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Silicon Laboratories Grants Limited License for FM Radio Technology to RDA Microelectronics

August 25, 2010

AUSTIN, Texas, Aug 25, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Silicon Laboratories Inc. (Nasdaq: SLAB) today announced a patent licensing and royalty agreement with RDA Microelectronics, a China-based fabless IC company. The agreement grants RDA a limited license to Silicon Labs' international portfolio of FM radio patents.

Silicon Laboratories holds nearly 1,000 patents and patent applications related to mixed-signal ICs and a significant number relate to RF and radio design.

Silicon Laboratories Inc.

Silicon Laboratories is an industry leader in the innovation of high-performance, analog-intensive, mixed-signal ICs. Developed by a world-class engineering team with unsurpassed expertise in mixed-signal design, Silicon Labs' diverse portfolio of highly-integrated, easy-to-use products offers customers significant advantages in performance, size and power consumption. These patented solutions serve a broad set of markets and applications including consumer, communications, computing, industrial and automotive.

Headquartered in Austin, TX, Silicon Labs is a global enterprise with operations, sales and design activities worldwide. The company is committed to contributing to our customers' success by recruiting the highest quality talent to create industry-changing innovations. For more information about Silicon Labs, please visit

RDA Microelectronics, Inc.

RDA supplies a broad range of products serving the cellular, broadcast and connectivity markets. RDA is a leading supplier of FM radio receivers, DVB-S satellite tuners, power amplifiers and Bluetooth system-on-chip to Chinese manufacturers.

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SOURCE: Silicon Laboratories Inc.

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