MaxLinear, Inc. (NYSE: MXL), a
leading provider of integrated radio frequency (RF) and mixed-signal integrated circuits
for broadband communications applications, today announced that NETGEAR, Inc. (NASDAQ: NTGR), a global networking company, has selected the MxL267 Full-Spectrum Capture (FSC
) digital cable front-end receiver for a new family of DOCSIS 3.0 cable modems and gateways.
First in NETGEAR’S new cable gateway family, the CG4500TM, recently achieved certification from CableLabs®. The CG4500TM is a high-speed gateway designed using the MxL267 24-channel DOCSIS 3.0 receiver.
The CG4500 product series is the latest in NETGEAR’s line of DOCSIS-certified cable gateways featuring high performance voice and data network services. The CG4500TM gateway includes extensive LAN and voice connectivity options, in addition to being easy to install and maintain. Furthermore, the CG4500TM gateway delivers extensive network service and feature controls, which simplify deployment by cable operators.
“We are pleased to be working with NETGEAR on its new family of DOCSIS 3.0 products,” said Brian Sprague, MaxLinear’s Vice President and General Manager for Broadband and Consumer Products. “This is a great design collaboration, and it’s indicative of the value the MxL267 brings to cable equipment providers developing next-generation cable modem and gateway products. We are looking forward to supporting NETGEAR with our Full-Spectrum Capture receivers as they expand multimedia and data bandwidth in the home.”
“We’re always pushing the envelope on delivering the best performing DOCSIS products and the CG4500TM delivers on this commitment,” said Naveen Chhangani, Director of Product Management, Service Provider Business Unit at NETGEAR. “The MxL267 provides great signal performance and a time-to-market advantage that give us the edge over our competition.”
Cable modem and gateway markets are evolving rapidly as cable providers strive to meet burgeoning consumer demand for bandwidth and content. MaxLinear’s portfolio of Full-Spectrum Capture receivers facilitates more efficient distribution of video and IP services, faster download speeds, lower power and lower cost designs.