AppliedMicro Sets January 27 for Third Quarter Fiscal 2011 Results Conference Call

/ Source: GlobeNewswire

SUNNYVALE, Calif., Jan. 10, 2011 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Applied Micro Circuits Corporation, or AppliedMicro (Nasdaq:AMCC), today announced that it will conduct a conference call with analysts and investors following the release of its third quarter fiscal 2011 results on Thursday, January 27, 2011.

AppliedMicro will issue a news release announcing the company's third quarter fiscal 2011 results after the close of the market on January 27. The text of the press release will also be available on AppliedMicro's web site at .

The conference call will be webcast from the investor relations section of the company's web site beginning at 2:00 p.m. Pacific Time / 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time on January 27. To listen to the webcast, or to view the press release or the financial or other statistical information required by SEC Regulation G, please visit the investor relations section of the AppliedMicro web site at .

To listen to the conference call by telephone, dial 866.783.2144 approximately ten minutes before the start time using the access code 37250842. A telephone playback of the call will be available starting approximately one hour after the completion of the call and can be accessed by dialing 888.286.8010 and using the access code 65016340. The replay will be available through February 3, 2011.

AppliedMicro Overview

AppliedMicro is a global leader in energy conscious computing solutions for telco, enterprise, data center, consumer and SMB applications. With a 30-year heritage as an innovator in high-speed connectivity and high performance embedded processing, AppliedMicro employs patented Power Architecture® SoCs to provide energy efficient products that can deliver up to a 40 percent reduction in power consumption without sacrificing performance. AppliedMicro's corporate headquarters are located in Sunnyvale, California. Sales and engineering offices are located throughout the world. For further information regarding AppliedMicro, visit the company's Web site at .

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CONTACT: Investor Relations Contact: Shiva Natarajan (408) 542-8745 snatarajan@apm.com Corporate Contact: Tally Kaplan Porat (408) 702-3139 (c) (408) 483-8370 tkaplan@apm.com Media Contact: The Bernard Group Tom Murphy (831) 661-0260 (c) (831) 402-4142 tmurphy@bernardgroup.com