MaxLinear Chipset Selected by Comtrend for New Family of PowerGrid Devices

MaxLinear Inc. (NYSE: MXL), a provider of integrated circuits, has announced that Comtrend has selected MaxLinear technology for use in three new PowerGrid broadband connectivity products, the company said.

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The PowerGrid 9180dc delivers a 2-in-1 solution with a Direct Current (DC) output of 30W for a multitude of home gateways, set-top box (STB) and Wi-Fi Access Points. It is available in EU and US plug versions and has been granted CE, FCC and UL certifications. Eliminating the need for additional wiring, the adapter comes pre-configured to allow convenient installation in a matter of minutes.

The PowerGrid 9181PoE is designed for IP security surveillance, featuring two integrated 802.3at PoE ports efficiently providing both data and power to IP cameras and other PoE devices. Furthermore, the Wi-Fi host spot and LTE/5G access is for 802.3at with a shared 30W power budget. It also supports TR-069 for remote management allowing Internet Service Providers (ISPs) to remotely monitor and reset PoE outputs to promptly resolve any issues with the subscribers´ home network, resulting in increased customer satisfaction and reduced operational costs for the ISP.

MaxLinear is a provider of radio frequency (RF), analog, digital and mixed-signal integrated circuits for access and connectivity, wired and wireless infrastructure, and industrial and multimarket applications. MaxLinear is headquartered in Carlsbad, California. For more information, visit

Comtrend, with 30 years of experience, has become one of the global providers of advanced networking solutions. For more information, including Comtrend´s full lineup of networking solutions, visit