DSP Group Chipset Powers ZTE CAT-iq 2.0 Home Gateway With HD Voice

DSP Group Chipset Powers ZTE CAT-iq 2.0 Home Gateway With HD Voice

XceedR(TM) Chipset Enables Operators to Offer Enhanced Multi-Line,
Multi-Handset Services

SAN JOSE, Calif., Oct. 16, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- DSP Group^®, Inc.
(Nasdaq:DSPG), a leading global provider of wireless chipset solutions for
converged communications, announced today that ZTE Corp., a leading global
provider of telecommunications equipment, network solutions and mobile
devices, has selected the company's CAT-iq 2.0 DECT chipset solutions for
developing an advanced home gateway (HGW) featuring HD voice capabilities.

ZTE delivers innovative products and solutions through its network of
operators across 140 countries. Designed for leading operators, ZTE's new
triple-play home gateway integrates DSP Group's DECT CAT-iq module, delivering
HD voice quality and network services to home handsets. Easy to pair with the
home gateway, the handsets allow shared phonebook and call log access,
multi-line services, firmware upgradability, crystal-clear wideband voice and
other advanced features in-line with the CAT-iq standard.

The highly integrated, small form-factor module is based on a single-chip
solution from DSP Group's cutting-edge XceedR™ cordless chipset family. It can
be easily and cost-effectively integrated into diverse broadband residential
gateways, and is provided with CAT-iq firmware and reference software features
- minimizing R&D costs and lowering time to market, while guaranteeing
standards compliance.

"Using DSP Group's CAT-iq module design allowed us to shorten the development
and design cycle of our home gateway devices," said WangYi, Product Manager at
ZTE Corp. "DSP Group's CAT-iq expertise and responsive support have enabled us
to smoothly ensure our devices comply with the latest CAT-iq standard," he

"Integrating our DECT solution with ZTE's advanced home gateways allows telcos
to increase their voice and broadband offerings with fully-featured DECT
handsets," said Alex Sin, Corporate Vice President of Sales at DSP Group. "The
evolving DECT ULE standard will soon allow telcos to seamlessly upgrade home
gateways and control the smart home through DECT-powered home automation,
monitoring and control devices," he concluded.

About DSP Group

DSP Group^®, Inc. (Nasdaq:DSPG) is a leading global provider of wireless
chipset solutions for converged communications. Delivering semiconductor
system solutions with software and reference designs, DSP Group enables
OEMs/ODMs, consumer electronics (CE) manufacturers and service providers to
cost-effectively develop new revenue-generating products with fast time to
market. At the forefront of semiconductor innovation and operational
excellence for over two decades, DSP Group provides a broad portfolio of
wireless chipsets integrating DECT/CAT-iq, DECT ULE, Wi-Fi, PSTN, HDClear™,
video and VoIP technologies. DSP Group enables converged voice, audio, video
and data connectivity across diverse mobile, consumer and enterprise products
– from mobile devices, connected multimedia screens, and home automation &
security to cordless phones, VoIP systems, and home gateways. Leveraging
industry-leading experience and expertise, DSP Group partners with CE
manufacturers and service providers to shape the future of converged
communications at home, office and on the go. For more information, visit

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CONTACT: Orly Garini-Dil
         DSP Group, Inc.
         Tel: +1-408-240-6839

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