Marvell's Quad-core LTE Platform Will be In Production this Year with Dual Radio Dual Standby and Circuit Switch Fall Back

  Marvell's Quad-core LTE Platform Will be In Production this Year with Dual
               Radio Dual Standby and Circuit Switch Fall Back

ZTE will demonstrate LTE Smartphone with Marvell's LTE solution at MWC 2013

PR Newswire

SANTA CLARA, Calif., Feb. 20, 2013

SANTA CLARA, Calif., Feb. 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --Marvell (Nasdaq: MRVL)
today announced the availability of LTE TDD/FDD capability on its quad-core
world-mode platform, which is designed to provide high performance, low-power
mobile computing; support for all global 3G and 4G broadband standards,
enabling seamless global roaming; and the latest wireless connectivity
technology. Marvell's LTE solution is the industry's most advanced modem
solution that features support for field-proven 5-mode cellular modems,
including LTE TDD and FDD, High Speed Packet Access Plus (HSPA+), Time
division High Speed Packet Access Plus (TD-HSPA+) and Enhanced Data for GSM
Environment (EDGE). Marvell is making significant progress on LTE design-wins
with global OEMs and expects commercial products based on this platform to be
available this year.


"Marvell has accelerated the pace of innovation and commercialization by
bringing our industry leading TDD-LTE and FDD-LTE solutions into our quad-core
mobile platform. We believe that with our design win success we can support
our partners to accelerate the mass adoption of LTE solutions around the
world," said Weili Dai, Co-Founder of Marvell.

At MWC 2013, Marvell's LTE solution will empower ZTE's first Dual Radio Dual
Standby (DRDS) LTE smartphone demonstration. Marvell's LTE platform will
support both TD-SCDMA and dual-radio dual standby LTE voice solution, in
addition to a Circuit Switched Fallback (CSFB) voice solution. "We really
appreciate ZTE's leadership in driving LTE smartphone solutions. Our
long-standing relationship with ZTE has resulted in another cutting-edge
device ushering in the era of LTE connectivity for consumers," said Weili Dai.

"We are very pleased to once again work with Marvell to develop an
industry-first LTE mobile phone with support for DRDS technology," said Wang
Yong, vice president and general manager of CMCC business and mobile phone
products at ZTE Corporation. "As a leading global provider of communications
solutions, ZTE has tremendous strength in both TD-LTE equipment and devices,
and will offer consumers an exceptional experience. Marvell's PXA1802's
support for GSM, EDGE, WCDMA, TD-SCDMA, TD-LTE, FDD-LTE on a single chip
ensures consumers that buy the U-series smartphones will enjoy the best
performance available on any network."

Marvell's quad-core world-mode platform will be on display alongside a range
of mobile devices powering the Connected Lifestyle at booth 6C44 (in Hall 6)
at Mobile World Congress, February 25-28, at the Fira Gran Via in Barcelona.

About ZTE
ZTE is a publicly-listed global provider of telecommunications equipment and
network solutions with the most comprehensive product range covering virtually
every telecommunications sector, including wireless, access & bearer, VAS,
terminals and professional services. The company delivers innovative,
custom-made products and services to over 500 operators in more than 140
countries, helping them to meet the changing needs of their customers while
growing revenue. In 2011, ZTE's revenue increased by 29 per cent to USD13.7
billion. Its overseas operating revenue grew 30 per cent to USD 7.4 billion
during the period, accounting for 54.2 per cent of overall operating revenue.
ZTE commits 10 per cent of its annual revenue to research and development and
has leadership roles in several international bodies devoted to developing
telecommunications industry standards. ZTE is committed to corporate social
responsibility and is a member of the UN Global Compact. The company is
China's only listed telecom manufacturer that is publicly traded on both the
Hong Kong and Shenzhen Stock Exchanges (H share stock code: 0763.HK / A share
stock code: 000063.SZ). For more information, please visit

About Marvell
Marvell (NASDAQ: MRVL) is a global leader in providing complete silicon
solutions enabling the digital connected lifestyle. From mobile communications
to storage, cloud infrastructure, digital entertainment and in-home content
delivery, Marvell'sdiverse product portfolioaligns complete platform designs
with industry-leading performance, security, reliability and efficiency. At
the core of the world's most powerful consumer, network and enterprise
systems, Marvell empowers partners and their customers toalways stand at the
forefront of innovation, performance and mass appeal. By providing people
around the world with mobility and ease of access to services adding value to
their social, private and work lives, Marvell is committed to enhancing the
human experience.

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