BARCELONA, SPAIN – February 25, 2018 – Qorvo® (Nasdaq:QRVO), a leading provider of innovative RF solutions that connect the world, today announced that Qorvo’s 5G RF Front End (RFFE) has won the GTI 2017 Award for “Innovative Breakthrough in Mobile Technology.” Qorvo’s QM19000 is the world’s first 5G front end, offering operators, chipset vendors and device manufacturers a robust and reliable platform to accelerate 5G testing and deployment.
The Global TD-LTE Initiative (GTI) is an open global association of operators and vendors dedicated to promoting the development of TD-LTE and 5G. The GTI Awards program recognizes the most outstanding contributions to the industry and encourages the development of innovative products, solutions and applications.
“We are extremely proud to be recognized by the GTI,” said Eric Creviston, president of Qorvo’s Mobile Products group. “Qorvo is a leader in the development and commercialization of 5G front ends. Collaborating closely with customers, carriers and channel partners, we help solve their most complex RF challenges and support the global deployment of 5G networks.”
Qorvo is uniquely positioned to accelerate the transition to 5G with a broad portfolio of innovative RF products covering frequencies ranging from 600 MHz to 80 GHz. Qorvo’s QM19000 was designed to support 5G testing and provide a production-ready module enabling early 5G deployments, even while 5G specifications continue to coalesce. The award-winning front end has been a key element of 5G tests and demonstrations by operators and ecosystem partners across the world.
The QM19000 meets the extremely challenging requirements of 5G Non-standalone (NSA) and Standalone (SA) deployments, supporting up to 400 MHz bandwidth in the 3.3-4.2 GHz frequency range to deliver multi-gigabit speeds for advanced applications such as high-definition mobile video and virtual reality.
Qorvo is at the forefront of Solving RF Complexity™ and is discussing its industry-leading portfolio of advanced RF Front End solutions and pre-5G and 5G wireless infrastructure at Mobile World Congress (MWC 2018), from February 26 through March 1. Review our show news. Learn how Qorvo is paving a path to 5G and has helped conduct dozens of 5G field trials.
Qorvo’s high-performance RF solutions simplify design, reduce product footprint, conserve power, improve system performance and accelerate the adoption of carrier aggregation. Qorvo combines systems-level expertise, broad manufacturing scale, and the industry’s most comprehensive product and technology portfolio to help leading manufacturers accelerate delivery of next-generation LTE, LTE-A, 5G and IoT products. Qorvo's core RF solutions set the standard for next-gen connectivity, with unmatched integration and performance at the heart of the connected world.
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.
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