Orlando, Fla., July 7, 2009 - Intellon Corporation
), a leading provider of HomePlug®-compatible integrated circuits (ICs) for home networking, networked entertainment, Ethernet-over-Coax (EoC) and smart grid applications, announced that it has now shipped over 30 million powerline communications integrated circuits (ICs) based on the HomePlug 1.0 and HomePlug AV standards. Intellon leads the powerline communications industry in shipments of HomePlug based powerline ICs.
Intellon designs and markets these advanced ICs, which allow end users to turn home or office electrical wiring into a high-speed network for the distribution of high definition and standard definition television (HDTV, SDTV), Internet protocol TV (IPTV), over-the-top (OTT) video, high-bandwidth Internet sharing and file sharing. Products based on Intellon's ICs can be used to connect a wide variety of products - including home gateways and routers, personal computers, set-top boxes, digital media adapters, flat-screen TVs, game consoles, and security cameras - without the need to install new wires.
Intellon's ICs are used across the globe by over 45 cable, telephone and satellite service providers such as AT&T, Canal+, Chunghwa Telecom, DirecTV, Dish Network, France Telecom, Free (Iliad Group), PCCW, SFR/neuf, SingTel, Swisscom, Telecom Italia, and Telenet. Major OEMs manufacturing consumer electronics products based on the company's ICs include Actiontec, Asoka, Aztech, Belkin, devolo AG, H3C, LEA, Linksys, Logitech, Monster, Netgear, Sharp, Siemens, Sling Media, Sumitomo Electric and ZyXEL.
"Video, gaming and other content coming into the home through new Internet-based services are driving the need for fast in-home distribution that delivers entertainment-grade performance and is easy to install without new wiring," said Rick Furtney, president and COO of Intellon Corporation. "Intellon's HomePlug based ICs provide a reliable, carrier-proven and globally-deployed powerline solution that brings the advantages of wired broadband connections throughout a home."
is Intellon's most advanced IC. It has the lowest power consumption of any 200 Mbps PHY-rate HomePlug AV-class IC, supports European 2011 Code of Conduct requirements for adapters as well as embedded designs and delivers higher TCP throughput and more customer programmability options (such as programmable LEDs, push buttons and diagnostics), as well as improved Quality of Service (QoS). About Intellon CorporationIntellon
(Nasdaq: ITLN) is a market leader in powerline
communications, providing HomePlug® compliant and other powerline integrated circuits for home networking, networked entertainment
access, Ethernet-over-Coax (EoC), smart grid management and other commercial applications. Intellon created and patented the baseline technology for HomePlug 1.0, and is a major contributor to the baseline technology for the 200-Mbps PHY-rate HomePlug AV powerline standard
. With more than 30 million HomePlug-based ICs sold, Intellon is the market share leader in the HomePlug IC market. The Company was founded in 1989 and is headquartered in Orlando, Florida, with offices in Ocala, Florida, San Jose, California and Toronto, Canada. For additional information, visit www.intellon.com
. Cautionary Note Regarding Forward-Looking Statements:
All statements included or incorporated by reference in this release, other than statements or characterizations of historical fact, are forward-looking statements. These forward-looking statements include, but are not limited to, assertions regarding the use of Intellon's HomePlug based solutions in conjunction with any customer products or services or in any of the applications or markets mentioned herein. Actual future results could differ materially from those anticipated as a result of certain risks and uncertainties. These factors include, but are not limited to, the risk that the market for powerline communications products, including Intellon ICs, may not develop as expected; the risk that Intellon may be unable to manage its growth effectively; uncertainties associated with competitive pressures, technical challenges and changes in industry standards; customer concentration and changes in customer demand and product mix; fluctuations in the availability and pricing of third party products and services used to manufacture, assemble and test Intellon's products; problems or delays in the fabrication, assembly, testing or delivery of Intellon's products; and economic and political uncertainties in Intellon's markets, including the risk of continued volatility and uncertainty in global financial and commercial markets. These and other risk factors are described in detail in the Risk Factors section of Intellon's Form 10-Q
dated May 8, 2009, as filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Intellon assumes no obligation to update the forward-looking information contained in this release. Intellon and No New Wires are registered trademarks of Intellon Corporation. HomePlug is a registered trademark of the HomePlug Powerline Alliance, Inc. All other trademarks mentioned are the property of their respective owners.# # #