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Atheros Communications Announces Earnings Results for the Third Quarter and Nine Months Ended Sept. 30, 2004

October 26, 2004 - Atheros Communications Inc. announced earnings results for the third quarter and nine months ended Sept. 30, 2004. For the quarter, the company reported net earnings of $767,000 or $0.01 diluted earnings per share on net revenue of $38,262,000 against net loss of $2,633,000 or $0.21 loss per diluted share on net revenue of $25,168,000 for the same period a year ago. For the nine months, the company reported net earnings of $8,668,000 or $0.17 diluted earnings per share on net revenue of $127,954,000 against net loss of $12,943,000 or $1.07 loss per diluted share on net revenue of $49,699,000 for the same period a year ago.