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M/A-COM Technology Solutions Announces New Chipset Solution for 18 and 23 GHz Wireless Backhaul Radio Systems

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AMSTERDAM, Netherlands, Oct. 30, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- M/A-COM Technology Solutions Inc. (M/A-COM Tech), a leading supplier of high performance analog semiconductor solutions, announced today 18 and 23 GHz chipset solutions for wireless backhaul applications at the European Microwave Trade Show in Amsterdam, the Netherlands.

The 18 and 23GHz chipsets are designed using the same systems-driven approach to integration as M/A-COM Tech's 38 GHz and 42 GHz solutions that are already deployed in the field today. Each M/A-COM Tech chipset enables OEM customers to achieve faster time-to-market with optimal performance. Encapsulated in convenient surface mount packages, the chipsets also facilitate the use of common high-volume assembly lines in manufacturing operations.

"These new 18 and 23 GHz chipsets offer the superior performance the market demands for current and future point-to-point radio platforms," said David Richardson, Wireless Infrastructure Market Director. "Radio platforms employing the complete chipsets will benefit from industry leading performance and efficiency, a fast radio design cycle, and easy integration into standard assembly processes."

Samples of the 18 and 23 GHz chipset components are available for qualified customers. Production quantities will be available in Q1 2013. Final datasheets and additional product information can be obtained by request from the M/A-COM Tech website at: http://www.macomtech.com/Forms/ProductInfoRequest

ABOUT M/A-COM TECHNOLOGY SOLUTIONS INC.

M/A-COM Technology Solutions (www.macomtech.com) is a leading supplier of high performance analog semiconductor solutions for use in radio frequency (RF), microwave, and millimeter wave applications. Recognized for its broad portfolio of products, M/A-COM Tech serves diverse markets, including CATV, wireless infrastructure, optical communications, aerospace and defense, automotive, industrial, medical, and mobile devices. M/A-COM Tech builds on more than 60 years of experience designing and manufacturing innovative product solutions for customers worldwide.

Headquartered in Lowell, Massachusetts, M/A-COM Tech is certified to the ISO9001 international quality standard and ISO14001 environmental management standard. M/A-COM Tech has design centers and sales offices throughout North America, Europe, Asia and Australia.

M/A-COM, M/A-COM Technology Solutions, The First Name in Microwave and the M/A-COM logo are trademarks of M/A-COM Tech. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.

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CONTACT: FOR SALES INFORMATION, PLEASE CONTACT: North Americas -- Phone: 800.366.2266 Europe -- Phone: +353.21.244.6400 India -- Phone: +91.80.43537383 China -- Phone: +86.21.2407.1588 MEDIA CONTACT: Husrav Billimoria M/A-COM Technology Solutions Inc. 978-656-2896 Husrav.Billimoria@macomtech.com

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