CopperGate Communications Achieves Five Million HomePNA Chipset Milestone

Wednesday, May 7th, 2008 

Leads in installations of IPTV over coax and phone lines

TEL AVIV, Israel & NEWARK, Calif. — CopperGate Communications, the Everywire Home Networking Company™, today announced the shipment of 5 million HomePNA chipsets worldwide – making the company the leader in IPTV services over coax and phone wires.

“Clearly, HomePNA technology has achieved tremendous traction in the market – especially around IPTV,” said Gabi Hilevitz, Chief Executive Officer of CopperGate. “We are proud that our blazing fast technology is delivering such high fidelity HD video to so many more customers around the world.”

HomePNA is the only ITU-T home networking standard over coax and phone lines and it delivers up to 320 Mbit/s of transmission – more than any other home networking technology. HomePNA is perfect for coax installations. There are now more than 25 certified products supporting HomePNA, more than any other coax networking technology. The company delivers the highest Quality of Service (QoS) over coax which is why CopperGate’s HomePNA chips are embedded in millions of devices deployed in the field and have connected over 15,000 miles of coax to date.

“HomePNA delivers on its promise. It’s fast, reliable, practical and cost-effective,” said Joyce Putscher, Principal Analyst, at market research firm In-Stat. “In addition, HomePNA enables service providers to easily integrate over-the-top IPTV applications and triple-play services that drive customer retention and increase service provider ARPUs. As a leading supplier of this technology, it’s no surprise CopperGate is doing so well.”