Qorvo® simplifies the design of the 6E Wi-Fi system with the first



GREENSBORO, North Carolina, January 6, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – Qorvo® (Nasdaq: QRVO), a leading provider of innovative RF solutions that connect the world, today introduced the first broadband Wi-Fi front-end module covering the 5.1 GHz to 7.1 GHz bands for customer premises equipment (CPE). Qorvo’s new broadband QPF4730 can provide full frequency support for both Wi-Fi 6 and Wi-Fi 6E enterprise solutions.

In previous generations of Wi-Fi routers, each radio was set to a specific frequency, due to the narrowband nature of the solutions available. To enable wideband operation, manufacturers currently need to place a 5 GHz front end module, a 6 GHz front end module, and switching components. The QPF4730 flexibly offers full high band support while reducing board space required in Wi-Fi 6E upgrades. This improves the overall performance, capacity and flexibility of the system.

Tony Testa, Technical Marketing Director of Qorvo, said: “Qorvo’s latest FEM is optimized to run on 5 GHz, 6 GHz or both, to maximize system capacity and throughput, which is not possible in existing CPE designs. Qorvo’s QPF4730 is the first in a family of new products that will meet the operational and architectural flexibility of 6E Wi-Fi channels and include solutions for home gateways, routers and mesh systems.

The QPF4730 improves the efficiency of Wi-Fi 6 / Wi-Fi 6E architectures and is optimized for Power over Ethernet (PoE), improving quality of service (QoS), range and throughput. This solution maximizes user capacity and leverages all available spectrum. It also allows manufacturers to design form factors smaller than current gateways to meet user expectations for more compact, stylish and efficient designs. With its extended spectrum, Wi-Fi 6E delivers higher throughput while serving more customer connections in home, campus and corporate environments.

For more information on Qorvo’s solutions, announcements and meeting requests, visit our Qorvo CES 2022 landing page.

Qorvo’s wireless connectivity business is a leading developer of wireless semiconductor system solutions for connected devices supporting low-power Wi-Fi and IoT Zigbee, Thread, Bluetooth® Low energy and UWB. To learn more about Qorvo solutions that enable faster connections for Wi-Fi 6E 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 a global manufacturing scale to quickly solve our customers’ most complex technical challenges. Qorvo serves various high-growth segments of major global markets, including advanced wireless devices, wired and wireless networks, and defense radars 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 find out how Qorvo connects the world.

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