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MACOM Enters into Distribution Agreement with Digi-Key Corp.

February 7, 2014

Global electronic components distributor Digi-Key Corp., a company engaged in electronic component selection, availability and delivery, has announced the signing of a global distribution agreement with M/A-COM Technology Solutions (MACOM), a company offering a wide offering of RF, microwave and millimeterwave.

Recognized for its broad catalog portfolio of technologies and products, MACOM said that it serves diverse markets, including satellite, radar, wired and wireless networks, CATV, automotive, industrial, medical, and mobile devices. The company designs and manufactures standard and custom devices, integrated circuits, components, modules, and sub-systems for customers who demand high performance, quality, and reliability.

"Wireless technology is finding more and more inroads into our daily lives," said Mark Zack, Vice President, Global Semiconductor product at Digi-Key. "As more and more designers look to implement wireless technologies into their products, MACOM's robust, reliable product offering and long-standing technology legacy will improve Digi-Key's ability to continue removing barriers to entry into the wireless space and provide tremendous value for our customers around the world."

MACOM possess a broad portfolio of over 3000 products, which include diodes, GaAs MMICs, silicon and gallium nitride transistors, and components that enable next-generation internet and modern battlefield applications. These products cover frequencies ranging from DC to 110 GHz.

"This agreement aligns perfectly with MACOM's renewed focus on our core catalog products. Digi-Key is recognized by design engineers worldwide for its exceptional service, and this partnership will allow us to leverage their broad customer reach," said Jack Kennedy, Vice President, Global Sales at MACOM. "Having Digi-Key as an authorized global distributor offers MACOM the opportunity to address our customers' needs by rapidly getting product into their hands for critical design cycles, thereby enabling improved time to market."

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