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IDT Divests Micro Networks Business.

Cash Transaction Further Focuses Company on Mixed Signal Solutions for Communications, Computing and Consumer Markets

SAN JOSE, Calif. -- IDT([R])(Integrated Device Technology IDT (NASDAQ: IDTI) was founded in 1980 as a semiconductor vendor. Employing approximately 2500 people worldwide, headquartered in San Jose, California and operating a fab in Hillsboro, Oregon, the company both designs and fabricates semiconductor components. , Inc.)(NASDAQ NASDAQ
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:IDTI IDTI Integrated Device Technology Inc ), a leading provider of essential mixed signal semiconductor solutions that enrich the digital media experience, today announced it has signed an agreement to divest its Micro Networks business to Spectrum Control, Inc. for approximately $13 million. The transaction, which has already received approval by the IDT Board of Directors, is expected to close by the end of November.

"Our Micro Networks business has been a stable business for IDT for many years. However, we continue to sharpen our focus on analog-intensive, mixed-signal solutions for the communications, computing and consumer markets. This divestiture is a great outcome for Micro Networks employees and provides funds for use in faster growing businesses that are better aligned with our strategy," said Dr. Ted Tewksbury, IDT president and CEO (1) (Chief Executive Officer) The highest individual in command of an organization. Typically the president of the company, the CEO reports to the Chairman of the Board. .

Signal Hill acted as advisors for IDT on the transaction.

About IDT

With the goal of continuously improving the digital media experience, IDT integrates its fundamental semiconductor heritage with essential innovation, developing and delivering low-power, mixed signal solutions that solve customer problems. Headquartered in San Jose, Calif., IDT has design, manufacturing and sales facilities throughout the world. IDT stock is traded on the NASDAQ Global Select Stock Market([R]) under the symbol "IDTI." Additional information about IDT is accessible at www.IDT.com.

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