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Qorvo® Adds Control Products to Industry’s Most Comprehensive CATV Portfolio

GREENSBORO, N.C., Sept. 26, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Qorvo® (Nasdaq:QRVO), a leading provider of innovative RF solutions that connect the world, today announced the expansion of its CATV product portfolio to include two new control products designed for DOCSIS 3.1 cable networking. The newly added products give cable operators greater network design flexibility to enhance upstream and downstream bandwidth while reducing power consumption.

Kellie Chong, director of CATV and Broadband Access products at Qorvo, said, “Our new digital step attenuator (DSA) and RF switch leverage Qorvo’s technology and product leadership to round out our DOCSIS 3.1 portfolio. The addition of these high-performance control products to the industry’s most comprehensive CATV product portfolio creates a one-stop-shop for DOCSIS 3.1 CATV networks. This enables Qorvo to simplify our customers’ efforts related to design and production while reducing their time-to-market.”

Qorvo’s new control components use Silicon-on-Insulator (SOI) process technologies with proven performance and reliability for network control applications. The QPC3624 is a 6-bit DSA with high linearity and low insertion loss that also allows glitch-free attenuation and faster switching speed. The QPC3024 RF absorptive switch operates from 5MHz to 3GHz and allows fast switching speed of 250ns typical performance. Both the QPC3624 and QPC3024 are DOCSIS 3.1-ready.

Frequency
(MHz)
Insertion
Loss (dB)
P(In)(dBm)IP3 (dBm)Vcc (V)Attenuation
Range (dB)
DescriptionPart
Number
45-20001.330> 60+531.5DSAQPC3624
Frequency
(MHz)
Insertion
Loss (dB)
P(In)(dBm)IP3 (dBm)IP2 (dBm)Vcc (V)DescriptionPart
Number
5-30000.53665>1002.5-5SPDTQPC3024

Qorvo offers more than 60 DOCSIS 3.1-ready components, including attenuators, switches, power doubler amplifiers, pre-driver gain blocks, push-pull amplifiers and reverse path amplifiers. Qorvo uses highly differentiated, internally developed process technologies, including GaN high-electron-mobility transistor (HEMT), to deliver superior linearity, output power and reliability.

Samples and evaluation boards for both the QPC3624 and QPC3024 are available now, with limited production release in October and November, 2016 respectively. Both products will be showcased at Qorvo booth #2003 at the SCTE Cable-Tec Expo, September 26-29, 2016 in Philadelphia, PA.

About Qorvo
Qorvo (NASDAQ:QRVO) makes a better world possible by providing innovative RF solutions at the center of connectivity. We combine product and technology leadership, systems-level expertise and global manufacturing scale to quickly solve our customers' most complex technical challenges. Qorvo serves diverse high-growth segments of large global markets, including advanced wireless devices, wired and wireless networks and defense radar and communications. We also leverage our unique competitive strengths to advance 5G networks, cloud computing, the Internet of Things, and other emerging applications that expand the global framework interconnecting people, places and things. Visit www.qorvo.com to learn how Qorvo connects the world.

Qorvo is a registered trademark of Qorvo, Inc. in the U.S. and in other countries.

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Investor Relations Contact: Doug DeLieto VP, Investor Relations W +1-336-678-7088 Media Contact: Katie Caballero Marketing Communications Manager Qorvo Infrastructure and Defense Products W +1-972-994-8546 katie.caballero@qorvo.com

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