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MaxLinear Named CES Innovations 2013 Design and Engineering Award Honoree

  MaxLinear Named CES Innovations 2013 Design and Engineering Award Honoree

  *International field of judges acknowledges innovation and impact of MxL267
    24-channel, Full-Spectrum Capture™ cable receiver

2013 International CES

Business Wire

NEW YORK -- November 13, 2012

MaxLinear Inc. (NYSE: MXL), a leading provider of integrated radio frequency
(RF) and mixed-signal integrated circuits for broadband communications
applications, today announced it has been named an International CES
Innovations 2013 Design and Engineering Awards Honoree for the MxL267
24-channel Full-Spectrum Capture (FSC™) cable receiver.

Products entered in this prestigious program are judged by a preeminent panel
ofindependent industrial designers, engineers and members of the media to
honor outstanding design and engineering in cutting-edge consumer electronics
products across 29 product categories.

MaxLinear’s MxL267 is the first Full-Spectrum Capture device capable of
simultaneously receiving any combination of 24 channels located arbitrarily
inside the cable spectrum.

The CES judges recognized the impact that the MxL267 is having on the cable
gateway and set-top box market, as summarized in this paragraph from the award
entry:

“The MxL267 deserves a CES Innovations Award because it is the key to the
development of cable set-top boxes and gateways that give consumers all of the
programming they want while minimizing power consumption and network
maintenance costs for cable operators. The proof is in the success of the
chip, which has enjoyed more than a dozen design wins by leading cable system
manufacturers including ARRIS Group, Inc. in the first five months since the
chip was launched.”

“Our Full-Spectrum Capture technology is a significant advance in the
industry, and to have that innovation honored at CES is especially gratifying
because it's the biggest showcase of new and advanced products in the consumer
electronics industry,” said Dr. Kishore Seendripu, president and CEO of
MaxLinear. “The MxL267 has been so well received by our customers because it
offers advanced features and consumes only 90mW per channel in 24-channel
receive mode. It also has our powerful remote spectrum analyzer for reporting
network health and performance – saving money for both the consumer and the
MSO.”

The MxL267 supports up to 1 Gigabits per second (Gb/s) download speeds when
bonding all 24 channels together. This enables cable operators to leapfrog the
standard download speeds of 300 Megabits per second (Mb/s) for home Internet
service. With 24 channels in the MxL267, cable set-top boxes can support
enough channels for multiple TVs, DVRs and simultaneous viewing of programming
on multiple screens while still offering untouchable data download speeds.

The prestigious Innovations Design and Engineering Awards are sponsored by the
Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)®, the producer of the International
CES, the world’s largest consumer technology tradeshow, and have been
recognizing achievements in product design and engineering since 1976.

The MxL267 will be displayed at The Venetian during the 2013 International
CES, which runs from January 8-11, 2013 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Honorees will
also be displayed at CES Unveiled: The Official Press Event of the
International CES from 4-7 p.m. on Sunday, January 6, 2013 in the South Seas
Ballroom C at Mandalay Bay. It is also featured on
http://cesweb.org/Awards/CES-Innovations-Awards.aspx.

About MaxLinear, Inc.
MaxLinear, Inc. is a leading provider of radio-frequency and mixed-signal
semiconductor solutions for broadband communications 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
federal securities laws. Forward-looking statements include, among others,
statements concerning or implying future financial performance or trends and
growth opportunities affecting MaxLinear, in particular statements relating to
the selection of MaxLinear’s MxL267 as a nominee for a CES Innovations Award.
These forward-looking 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 these
forward-looking statements. 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 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 products; and
on-going intellectual property litigation related to hybrid television 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
September 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.

Contact:

MaxLinear Inc. Press Contact:
The David James Agency LLC
David Rodewald, 805-494-9508
david@davidjamesagency.com
or
MaxLinear Inc. Corporate Contact:
Patrick Tierney
Senior Director, Cable Product Line
760-692-0711 x131
ptierney@maxlinear.com