Entropic Communications Named Market Share Leader in Home Networking Applications Specific Standard Products by The Linley Group
Providing a comprehensive, global analysis of the industry's communications semiconductor markets
SAN DIEGO, June 21, 2012 -- Entropic Communications, Inc.
home, today announced it ranked number one in worldwide revenue of home
networking application specific standard products (ASSPs), according to a
report titled "Communications Semiconductor Market Share 2011" released by
The Linley Group in June 2012.
Providing a comprehensive, global analysis of the industry's communications
semiconductor markets, The Linley Group's report highlighted Entropic as one
of few semiconductor companies to grow in 2011. Further, the report noted
Entropic as the market share leader in the home networking integrated
circuit (IC) space, leading with 38 percent market share. Entropic's home
networking silicon and software solutions are based on the Multimedia over
Coax Alliance (MoCA(R)) standard, which uses existing coaxial cable in the
home to create a robust, reliable, whole-home network for streaming
high-definition (HD) video and multimedia content.
"Entropic outpaced the semiconductor market, achieving notable growth in
2011," said Joseph Byrne, senior analyst at The Linley Group. "From our
research, it is clear Entropic holds a commanding lead in the home
networking IC space; as the Company is one of the industry's premier
providers of connected home silicon and software, already deployed by many
of the world's largest Pay-TV service providers."
"Entropic's leadership position in the connected home market is a testament
to the Company's vision, ability to execute, and commitment to transforming
the way Pay-TV service providers distribute HD content into and throughout
the home," said Al Servati, vice president of Marketing, Connectivity Group
at Entropic Communications. "We uphold a focused approach to home
connectivity, which enabled us to further our customer relationships and
maintain our market share lead."
The Linley Group's "Communications Semiconductor Market Share 2011" is
published annually and includes market share analysis for 20 categories of
communications semiconductor products, including home networking, network
processors, 10 Gigabit Ethernet components, DSL and PON transceivers and
transport ICs, PCI interconnect chips and high-end embedded microprocessors,
among others. For more information on the report, please visit The Linley
Group web site.
About The Linley Group
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analysis of semiconductors for networking, communications, mobile, and
wireless applications. The company provides strategic consulting services,
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About Entropic Communications
Entropic Communications, Inc. (Nasdaq:ENTR) is a leading global provider of
silicon and software solutions to enable connected home entertainment. The
Company transforms how traditional HDTV broadcast and streaming video
content is seamlessly, reliably, and securely delivered, processed, and
distributed into and throughout the home.
Entropic's next-generation home connectivity and set-top box
system-on-a-chip (SoC) solutions enable Pay-TV service providers to offer
consumers a more captivating whole-home entertainment experience by
delivering new, high-performing ways to connect, engage, and enjoy
multimedia content. For more information, visit Entropic at: