As LTE gains momentum and Chinese smartphone manufacturers expand to
the world market, MediaTek and other chipset providers turn to TriQuint
to solve complex LTE challenges for next-gen mobile devices
HILLSBORO, Ore.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--
TriQuint Semiconductor, Inc. (NASDAQ:TQNT), a leading RF solutions
supplier and technology innovator, today announced that its advanced
filtering solutions and multi-band, multi-mode PA modules (MMPAs) for
LTE smartphones have captured nearly 20 reference design wins with all
six major chipset providers in Greater China.
“Our high-performance filters and MMPAs have earned a spot on 18 new
reference designs in Greater China,” said Todd DeBonis, TriQuint’s Vice
President of Global Sales and Strategic Development. “TriQuint is proud
to collaborate with chipset suppliers and OEMs in this key market to
accelerate the next generation of RF and solve wireless 4G coexistence
Engineers developing consumer devices in China and Taiwan rely heavily
on reference designs from chipset providers like MediaTek. These
technical blueprints give OEMs a proven solution, which reduces risk
significantly, shortens design cycles and speeds time to market. This is
a crucial advantage for Chinese smartphone makers who are expanding
beyond their own borders into the hyper-competitive global market.
“As Chinese consumers move to data-enabled smartphones and LTE band
counts increase, TriQuint’s premium filters are playing a crucial role
in solving the most challenging interference issues in today’s crowded
RF spectrum,” said MT Hsieh, MediaTek’s Technical Director, Smartphone
Business Unit. “We selected TriQuint’s advanced bulk acoustic wave (BAW)
filters not only for their superior performance, but also knowing we
could count on TriQuint’s high-volume manufacturing capacity to assure
supply as we pursue a bigger share of the global market.”
MediaTek, a world leader in systems-on-a-chip for wireless
communications and home entertainment, overtook Intel in 2013 to capture
the number two spot in the 3G UMTS baseband market, according to
Strategy Analytics. MediaTek’s recent LTE chip announcements signal its
intention to drive 4G baseband market share and revenues around the
In addition to numerous reference design wins, TriQuint’s premium
filters and high-performance MMPAs have scored multiple design wins for
high-volume 4G smartphones in China, the world’s largest single
smartphone market. Sales there soared more than 85% last year, according
to Gartner. TriQuint also is benefiting from the build-out of 4G network
infrastructure in China with increased sales of its base stations and
other communications products. Analysts forecast more than 400,000
Chinese 4G LTE base stations will be deployed in 2014 alone.
To learn more about how TriQuint is accelerating the next generation of
RF worldwide, visit http://www.triquint.com/.
More information about our advanced filters can be found at http://www.triquint.com/applications/mobile-devices/advanced-filters.
For details about how TriQuint’s MMPAs simplify increasingly complex
smartphone design, visit http://www.triquint.com/products/all/integrated/mmpa.
To locate TriQuint’s distributors, resellers or field sales
representatives, see www.triquint.com/sales.
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unpredictability and volatility of customer acceptance of and demand for
our products and technologies, the ability of our production facilities
and those of our vendors to meet demand, the ability of our production
facilities and those of our vendors to produce products with yields
sufficient to maintain profitability, as well as the other "Risk
Factors" set forth in TriQuint's most recent 10-Q report filed with the
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FACTS ABOUT TRIQUINT
Founded in 1985, TriQuint Semiconductor (NASDAQ: TQNT) is a leading
global provider of innovative RF solutions and foundry services for the
world's top communications, defense and aerospace companies. People and
organizations around the world need real-time, all-the-time connections;
TriQuint products help reduce the cost and increase the performance of
connected mobile devices and the networks that deliver critical voice,
data and video communications. With the industry’s broadest technology
portfolio, recognized R&D leadership, and expertise in high-volume
manufacturing, TriQuint creates standard and custom products using
gallium arsenide (GaAs), gallium nitride (GaN), surface acoustic wave
(SAW) and bulk acoustic wave (BAW) technologies. TriQuint’s headquarters
are located in Hillsboro, Oregon (USA), with international headquarters
in Singapore. The company has ISO9001-certified manufacturing facilities
in the U.S., production in Costa Rica, and design centers in North
America and Germany. For more information, visit www.triquint.com.
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