RFMD(R) Announces 4G LTE Engagements With Leading Handset Manufacturers and Baseband Providers RFMD Anticipates Initial Production Revenue Related to 4G LTE to Commence in the Second Half of Fiscal 2010
RF Micro Devices, Inc. (Nasdaq:RFMD), a global leader in the design and manufacture of high-performance semiconductor components, today announced the Company is engaged with two leading handset manufacturers and two leading baseband manufacturers in the development of fourth generation (4G) Long Term Evolution, or LTE, mobile broadband handsets. Specifically, RFMD is supplying the RF6276 and the RF3280, both of which are 4G LTE power amplifiers (PAs) designed to meet or exceed the data-centric performance requirements of the 4G LTE mobile broadband standard. RFMD anticipates production revenue related to 4G LTE PAs will begin in the second half of fiscal 2010, ending April 3, 2010.
Should help in the far east marketplace where there is 4G networks already completed. U.S. is only four years away however. A lot of depends on the stimulus package as to how much is going to be funded. Let hope it 50%!