SOURCE: Atheros

October 05, 2009 09:00 ET

Atheros Schedules Third Quarter 2009 Results Conference Call for October 19, 2009

Announces Analyst Day Event on November 5, 2009

SANTA CLARA, CA--(Marketwire - October 5, 2009) - Atheros Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ: ATHR), a global leader in innovative technologies for wireless and wired communications, today announced that it will release its third quarter financial 2009 results after the market closes on Monday, Oct. 19 and host an Analyst Day for equity analysts and institutional investors on Thursday, Nov. 5.

Third Quarter Financial Results Conference Call

Atheros has scheduled its third quarter financial results conference call on Monday, Oct. 19, 2009 at 2 p.m. Pacific Time (5 p.m. Eastern Time). Atheros will release the company's third quarter financial results at approximately 1 p.m. Pacific Time (4 p.m. Eastern Time).

To listen to the call from within the United States, please dial 877-835-9268 approximately 10 minutes prior to the start of the call. To listen to the call from outside the United States, please dial 706-634-9690 approximately 10 minutes prior to the start of the call. The pass code is Atheros. A taped replay will be made available approximately one hour after the conclusion of the call and will remain available for one week after the live call. To access the replay, please dial 706-645-9291 and use the pass code 32287070.

Atheros' financial results conference call will be available via a live webcast on the investor relations section of the Atheros web site at www.atheros.com. Access the web site 15 minutes prior to the start of the call to download and install any necessary audio software. An archived webcast replay will be available on the web site for 6 months.

Analyst Day Event

Atheros will host an Analyst Day for equity analysts and institutional investors on Thursday, Nov. 5, 2009 at the Techmart in Santa Clara, Calif. Members of the executive team will host a series of presentations from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Pacific Time (4 p.m.to 8 p.m. Eastern Time). Attendance at the event is by invitation only.

The public may listen to a live webcast of the presentations from the Investors section of the Atheros website at www.atheros.com. A replay of the event will also be available from the company's website approximately one hour after the conclusion of the event.

About Atheros Communications, Inc.

Atheros Communications is a global leader in innovative technologies for wireless and wired communications. Atheros combines its wireless and networking systems expertise with high-performance radio frequency (RF), mixed signal and digital semiconductor design skills to provide highly integrated chipsets that are manufactured on low-cost, standard complementary metal-oxide semiconductor (CMOS) processes. Atheros technology is used by a broad base of leading customers, including personal computer, networking equipment and consumer device manufacturers. For more information, please visit www.atheros.com or send an email to info@atheros.com.

Atheros and the Atheros logo are trademarks of Atheros Communications, Inc. All other trademarks mentioned in this document are the sole property of their respective owners.

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