Qorvo® Takes TP-Link® Wi-Fi 6 Routers to New Levels of Performance

Qorvo® Takes TP-Link® Wi-Fi 6 Routers to New Levels of Performance

Qorvo® Takes TP-Link® Wi-Fi 6 Routers to New Levels of Performance

QORVO’S WI-FI 6 PRODUCTS DELIVER 40 PERCENT GREATER ENERGY EFFICIENCY AND 20 PERCENT MORE RANGE THAN COMPARABLE DEVICES

GREENSBORO, NC – June 17, 2020 – Qorvo® (Nasdaq:QRVO), a leading provider of innovative RF solutions that connect the world, today announced that four of its Wi-Fi 6 front-end modules (FEMs) are powering the newest generation of TP-Link’s retail routers – from entry level to high-end gaming models. The Qorvo products enable significantly faster wireless download/upload speeds, increased data capacity, enhanced connectivity in crowded spaces and improved battery life for IoT client devices.

The Qorvo Wi-Fi 6 FEMs used with TP-Link’s Archer AX1500 series of routers include the mid-power QPF4206 and QPF4506, and the high-power QPF4216 and QPF4516 products. The FEMs enable 40 percent improved energy efficiency and 20 percent more range than comparable devices.

Each of the FEMs integrates a 2.4 GHz or 5 GHz power amplifier (PA), regulator, single-pole two throw switch (SP2T), and a by-passable low noise amplifier (LNA) into a single device. Qorvo solutions significantly reduce bill of materials and time to market by integrating multiple components into compact form factors.

Cees Links, general manager of Qorvo’s Wireless Connectivity business, said, “Recent flagship mobile phone releases with integrated Wi-Fi 6 technology are accelerating the demand for infrastructure rollouts into home, outdoor and enterprise environments. Qorvo is advancing connectivity with higher-efficiency FEMs that enable four times more connected devices at greater speeds.”

Qorvo’s Wireless Connectivity (WCON) business is a leading developer of wireless semiconductor system solutions for connected devices that support Wi-Fi, Zigbee, Thread and Bluetooth® Low Energy. WCON offers integrated Wi-Fi front ends and an extensive portfolio of advanced RF chips and software for the IoT. To learn more about Qorvo solutions that enable faster connections for Wi-Fi 6 and beyond, visit the company’s online Wi-Fi Innovation Resource Center.

About Qorvo
Qorvo (Nasdaq: QRVO) makes a better world possible by providing innovative Radio Frequency (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 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.

Qorvo is a registered trademark of Qorvo, Inc. in the U.S. and in other countries. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.

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VP, Investor Relations
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Media Contact:
Katie Caballero
Marketing Communications Manager
Qorvo Infrastructure and Defense Products
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katie.caballero@qorvo.com

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