Monday, May 15, 2006

Entropic Ships Millionth c.LINK Home Networking Chip

Entropic Communications has shipped its millionth c.LINK-270 chipset after being in production for less than 18 months. The device is being used in CPE in Japan, Korea and the United States. It is used in a variety of consumer electronics devices such as set-top boxes, digital video recorders, broadband home routers and media gateways to enable whole-home access to all the stored multimedia and video content in the home over the existing coaxial cable.

Entropic's announced customers include 2Wire, Actiontec, Alcatel, BnMux, Foxconn, Hannet Telecom, Linksys, Motorola, Mototech, Oki, Panasonic, Tellabs, Samsung, Scientific Atlanta and Westell. c.LINK chipsets can be found in Motorola products deployed by Verizon in the U.S., J:COM in Japan and Hanaro Telecom Inc. in Korea. Motorola has shipped 500,000 MoCA-enabled consumer devices.