SK Telecom Wins Small Cell Industry Award for Commercial Deployment of LTE Small Cells with Contela Products Built on Mindspeed

  SK Telecom Wins Small Cell Industry Award for Commercial Deployment of LTE
  Small Cells with Contela Products Built on Mindspeed Solution

  Leadership in Small Cell Technology for Korean Market Honored for a Second
                               Consecutive Year

Small Cells World Summit 2013

Business Wire

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. -- June 18, 2013

Mindspeed Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:MSPD), a leading supplier of
semiconductor solutions for network infrastructure applications, today
announced that it has been honored with SK Telecom and Contela with a Small
Cell Industry Award for 'Innovation in Commercial Deployment (Operator)' at
the 2013 Small Cell World Summit in London. The award singles out SK Telecom's
public access small cell network for its groundbreaking success over the last

SK Telecom rolled out their first wave of LTE small cells in June 2012 and has
achieved global recognition for their network architecture featuring Contela’s
LTE small cell technology -- powered by Mindspeed®'s Transcede® system-on-chip
(SoC) processor. In addition to the business case for the deployment,
technical highlights that the judges considered with the entry included
advanced voice-over-LTE (VoLTE) capabilities, interference mitigation, quality
of service (QoS) assurance and increased throughput at the cell edge.

"Mindspeed's system-on-chip technology has enabled many of the winning entries
at the Small Cell Industry Awards over the years," said Raouf Y. Halim,
Mindspeed'schief executive officer. "We are honored to be recognized with SK
Telecom and Contela for our success in the dynamic Korean market and for our
contribution to what is arguably the world's benchmark for commercial LTE
small cell deployment."

“The award is recognition of SK Telecom’s strenuous efforts to further enhance
customers’ mobile experience,” said Choi Jin-sung, Executive Vice President
and Head of ICT R&D Division of SK Telecom. “With the application of
innovative small cell technologies, we are offering service of the highest
reliability in all LTE coverage areas. We will also continue to make efforts
to realize next-generation mobile technologies, including LTE Advanced, to
maximize customer value and benefits.”

Now in their fifth year, the Small Cell Industry Awards have established an
enviable reputation based on their absolute impartiality and integrity. With
no sponsorship linked to awards and an entirely independent judging panel made
up of well informed and highly respected industry experts, the awards are
designed to recognize and celebrate outstanding achievements in the industry.
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About Mindspeed Technologies

Mindspeed Technologies (NASDAQ: MSPD) is a leading provider of network
infrastructure semiconductor solutions to the communications industry. The
company's low-power system-on-chip (SoC) products are helping to drive video,
voice and data applications in worldwide fiber-optic networks and enable
advanced processing for 3G and long-term evolution (LTE) mobile networks. The
company's high-performance analog products are used in a variety of optical,
enterprise, industrial and video transport systems. Mindspeed's products are
sold to original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) around the globe. To learn
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