CARLSBAD, Calif. — (BUSINESS WIRE) — September 5, 2017 — MaxLinear, Inc. (NYSE: MXL), a leading provider of radio frequency (RF), analog and mixed-signal integrated circuits for the connected home, wired and wireless infrastructure, and industrial and multimarket applications, announced today that Shenzhen Skyworth Digital Technology Co. Ltd. (Skyworth) is shipping a new smart cable gateway set-top box (STB) based on the MaxLinear MxL214C Full-Spectrum Capture™ cable front-end receiver.
With its FSC™ capability, the MxL214C provides innovative features such as fast channel change, multi-screen share and remote network monitoring. These features help Skyworth’s Chinese cable operator customers accelerate their transition to enhanced digital video services.
The MxL214C utilizes its FSC™ technology to digitize the entire cable spectrum, and perform digital tuning and demodulation of up to four cable channels with very low power consumption, complexity and cost.
“Skyworth has been driving the transition to all digital video delivery by providing competitive set-top box solutions to its cable operator customers, such as leading Jiangsu and Beijing MSOs, in order to deploy next-generation services,” said BaoCheng Chang, Skyworth Vice President of R&D. “We rely on MaxLinear’s MxL214C cable receiver IC to deliver the best-in-class STB product.”
“Skyworth, a set-top box market leader in China, is helping cable operators in the country transition to a digital video future,” said Will Torgerson, Vice President & General Manager, MaxLinear Broadband Group. “We’ve optimized the features of the MxL214C to help customers like Skyworth provide consumers with compelling features in a very low power, simple and cost-effective design. We’re excited to be a part of their success.”
About Shenzhen Skyworth Digital Technology Co. Ltd.
Shenzhen Skyworth Digital Technology Co. Ltd. is the second biggest subsidiary of Skyworth Group Co. Ltd. The subsidiary’s focus is on set-top boxes and digital video transition products. Located in the Nanshan District of Shenzhen. More information can be found at www.skyworth.com.
About MaxLinear, Inc.
MaxLinear, Inc. (NYSE: MXL), a leading provider of radio frequency (RF), analog and mixed-signal integrated circuits for the connected home, wired and wireless infrastructure, and industrial and multimarket applications. MaxLinear is headquartered in Carlsbad, California. For more information, please visit www.maxlinear.com.
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litigation against us by a third parties in the United States District
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limited number of third party manufacturers; and our lack of long-term
supply contracts and dependence on limited sources of supply. In
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