Ikanos Hosts Broadband Industry Innovators to Forecast What's

Ikanos Hosts Broadband Industry Innovators to Forecast What's Next
for the Connected Home 
Broadband Access Roundtable to Provide Insights From Carriers,
Content Providers, Industry Analysts and Solution Providers 
FREMONT, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 01/07/13 --  Ikanos Communications,
Inc. (NASDAQ: IKAN), a leading provider of advanced broadband
semiconductor and software products for the digital home, today
announced a special event, the Broadband Access Roundtable, that will
feature industry experts in forecasting the drivers for high-speed
broadband access in the connected home. The roundtable will draw
pundits and innovators from global carriers, content providers,
industry analysts, and solution providers. 
Participants in the private roundtable, to be held January 10 at the
Wynn Hotel in Las Vegas, will address the question, "What is driving
the need for high-speed broadband access, and how will higher
broadband speeds be used?" 
Attention will focus on three topics: 

--  What will be the chief drivers of demand for higher data rates?
--  What new digital services in the home will be developed and become
--  How have past data-rate increases been adopted to enable new services,
    and what is the projection for broadband beyond 200Mbps?

Industry leaders in the roundtable include: 

--  Peter Vandenengel, Director of Customer Premise Equipment, Bell Canada
--  Sam Heidari, CEO, Quantenna Communications
--  Tuncay Cil, SVP of Business Development, ASSIA
--  Bob Tynan, Strategic PLM for Service Provider Video and Data CPE,
--  Thomas Engdahl, President and CEO, Magic Ruby
--  Lee Ratliff, Principal Analyst, Broadband and Digital Home, IHS

The discussion will be moderated by Bill McDonald, Director, Carrier
Development and Relations, Ikanos. 
The Ikanos-sponsored roundtable will take place during the Consumer
Electronics Show. Details: 

--  Location: Wynn Las Vegas Resort Hotel
--  Date and time: January 10, 2013, 6:00-8:00pm
--  Reservations: Contact Gisell Navarro,, (510)

For further information, contact Bill McDonald,,
(510) 438-5434. 
About Ikanos Communications, Inc.
 Ikanos Communications, Inc.
(NASDAQ: IKAN) is a leading provider of advanced broadband
semiconductor and software products for the digital home. The
company's broadband DSL, communications processors and other
offerings power access infrastructure and customer premises equipment
for many of the world's leading network equipment manufacturers and
telecommunications service providers. For more information, visit 
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Arun Hiremath
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