Vestel’s Latest Generation Of European TV Models To Use MaxLinear’s MxL601 Global Hybrid Tuner ICs

MaxLinear Inc. (NYSE: MXL), a leading provider of integrated radio frequency (RF) and mixed-signal integrated circuits for broadband communication applications, announced today that Vestel Elektronik, Europe's leading TV manufacturer, has selected the MxL601 for its latest generation of hybrid televisions targeting the European LED/LCD television market.

MaxLinear's MxL601 delivers industry-leading performance for all global analog and digital cable and terrestrial television reception standards. The MxL601 is based on MaxLinear’s 65-nm digital CMOS advanced radio technology and has shipped millions-of units since its launch in December 2011.

“We are excited that our MxL601 ‘super radio’ has been selected by Vestel for its latest European TV platform,” said Brian Sprague, Vice President and General Manager for Broadband and Consumer Products. “The selection of the MxL601 is a continuation of the long partnership between our companies, starting with the deployment of our very first silicon tuners in Vestel’s multi-channel, terrestrial TV set-top-boxes in 2008. We are pleased that our MxL601 technology is continuing to enable Vestel’s design innovation and market growth.”

Technical Highlights

The MxL601 ‘super radio’ sets a new benchmark for overall reception performance, silicon integration, and power consumption. It provides market-leading low power consumption of 300mW - 400mW and is available in a 4x4mm standard 24 pin QFN package.

The MxL601 is software configurable, allowing manufacturers to design a common analog front-end for all global broadcast standards, and is validated to directly interface to all major backend TV SoCs. This pre-validation ensures a simple design process, limited design verification, and low-risk expedited mass production ramps. Supported standards include: PAL, SECAM, NTSC, DVB-T/T2, ISDB-T, ISDB-Tmm, ATSC, ATSC M/H, DTMB, ITU-T J.83 Annex A (DVB-C) / B (US Cable) / C (Japan), DOCSIS and EURODOCSIS.

About MaxLinear, Inc.

MaxLinear, Inc. is a leading provider of radio-frequency and mixed-signal semiconductor solutions for broadband communication applications. MaxLinear is located in Carlsbad, California, and its address on the Internet is www.maxlinear.com.

MxL and the MaxLinear logo are trademarks of MaxLinear, Inc. Other trademarks appearing herein are the property of their respective owners.

Cautionary Note About Forward-Looking Statements

This press release contains forward-looking statements within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended. Forward-looking statements include, among others, our announcement of a design-win with Vestel Elektronik Corp. and our expectations with respect to the performance of our hybrid TV tuner products. These statements involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties, and other factors that may cause actual results to be materially different from any future results expressed or implied by the forward-looking statements. We cannot predict whether or to what extent our design-win with Vestel will result in future revenues. Forward-looking statements are based on management’s current, preliminary expectations and are subject to various risks and uncertainties, including, among others, intense competition in our industry; the ability of our customers, including Vestel, to cancel or reduce orders; uncertainties concerning how end user markets for our products will develop; our lack of long-term supply contracts and dependence on limited sources of supply; potential decreases in average selling prices for our product; and ongoing intellectual property litigation related to hybrid TV tuner products. In addition to these risks and uncertainties, investors should review the risks and uncertainties contained in MaxLinear’s filings with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), including risks and uncertainties identified in our Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2011 and our Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q for the quarter ended June 30, 2012. All forward-looking statements are qualified in their entirety by this cautionary statement. MaxLinear is providing this information as of the date of this release and does not undertake any obligation to update any forward-looking statements contained in this release as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.

Copyright Business Wire 2010

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