New Wi-Fi Front End Modules Support MIMO and 4K UHD Capability

    HILLSBORO, OR and GREENSBORO, NC – January 19, 2016 – Qorvo® (Nasdaq: QRVO), a leading provider of core technologies and RF solutions for mobile, infrastructure and aerospace/defense applications, announced today it has expanded its broad portfolio of Wi-Fi products to include new front end modules (FEMs) designed for wireless broadband home gateways and set-top-boxes. Qorvo is an innovator in highly integrated front end modules for Wi-Fi that combine best-in-class performance with up to 3.2 watts of power savings.

    The RFFM4552 and RFFM4558 5GHz 802.11ac FEMs offer the industry's best power consumption, linearity, and throughput. These modules support Multi-User Multi-Input Multi-Output (MU-MIMO) with up to 8x8 antenna configurations, allowing gateways to deliver multiple wireless streams simultaneously to different devices, including new 4K Ultra-High Definition (UHD) televisions and DVD players. Additionally, the 1024 QAM modulation capabilities enable the highest data rates possible in Wi-Fi solutions.

    "Qorvo's new high performance FEMs enable service providers and OEM's to differentiate their Wi-Fi routers, broadband gateways and set-top-boxes with improved overall system performance and industry-leading power consumption," said James Klein, president of Qorvo's Infrastructure and Defense Products. "By offering the best efficiency and thermal performance, our front end modules help Wi-Fi device manufacturers support the high data rates and throughput needed for today's increasingly connected home."

    The front-end modules deliver system-level compliance in the band-edge to meet FCC regulations and significant performance requirements related to radiated harmonics. The RFFM4552 is available in a 3mm x 3mm QFN package and the RFFM4558 is available in a 2.5mm x 2.5mm package, and both FEMs are sampling today.

    Today's consumers demand that their home Wi-Fi networks deliver increasing data throughput to support a growing range of connected and high-definition applications like streaming media and gaming. Qorvo's complete portfolio of Wi-Fi FEMs (PA, LNA, switch, harmonic filtering) and discrete devices deliver best-in-class 802.11ac wireless performance for the rapidly expanding number of connected devices in the home.

    About Qorvo

    Qorvo (NASDAQ:QRVO) is a leading provider of core technologies and RF solutions for mobile, infrastructure and aerospace/defense applications. Qorvo was formed following the merger of RFMD and TriQuint, and has more than 7,000 global employees dedicated to delivering solutions for everything that connects the world. Qorvo has the industry's broadest portfolio of products and core technologies; world-class ISO9001-, ISO 14001- and ISO/TS 16949-certified manufacturing facilities; and is a DoD-accredited 'Trusted Source' (Category 1A) for GaAs, GaN and BAW products and services. For the industry's leading core RF solutions, visit

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