mA 25 dB
ACA2460 24 V Push-Pull Amplifier 290 mA 28 dB
ACA2429 24 V GaN Power Doubler Amplifier 430 mA 25 dB
ACA2431 24 V GaN Power Doubler Amplifier 430 mA 28 dB
ACA2455 24 V GaN Power Doubler Amplifier 600 mA 28 dB
ACA2456 24 V GaN Power Doubler Amplifier 900 mA 18 dB
ACA1212 12 V Power Doubler Amplifier 395 mA 12 dB
ACA1216 12 V Power Doubler Amplifier 725 mA 27 dB

About ANADIGICS, Inc.

ANADIGICS, Inc. (Nasdaq:ANAD) ("ANADIGICS" or the "Company") designs and manufactures innovative radio frequency (RF) solutions for the growing CATV infrastructure, small-cell, WiFi, and cellular markets. Headquartered in Warren, NJ, the Company offers RF products with exceptional reliability, performance and integration to deliver a unique competitive advantage to OEMs and ODMs for infrastructure and mobile applications. The Company's award-winning solutions include line amplifiers, upstream amplifiers, power amplifiers, front-end ICs, front-end modules and other RF components. For more information, visit www.anadigics.com

CONTACT: Media Relations Brian Ribeiro mspire group Tel: +1 908 369 9300 Email: bribeiro@mspiregroup.com Investor Relations Kristina Panek ANADIGICS, Inc. Tel: +1 908 668 5000 ext. 5330 E-mail: kpanek@anadigics.com

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