Entropic Achieves MoCA(R) 1.1 Band E Golden Node Certification

Entropic Achieves MoCA(R) 1.1 Band E Golden Node Certification

Entropic Extends Its Leadership in the MoCA Satellite Marketplace by Receiving
Golden Node Certification by the MoCA Board of Directors

SAN DIEGO, May 2, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Entropic (Nasdaq:ENTR), a world
leader in semiconductor solutions for the connected home, today announced its
Multimedia over Coax Alliance (MoCA^®) 1.1 silicon has received golden node
certification by the MoCA Board of Directors for the Band E frequency, which
is a mid-RF band used in DIRECTV homes. Upon today's approval, Entropic's
golden node can be leveraged by National Technical Systems (NTS), the MoCA
authorized lab, to execute the MoCA certification testing on new MoCA 1.1 Band
E devices.

Entropic's MoCA 1.1 Band E solution, embedded in Ethernet-to-Coax Adapters
(ECAs), will be used to certify MoCA Band E-compliant devices in the frequency
range of 475 – 625 MHz. Entropic was a key contributor to MoCA's Specification
Working Group and Certification Working Group to help define and test the
advanced features of the MoCA 1.1 Band E solution, and is proud to drive the
standard forward.

"Our MoCA 1.1 Band E golden node further extends our leadership in the MoCA
market," said Anton Monk, vice president, Technology, Entropic. "Using our
golden node in the official MoCA test-bed at NTS is a testament to our
unmatched experience in MoCA, the interoperability with other MoCA connected
home devices and our ability to bring products to market across all frequency

Entropic's MoCA 1.1 silicon has been golden node certified for Band D
frequencies used by cable, telco/IPTV Pay-TV segments since 2008. With the
launch of this new Band E certification, copies of Entropic's MoCA golden node
can be released to MoCA members interested in serving all three Pay-TV
segments, under the "MoCA Test Bed Participation Agreement."

About Entropic's MoCA 1.1 Technology

Entropic's MoCA 1.1 silicon and software was defined to address the evolving
needs of operators for more bandwidth, more device support and reliability
with advanced quality of service (QoS). The Entropic MoCA 1.1 solution
delivers up to 175 Mbps throughput, 16-node support and parameterized quality
of service (PQoS) and offers a shielded, wired connection combined with state
of the art packet-level encryption. These components easily and
cost-effectively distribute multiple streams of High Definition (HD) quality
entertainment throughout the connected home.

About Entropic

Entropic (Nasdaq:ENTR) is a world leader in semiconductor solutions for the
connected home. The Company transforms how traditional HDTV broadcast and
IP-based streaming video content is seamlessly, reliably, and securely
delivered, processed, and distributed into and throughout the home. Entropic's
next-generation Set-top Box (STB) System-on-a-Chip (SoC) and Connectivity
solutions enable Pay-TV operators to offer consumers more captivating
whole-home entertainment experiences by transforming the way digital
entertainment is delivered, connected and consumed – in the home and on the
go. For more information, visit Entropic at: www.entropic.com.

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Forward-Looking Statements

Statements in this press release that are not strictly historical in nature
constitute "forward-looking statements." Such statements include, but are not
limited to, statements regarding the expected benefits of Entropic's MoCA
technology solutions, and continued or future integration of the technology
into products of OEMs. Such forward-looking statements involve known and
unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors which may cause Entropic's
actual results to be materially different from historical results or from any
results expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements. These factors
include, but are not limited to, the effects of competition from alternative
technologies; Entropic's dependence on service providers' connected home
needs; the risk that the market for Entropic's solutions may not develop as
anticipated; the effect of intellectual property rights claims; and other
factors discussed in the "Risk Factors" section of Entropic's Quarterly Report
on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2012. All forward-looking
statements are qualified in their entirety by this cautionary statement.
Entropic 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

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