KAONMEDIA selects Ikanos for family of VDSL gateways

Tuesday, September 16th, 2014
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KAONMEDIA Selects Ikanos for Its New Family of VDSL Gateway Platforms

  • New Gateway, Showcased at the IBC 2014 Conference in Amsterdam, Will Incorporate Ikanos’ High-Performance Fusiv® Processor With VDSL Vectoring

FREMONT, CA — Ikanos Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ: IKAN), a leading provider of advanced broadband semiconductor and software products for the connected home, today announced that KAONMEDIA (KOSDAQ : KAON MEDIA), a technology leader in Pay-TV and home networking solutions, has selected Ikanos’ Fusiv® gateway processor family to power its new generation of feature-rich and highly integrated residential gateways. With its established footprint across more than 120 operators in 80 countries, KAONMEDIA (KAON) is among the leading providers of digital connectivity devices, including STB and residential gateways to Pay-TV operators, broadband service providers and telcos. The company will leverage its global carrier footprint to promote its new Ikanos-based platform and further expand its product portfolio at those carriers.

“Our selection of Ikanos emphasizes our commitment to bringing best-in-class solutions to customers for all of their home connectivity applications,” said Chul Min Kim, CTO, of KAON. “As a global leader in VDSL broadband access, Ikanos continues to demonstrate the industry’s highest level of innovation in broadband connectivity and residential gateway technology. That’s the kind of industry leadership we seek in our partners to help us anticipate the evolving needs of the connected consumer.”

KAON continues to maintain its leadership in the IPTV market with industry-leading STB solutions. It has delivered breakthrough innovation in consumer broadband — using proprietary technologies to support ultra-high-resolution video and deliver multi-room HEVC/AVC streaming. In doing so, the company has demonstrated industry insights that have kept it well ahead of consumer demand. The addition of the Ikanos Fusiv® family into KAON’s product portfolio further expands the company’s footprint inside the home and enables a new generation of high-speed broadband gateways designed to meet the increasing consumer demand for applications such as 4K IPTV STB and multi-room Ultra HD content streaming.

“Our partnership with KAON is based on a common vision of enabling best-in-class home connectivity solutions that will exceed consumer expectations,” said Kourosh Amiri, vice president of marketing at Ikanos. “With a successful track record of delivering state-of-the-art digital connectivity devices, KAON has established a strong relationship with service providers around the world, laying the groundwork for rapid acceptance. We’re looking forward to a long and successful partnership.”