CHANDLER, Ariz.--Amkor Technology, Inc. (Nasdaq: AMKR) today announced that is has received a Strategic Supplier Award for 2006 from Agere Systems, a global leader in semiconductors and software solutions for storage, mobility, and networking markets. The award recognizes excellence in providing materials, equipment and services that help Agere realize efficiencies and improve execution across its operations. A total of fifteen companies received this award, which evaluated multiple criteria including cost, technology, responsiveness, quality and supply assurance.

"We are very pleased to receive this award, which recognizes Amkor's commitment to providing the highest level of technical capability and service to support Agere's leading-edge packaging and test requirements," said Mike Lamble, Amkor's corporate vice president, worldwide sales.

About Amkor

Amkor Technology, Inc. (Nasdaq: AMKR - News) is a leading provider of advanced semiconductor assembly and test services. The company offers semiconductor companies and electronics OEMs a complete set of microelectronic design and manufacturing services. More information on Amkor is available from the company's SEC filings and on Amkor's web site:


Amkor Technology, Inc., Chandler
Jeffrey Luth
VP Corporate Communications
480-821-5000 ext. 5130