MEMBERSHIP DRIVES DEVELOPMENT OF MARKET-LEADING 5G SOLUTIONS
GREENSBORO, NC – January 26, 2017 – Qorvo® (Nasdaq:QRVO), a leading provider of innovative RF solutions that connect the world, today announced it is the first RF supplier to join the China Mobile 5G Innovation Center—an alliance created to develop 5G solutions for China, the world’s largest wireless communications market. The China Mobile 5G Innovation Center is driving the development of 5G end-to-end capabilities with partners for applications including self-driving cars, industrial connectivity and virtual reality.
According to Strategy Analytics, the number of 5G connections will reach 690 million by 2025, with more than 300 million 5G handsets including a substantial number in China.
Qorvo’s membership in the China Mobile 5G Innovation Center complements the company’s broad range of 5G initiatives. Qorvo is helping to define 5G standards as a delegate to 3GPP and has supported more than twenty 5G field trials with global wireless infrastructure companies. The company is uniquely positioned to drive the transition to 5G, which is expected to utilize spectrum ranging from 600 MHz to at least 80 GHz. Qorvo’s expertise in advanced module packaging and steerable antenna arrays will be essential in developing RF solutions for 5G.
Eric Creviston, president of Qorvo’s Mobile Products Group, said, “We are delighted to join the China Mobile 5G Innovation Center. This is a unique opportunity to engage with the world’s largest mobile operator and its ecosystem partners. By participating in development at the Center’s Open Labs and in field trials, our goal is to accelerate the creation and delivery of market-leading 5G solutions.”
Qorvo’s high-performance RF solutions simplify design, reduce product footprint, conserve power, improve system performance and accelerate the adoption of carrier aggregation. Qorvo combines systems-level expertise, broad manufacturing scale, and the industry’s most comprehensive product and technology portfolio to help leading manufacturers accelerate the delivery of next-generation LTE, LTE-A, and IoT products. Qorvo’s core RF solutions set the standard for next-gen connectivity, delivering unmatched integration and performance at the heart of the connected world.
Qorvo (NASDAQ:QRVO) makes a better world possible by providing innovative RF solutions at the center of connectivity. We combine product and technology leadership, systems-level expertise and global manufacturing scale to quickly solve our customers’ most complex technical challenges. Qorvo serves diverse high-growth segments of large global markets, including advanced wireless devices, wired and wireless networks and defense radar and communications. We also leverage our unique competitive strengths to advance 5G networks, cloud computing, the Internet of Things, and other emerging applications that expand the global framework interconnecting people, places and things. Visit www.qorvo.com to learn how Qorvo connects the world.
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