engages in the design, development, manufacture, and sale of integrated circuit solutions for applications, such as high-density storage, multiservice networking, wireless data, and personal computer connectivity.
It operates in two segments, Consumer Enterprise and Telecommunications.
The Consumer Enterprise segment provides integrated circuit solutions for various end-user applications, such as hard disk drives, data-enabled mobile phones, and networking applications, as well as modem integrated solutions and computer input/output products.
The Telecommunications segment focuses on the telecommunications network equipment market and provides integrated circuit solutions for wireless and wireline infrastructure.
The company sells its products through direct sales force and distributors.
Its customers include manufacturers of hard disk drives, mobile phones, communications systems, and personal computers.
Agere Systems was incorporated in Delaware in 2000 and is based in Allentown, Pennsylvania.