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Icera Grows Mobile Broadband Revenues in 2009

January 18, 2010

BRISTOL, England, January 18 /PRNewswire/ — Icera Inc., the Mobile
Broadband semiconductor company, today announced strong year-on-year growth
for 2009, with fourth quarter 2009 revenues approximately 4x that of the same
quarter in 2008, representing the company’s sixth successive quarter of
growth. Icera is continuing to extend global market share for its chipsets,
which are used in high performance, high speed Mobile Broadband devices such
as USB modem sticks, embedded modules for netbooks and eReaders and future
SmartPhones.

Stan Boland, President & CEO of Icera Inc., said: ‘Multiple, major Mobile
Network Operators specified Icera chipsets for Mobile Broadband devices in
2009. That’s because our advanced soft modem technology is the most effective
way to maximize live network user data rates, simultaneously supporting
strong subscriber demand and quality of service. With more product companies
making Icera-based devices available every quarter, using our technology is
now a simple and viable choice. We were also pleased to achieve our first
voice-qualified product in 2009, signaling our intention to take our
technology into the SmartPhone market in the future.’

During the last quarter of 2009 several customers began shipping
Icera-powered devices at 14Mbps, a doubling of peak data rates for users and
a major node for many operators in 2010. Icera is now sampling its 21Mbps
HSPA+ modem technology, uniquely by way of a software enhancement for the
same chipset.

About Icera

Icera is a private fabless semiconductor company, pioneering high
performance, low power, soft modem chipsets for the fast growing mobile
broadband device market. Icera technology delivers the highest performance
modem solutions for USB dongles, datacards, laptops, mobile internet devices
and smartphones. Founded in 2002, Icera is headquartered in the UK, with
design locations in the UK, France, the USA and China and customer
engineering and sales offices in Asia, Europe and the USA. For more
information, visit the Icera web site at http://www.icerasemi.com.

SOURCE Icera Inc


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