IQE launches new, dedicated wireless products division

13 May 2013

Cardiff, UK, 13 May 2013: IQE plc (AIM: IQE, “IQE” or the “Group”), the leading global supplier of advanced semiconductor wafer products and services to the semiconductor industry, announces the launch of a new division, ‘IQE Wireless’, which will provide its customers with a complete ‘one stop shop’ for radio frequency (RF), wireless epitaxial wafer materials.

The new brand was launched at the start of CS-Mantech 2013, the leading international conference for compound semiconductor manufacturing technology, running from 13th to 16th May 2013 in New Orleans, LA. The launch is part of an overall branding exercise to enable the Group to enhance its customers’ experiences in each of its key markets.

IQE is already firmly established as the world’s leading supplier of epitaxial wafers for wireless products, including pHEMTs, HBTs and BiFETs, that provide the key enabling technology for wireless communications for smartphones, tablets, PCs, WiFI, base stations and other wireless devices and equipment.

Vice President Russ Wagner, who has been appointed to head the new wireless division said:

IQE is clearly acknowledged as the world leading supplier of advanced semiconductor wafers for wireless products and enjoys excellent and close working relationships with customers in the RF space.

“The establishment of a dedicated wireless brand within the Group allows the new division to further focus on enhancing its product offerings and customers’ experiences as we continue to grow both our existing business and enter new and emerging markets."


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