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Fairchild Semiconductor Receives Excellent Supplier Award for Third Consecutive Year from Longcheer

SAN JOSE, Calif., May 10, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Fairchild Semiconductor (NYSE: FCS), a leading global supplier of high performance power and mobile products, has received an Excellent Supplier Award from Longcheer Holdings, a leading mobile handset design house in China, for the third consecutive year.

The Excellent Supplier Award 2009 highlights Fairchild's significant contributions to mobile handset design in China, the largest mobile handset market in the world. Fairchild has provided its leading-edge power management and analog switch solutions for Longcheer's mobile handset designs for more than seven years.

"Longcheer's Excellent Supplier Awards acknowledges companies that have made a significant contribution towards our efforts to design competitive, world class mobile handsets," said Deng Hua, CEO of Longcheer. "Fairchild's extensive mobile product portfolio and strong technical and delivery support services have been instrumental in the ongoing success of our business by enabling us to innovate more quickly, efficiently and broadly." With demand for longer battery life increasing, consumers are demanding more and more features in handsets, such as high-definition cameras, stereo sound, CD-quality MP3 players and navigation capability. To remain competitive and gain market acceptance design houses, such as Longcheer, need to be innovative and create devices that deliver greater power efficiency to extend battery life and support the advanced functionalities that consumers demand. Fairchild's ongoing focus on power management , and signal path products, perfectly positions the company to provide designers and manufacturers with innovative products to ensure their electronic devices offer a competitive advantage, are energy-efficient and provide a rich user experience.

"Winning this Excellent Supplier Award again this year underscores Fairchild's commitment to making our customers successful. We work alongside our customers in China and around the world, assisting them in developing innovative solutions and enabling rapid time-to-market designs," said Benjamin Tan, Fairchild's regional vice president of Sales and Marketing, China and South East Asia. "We look forward to continuing to work closely with Longcheer and are committed to delivering high-quality product performance, driving end-product differentiation." About Longcheer Holdings Limited: Longcheer Holdings is the leading mobile handset design house in China, specializing in providing design solutions for telecommunications companies.

From handset hardware, software to exterior design, Longcheer provides total and innovative solutions to their customers with rapid time-to-market designs.

Longcheer is listed on the mainboard of Singapore Stock Exchange Main Board and is among the fastest growing companies in China and Asia Pacific. For more information, please visit www.longcheertel.com.

About Fairchild Semiconductor: Fairchild Semiconductor (NYSE: FCS) -- global presence, local support, smart ideas. Fairchild delivers energy-efficient, easy-to-use and value-added semiconductor solutions for power and mobile designs. We help our customers differentiate their products and solve difficult technical challenges with our expertise in power and signal path products. Please contact us on the web at www.fairchildsemi.com.

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Mobile/Wireless SUBJECT CODE: Award