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Teleste Introduces New Entropic-Powered Ethernet Over Coax Wi-Fi Extender for Hospitality and Multi-Dwelling Units

LONDON and SAN DIEGO, September 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --

Teleste Corporation, a leading provider of video and broadband technologies and services has taken broadband access to Multi-Dwelling Units (MDUs) and hotel rooms to the next level by introducing a new range of Ethernet over Coax (EoC) products, powered by Entropic's c.LINK™ 1.1+ Broadband Access technology. The new Teleste EoC solutions enable broadband data to be distributed over an existing coax network, without installing any new cables.

The new EoC products will be on display at the International Broadcast Conference (IBC2014) in Amsterdam at the RAI Convention Centre, 12 -16 September, at the Teleste stand (4.B61, Hall 4) and in the Entropic Meeting Suite (G106/G107, Hall 13). 

The Teleste products are based on Entropic's c.LINK 1.1+ Broadband Access technology, which brings a massive increase in total bandwidth throughput to 800Mbps and the total number of connected Wi-Fi extenders to 252 devices. By using c.LINK 1.1+, hospitality facilities, leisure environments and MDUs gain an ideal system to access higher speed broadband entertainment services including HD Video on Demand (VoD).

"The key application for this technology is the delivery of reliable high speed data and HD video to a large number of client devices, with particular emphasis on being able to extend Wi-Fi anywhere in the building. In the case of hotel facilities, c.LINK enables hotel operators to install a Wi-Fi extender in every room, using the same coaxial cable network that delivers the regular linear TV signal," said Jason Dando, Ethernet over Coax product manager, Teleste. "With the exponential increase in Wi-Fi enabled consumer devices, hotel guests demand to have the best quality Wi-Fi coverage and bandwidth. The new EoC Wi-Fi extender product, powered by Entropic, enables hotel guests to enjoy their devices with a similar or better experience when compared to their home set-up."

To install the client device, simply connect it between the coaxial wall outlet and the existing TV. Each client device provides a Wi-Fi hotspot and Ethernet ports for tablet and/or laptop hook-up. The entire installation process can be done in just a few minutes. This ease of installation is critical to the hospitality industry, as it minimizes revenue loss due to service upgrades.  This no new wires approach further reduces deployment time and overall capital expense.

"We believe our c.LINK 1.1+ Broadband Access system is an ideal solution for the hospitality and MDU markets," said Roger Gregory, vice president, Marketing, Entropic. "In the hospitality case, the central network controller is able to manage the connection speeds of each individual client per service agreement. For example, standard rooms may have basic service with 'good enough speed' for email and web browsing, whereas premium rooms can have 'upgraded speed' for HD video streaming without glitches."

Entropic's innovative c.LINK 1.1+ EoC Broadband Access solution is ideal for high density MDU and hospitality environments. It is comprised of the EN3681 Network Controller (NC) and the EN3690 Customer Premise Equipment (CPE) and offers the industry's first multiple-channel EoC solution that can deliver up to 800 Mbps of aggregated throughput. These key features satisfy consumer demand for HD video content across a variety of connected devices.

Availability 

The Ethernet over Coax Broadband Access Wi-Fi adapter is currently available from Asheridge Communications that is a member of the Teleste Group.

About Teleste 

Teleste is an international technology company that develops and offers video and broadband technologies and related services. Our supply of technology contributes to the convenience and safety of daily living. Our core business is video - image and data processing, transfer and management. Our customer base consists of cable and telecom operators, as well as public sector organizations. Our business is divided into two divisions, which are Video and Broadband Solutions and Network Services. In both areas, we rank among the world's leading companies and technological forerunners. Video and Broadband Solutions focuses on access networks and product solutions in video surveillance applications. Network Services offers comprehensive services for network design, construction and maintenance. In 2013, Teleste's net sales totalled EUR 192.8 million, and the company employed about 1,300 people. Teleste runs a worldwide network of offices and more than 90% of its sales are generated outside of Finland. The company is listed on the NASDAQ OMX Helsinki Ltd. For more information, please visit http://www.teleste.com and follow @telestecorp on Twitter.

Teleste forward looking and copyright statements 

Any statements in this press release which relate to Teleste Corporation, its affiliates and/or their products and/or services are not intended to provide the basis of any investment decision. Nothing in this press release is, or should be relied upon as, a promise or representation as to the future. Teleste and/or its affiliates shall not be liable for any damage(s) arising from any use of such information.

Teleste is a registered trademark of Teleste Corporation. Other product and service marks are property of their respective owners. You may not use such marks without a prior written consent provided by Teleste Corporation or the respective owner, as applicable. Copyright © Teleste Corporation 2014. All rights reserved.

About Entropic 

Entropic™ (Nasdaq:ENTR) is a world leader in semiconductor solutions for the connected home. The Company transforms how traditional HDTV broadcast and IP-based streaming video content is seamlessly, reliably, and securely delivered, processed, and distributed into and throughout the home. Entropic's next-generation Set-top Box (STB) System-on-a-Chip (SoC) and Connectivity solutions enable Pay-TV operators to offer consumers more captivating whole-home entertainment experiences by transforming the way digital entertainment is delivered, connected and consumed - in the home and on the go. For more information, please visit Entropic at: http://www.entropic.com, read our blog Entropic Topics, or get social with us at @Entropic_News, or on Facebook, Google+, YouTube and LinkedIn.

Entropic Forward Looking Statements 

Statements in this press release that are not strictly historical in nature constitute "forward-looking statements" within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Such statements include, but are not limited to, statements regarding Entropic's MoCA technologies, its related prospects and its role in the future of connected home entertainment. Such forward-looking statements involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors which may cause Entropic's actual results to be materially different from historical results or from any results expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements. These factors include, but are not limited to, competition, risks associated with Entropic dependence on a limited number of customers and suppliers, technology risks, the risk that the market for HD video and multimedia content delivery solutions may not develop as Entropic anticipates and other factors discussed in the "Risk Factors" section of Entropic's Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q for the quarter ended June 30, 2014. All forward-looking statements are qualified in their entirety by this cautionary statement. Entropic 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© 2014 Entropic. All rights reserved. All other product or company names mentioned are used for identification purposes only and may be trademarks of their respective owners.

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