Mobile Excellence Awards Hails Marvell's Mobile Hotspot as 'Best Mobile Product' in 2009

Marvell's game changing Mobile Hotspot technology recognized for bringing consumers ultimate mobility by delivering a truly mobile Internet Access Point

Santa Clara, California (December 21, 2009) – arvell (Nasdaq: MRVL), a leader in storage, communications, and consumer silicon solutions, today announced that the Mobile Excellence Awards (MEA) selected Marvell's Mobile Hotspot (MMH) as this year's Best Mobile Product. The MEA announced the winners of the 2009 Mobile Excellence Awards at an award banquet in Los Angeles on December 7th.

The annual Mobile Excellence Awards is one of the leading events in the mobile entertainment industry. The winners were selected across 21 categories, based upon strategic initiatives and objectives, the impact of technology used, creativity, ease of use, reach and proven market success.

"The Mobile Excellence Awards recognizes innovation in the mobile entertainment industry. Mobile technology is making incredible strides in innovation, and the MEA honors the accomplishments of the companies that are leading the way and shaping the next generation of products and technology," said Sarah Miller, CEO, Axis Marketing & PR and founder and chair, Mobile Excellence Awards. "Submissions to the MEA doubled in the past year, and we congratulate Marvell for creating an outstanding product worthy of this award."

Marvell's Mobile Hotspot turns any consumer electronic device with an Internet connection into a pocket-sized wireless hotspot. The MMH enables mobile Internet users to carry a Wi-Fi hotspot with them wherever they go, and supports up to eight users. For the first time in history, devices such as smartphones, digital cameras, personal media players, and personal navigation devices can operate as full featured Wi-Fi access points, sharing the mobile handsets' 3G connections to the Internet.

"We are honored to be recognized by the MEA as the Best Mobile Product of 2009," said Dr. Partho Mishra Vice President and General Manager for the Embedded and Emerging Business Unit of Marvell Semiconductor. "People are consuming and sharing digital content at a staggering rate, and constant connectivity is key for consumers. Marvell's Mobile Hotspot is designed to bring Wi-Fi connectivity anywhere that a cellular data connection is available, while providing secure access. We believe MMH is transforming the way consumers connect."

About the Mobile Excellence Awards

The Mobile Excellence Awards profiles the best in mobile entertainment, including media, marketing and technology. We award excellence in execution of corporate approach, consumer services, consumer experiences, content creation, and marketing devices or revenue generators for the mobile entertainment industry to include media, marketing & technology. For more information, visit

About Marvell

Marvell (NASDAQ: MRVL) is a leader in the development of storage, communications, and consumer silicon solutions. The company's diverse product portfolio includes switching, transceiver, communications controller, wireless, and storage solutions that power the entire communications infrastructure including enterprise, metro, home, and storage networking. As used in this release, the terms "company" and "Marvell" refer to Marvell Technology Group Ltd. and its subsidiaries. For more information, visit

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