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Wall Street Transcript Interview with Ralph Quinsey, President and CEO of TriQuint Semiconductor (TQNT)

67 WALL STREET, New York - May 28, 2013 - The Wall Street Transcript has just published its Semiconductors Report offering a timely review of the sector to serious investors and industry executives. This special feature contains expert industry commentary through in-depth interviews with public company CEOs and Equity Analysts. The full issue is available by calling (212) 952-7433 or via The Wall Street Transcript Online.

Topics covered: Semiconductor Capital Equipment - Cloud Computing, Mobile Device Consumer Demand - Semiconductor Inventory Burnoff - Improvement from Cyclical Bottom - Semiconductor Capital Equipment Spending - New Computing Platform Demand

Companies include: TriQuint Semiconductor, Inc. (TQNT) and many more.

In the following excerpt from the Semiconductors Report, the President and CEO of TriQuint Semiconductor (TQNT) discusses company strategy and the outlook for this vital industry:

TWST: Can you give us some highlights from your first quarter?

Mr. Quinsey: We are disappointed with the first-quarter results, but we have been in a retooling phase, and we did project significant improvement to our second-half results. So we're excited about the second half and have seen a good response from the investor base on that announcement.

TWST: What kinds of customers do you serve, and what significant customer wins have you had recently?

Mr. Quinsey: We develop and market R.F. solutions that connect people and data around the world by complex communication systems. We also support critical defense applications. Every day, millions of terabytes of data move around the globe and much of it is moving through TriQuint's products. Any supplier that would build a smartphone likely uses TriQuint products. Any supplier that builds complex optical communications networks or even critical defense systems, again, would be a TriQuint customer.

TWST: Are there any recent wins that you can discuss?

Mr. Quinsey: We're pretty silent on design wins.

TWST: Which of your products are currently experiencing the most robust demand, and how are you positioning the company to take advantage of growth opportunities in those areas?

Mr. Quinsey: The strongest demand that we're seeing for products right now is from mobile devices. With the expansion of RF content in smartphones, and the fact that only about one in seven people on the planet are currently using a smartphone...

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