RFMD(R) Named 'Best Supplier' by Leading Handset Manufacturer
BEIJING--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 17, 2006--RF Micro Devices, Inc. (NASDAQ: RFMD), a global leader in the design and manufacture of high-performance radio systems and solutions for applications that drive mobile communications, today announced that RFMD has received the "Best Supplier Award" for the second consecutive year from Lenovo Mobile, the leading China-based handset manufacturer. The award was presented at an awards ceremony held earlier today in Xiamen, China. "This award recognizes the value of RFMD's innovative technologies and its commitment to supporting Lenovo Mobile, the world's fastest-growing handset brand," said David Wang, RFMD Country Manager of China. According to the latest SINO report, Lenovo Mobile, the handset division of China's Lenovo Group Ltd, is the biggest local mobile handset brand sold in China and the fourth largest overall mobile handset brand in China. RFMD is a primary supplier of power amplifiers (PAs) for Lenovo handsets. In addition to its leading status in PAs, RFMD is pursuing opportunities with Lenovo Mobile to supply complementary RF technologies, including its POLARIS(TM) TOTAL RADIO(TM) RF solutions, GPS and Bluetooth(R) components.