Hitron Unveils Advanced Data Gateway and Home Networking Adapters Using Entropic's MoCA 2.0 Silicon

Hitron Unveils Advanced Data Gateway and Home Networking Adapters Using
Entropic's MoCA 2.0 Silicon

Hitron's CGNM Gateway and MoCA-Based Adapters Pair the Fastest Broadband
Speeds With the Highest Performance Home Network

WASHINGTON, June 10, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- (The Cable Show 2013 – Booth
#2807) - Entropic (Nasdaq:ENTR), a world leader in semiconductor solutions for
the connected home and Hitron Technologies Americas (Hitron), unveiled today a
powerful collection of home networking solutions that promise to deliver an
end-to-end high-speed networking backbone for whole-home data coverage.
Hitron's CGNM, a DOCSIS 3.0-certified data gateway, HT-EM, a Multimedia over
Coax Alliance (MoCA^®)-to-Ethernet adapter and the HT-EMN, a MoCA-to-WiFi^®
(802.11n 3x3 2.4GHz) extender use Entropic's MoCA 2.0 solution. The advanced
data gateway and adapters pair the fastest broadband speeds with the highest
performance MoCA home network required to meet multiple service operators'
(MSO) data delivery needs. The new CGNM, HT-EM and HT-EMN will be on display
at The Cable Show, which is being held June 10-12, 2013, in Washington D.C.,
and represents the industry's first MoCA 2.0 gateway-to-adapter demonstration
from a single vendor.

MSOs have evolved their in-home architectures and are now beginning to deliver
all-IP services to a gateway in the home and then distribute those services
over wired (MoCA) and wireless home networks. To best deliver these services,
MSOs are deploying high-speed DOCSIS gateways, which in turn require a
high-speed, highly-reliable MoCA backbone. Hitron's new CGNM DOCSIS
3.0-powered device is capable of 1 Gigabit per second (Gbps) downstream speeds
and incorporates Entropic's MoCA 2.0 silicon and software, which delivers 400+
Megabits per second (Mbps) of MAC throughput. The combination of Entropic's
MoCA technology with Hitron's Adapters is poised to satisfy MSO's needs for
all-IP video and broadband distribution around the home.

"We are steadfast in our mission to lead the market in data gateways and home
networking solutions. To accomplish these goals, we sought-out the highest
performing and most mature MoCA technology in the market," said Todd Babic,
chief sales and marketing officer, Hitron Technologies Americas. "Entropic's
MoCA 2.0 system offers the industry's highest performing coax home networking
product in the smallest form factor and was the ideal solution for our CGNM.,
HT-EM and HT-EMN."

"The market for MoCA 2.0 is now. Hitron's leading high-performance gateways
deliver unprecedented bandwidth to the home and require a stable and
established MoCA 2.0 backbone solution for whole-home content distribution,"
said Al Servati, vice president, Marketing, Connectivity Products at Entropic.
"Our MoCA 2.0 solutions are market-ready, mature and complement Hitron's
advanced gateway solutions to ensure MSOs can distribute all-IP content
reliably and securely throughout the home."

Hitron's advanced data gateway and TR-069 supported adapters leverage remote
management and provide communication between the customer-premises equipment
(CPE) within the home network. The CGNM, HT-EM and HT-EMN leverage Entropic's
EN2710, which features:

  *A complete solution with MAC, PHY, analog, RF transceiver and RF front-end
    functionality
  *Net throughput (MAC) rates of 400+ Mbps over 16 nodes and 500+ Mbps for
    two-node Turbo mode
  *Full backward interoperability with MoCA 1.1 and 1.0
  *Low power modes with wake-on-MoCA to address energy conservation
    initiatives
  *Improved reliability with packet error rates better than 1e-6 and a low
    latency of 3.5ms

Availability

The Hitron CGNM gateway, HT-EM and HT-EMN adapters integrated with Entropic's
MoCA 2.0, are generally available today.

About Hitron

Established in 1986, Hitron Technologies Inc. (TAIEX: 2419) is headquartered
in Taiwan, with development and operation centers in Denver, Amsterdam, Korea
and China. With an established global footprint, Hitron has accumulated years
of experience in providing networking and communication solutions to service
operators. In 2012, Hitron delivered over 3 million units of DOCSIS-related
products for both residential and business applications to major MSOs
worldwide.

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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limited to, statements regarding Entropic's MoCA technology, its related
prospects and its role in the future of home networking. Such forward-looking
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historical results or from any results expressed or implied by such
forward-looking statements. These factors include, but are not limited to,
competition, risks associated with Entropic's dependence on a limited number
of customers and suppliers, technology risks, the risk that the market for HD
video and multimedia content delivery solutions may not develop as Entropic
anticipates and other factors discussed in the "Risk Factors" section of
Entropic's Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q for the quarter ended March 31, 2013.
All forward-looking statements are qualified in their entirety by this
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forward-looking statements contained in this release as a result of new
information, future events or otherwise.

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