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Entropic Communications, Inc., a fabless semiconductor company, designs, develops, and markets semiconductor solutions to enable home entertainment. The company offers systems solutions comprising integrated circuits and software as a platform to enable delivery of multiple streams of high-definition video and other multimedia content into and throughout the home, and process those video streams for display on HDTVs and other devices. It provides set-top box (STB) product portfolio, including digital STB components and system solutions for the satellite, terrestrial, cable, and Internet protocol (IP) television markets. The company’s STB products primarily consist of STB system-on-a-chips, data over cable service interface specifications modems, interface devices, and media processors. It also offers connectivity solutions, including home networking solutions, which are based on the multimedia over coax alliance standard that use existing coaxial cable to create an IP-based network for sharing of HD video and other multimedia content throughout the home; high-speed broadband access solutions, which use coaxial cable infrastructure to deliver last few hundred meter connectivity for high-speed broadband access to single-family homes and multiple dwelling units; and direct broadcast satellite outdoor unit solutions that consist of its band translation switch and channel stacking switch products, which simplify the installation required to support simultaneous reception of multiple channels from multiple satellites over a single cable. The company sells its products to original design manufacturers and original equipment manufacturers through direct sales force, as well as through sales representatives and distributors in Asia, Europe, the United States, and other North America countries. The company was founded in 2001 and is headquartered in San Diego, California.

316 Employees
Last Reported Date: 02/24/15
Founded in 2001

entropic communications inc (ENTR) Top Compensated Officers

Chief Executive Officer, President and Direct...
Total Annual Compensation: $61.4K
Chief Financial Officer
Total Annual Compensation: $340.2K
Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Co...
Total Annual Compensation: $290.1K
Senior Vice President of Worldwide Sales
Total Annual Compensation: $298.0K
Senior Vice President of Global Marketing
Total Annual Compensation: $280.0K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

entropic communications inc (ENTR) Key Developments

Entropic Communications, Inc. Reports Unaudited Consolidated Earnings Results for the First Quarter Ended March 31, 2015; Reports Impairment of Assets for the First Quarter Ended March 31, 2015

Entropic Communications, Inc. reported unaudited consolidated earnings results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2015. For the quarter, the company reported net revenues of $48.699 million against $55.655 million last year. Loss from operations was $5.153 million against $23.224 million last year. Loss before income taxes was $4.912 million against $23.143 million last year. Net loss was $5.090 million or $0.06 per basic and diluted share against $23.253 million or $0.26 per basic and diluted share last year. Non-GAAP net income was $5.313 million or $0.06 per basic and diluted share against non-GAAP net loss of $15.317 million or $0.17 per basic and diluted share last year. The company reported impairment of assets of $16,000 for the first quarter ended March 31, 2015.

Robbins Geller Rudman & Dowd LLP Files Class Action Suit against Entropic Communications

Robbins Geller Rudman & Dowd LLP announced that a class action has been commenced in the United States District Court for the Southern District of California on behalf of holders of Entropic Communications, Inc. common stock on February 3, 2015, in connection with the proposed acquisition of Entropic by MaxLinear, Inc. On February 3, 2015, Entropic and MaxLinear announced that they had entered into a definitive merger agreement under which Entropic would be acquired by MaxLinear in a cash and stock transaction in which the company’s stockholders will receive $1.20 per share in cash and 0.2200 of a share of MaxLinear common stock for each Entropic common share outstanding. The complaint alleges that defendants breached their fiduciary duties and/or aided and abetted breaches of fiduciary duty in connection with the proposed acquisition. In addition, the complaint alleges that in order to secure shareholder approval of the deal, defendants filed a materially false and misleading Form S-4 Registration Statement with the SEC on March 12, 2015, which was subsequently amended on March 25, 2015. The S-4, which recommended that Entropic shareholders vote in favor of the proposed acquisition, omitted and/or misrepresented material information in contravention of §§14(a) and 20(a) of the 1934 Act. Specifically, the S-4 contains materially misleading statements or otherwise fails to provide material information about the Proposed Acquisition, including, among other things: (i) the flawed and unfair sales process undertaken by the board; (ii) the conflicts of interests that burdened the process; (iii) the data and key inputs underlying the financial analyses performed by Barclays Capital, Inc., Entropic’s financial advisor; and (iv) certain financial projections prepared by Entropic’s management and relied upon by Barclays in rendering its opinion as to the fairness of the proposed acquisition to the company’s public shareholders. The complaint alleges that the foregoing information is material to the impending decision of Entropic’s shareholders whether or not to vote in favor of the proposed acquisition and/or whether to seek appraisal for their shares. Plaintiffs seek injunctive and equitable relief on behalf of holders of Entropic common stock on February 3, 2015. The plaintiffs are represented by Robbins Geller, which has expertise in prosecuting investor class actions and extensive experience in actions involving financial fraud.

Entropic and Peking University Partner on HINOC 2.0 Access Solutions in China

Entropic announced a strategic collaboration with Peking University to create the HINOC (High Performance Network Over Coax) 2.0 solution to serve China's expanding broadband access market which requires higher-speed broadband to support advanced triple-play and multiscreen services. China's State Administration of Radio, Film and Television (SARFT) is actively promoting Ethernet-over-Coax (EoC) solutions to enable bi-directional communication on all cable television networks throughout China. HINOC 2.0 is the SARFT approved standard for broadband access technology using the high-RF spectrum of the coax. HINOC 2.0 based services will operate in the range of 750 MHz to 1006 MHz and deliver speeds up to 1 Gbit per second at the headend and support 100 Mbits per second to each subscriber's home. Peking University has a long history working with SARFT on next-generation broadband (NGB) initiatives. The University is working closely with SARFT to launch a HINOC 2.0 product to expand high speed broadband service for the greater China market. Peking University has selected Entropic's EN146x as a companion RF transceiver and front-end to their HINOC MAC/PHY. Through this collaboration, service providers and their original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) will have access to a complete solution allowing them to quickly develop EoC products for bi-directional communication that can coexist with other services on the same coaxial cable. This partnership provides an end-to-end solution incorporating RF front-end and baseband technologies that will enable China's service providers to offer both TV and broadband service, as well as introduce new IP video services – on the existing coaxial cable – to service multiple-dwelling units (MDUs). Entropic's EN146x is a complete front-end IC that incorporates all the necessary active RF components such as the PA, LNA, T/R switch and RF transceiver. The chip is offered for both commercial and industrial temperature ratings and was designed to support the HINOC market. The EN146x is the only merchant RF solution available on the market, allowing vendors to focus their development resources on the MAC and PHY layers of the HINOC 2.0 solution.


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