MaxLinear technology powers Comtrend home-networking devices

MaxLinear Inc. (NYSE: MXL), a provider of radio frequency (RF), analog and mixed-signal integrated circuits for the connected home, wired and wireless infrastructure, and industrial and multimarket applications, and Comtrend, a designer and manufacturer of broadband communication equipment, have announced that Chunghwa Telecom has selected their G.hn home-networking solutions to deliver gigabit-class service to their FTTx subscribers in Taiwan, the company said.

Chunghwa Telecom selected Comtrend´s GCA-6000, a G.hn Ethernet over Coax Adapter and PG-9173, a G.hn Ethernet over Powerline Adapter. Both adapter solutions are powered by MaxLinear´s 88LX3142 and 88LX2718 G.hn ICs.

By leveraging existing coaxial cables and powerlines, Chunghwa Telecom ensures that FTTx subscribers can enjoy their gigabit service at home, avoiding the performance problems associated with a congested wireless spectrum and the expensive truck rolls required to install Ethernet cables.

Comtrend, with more than 25 years of experience, has become one of the global providers of advanced networking solutions. Comtrend designs, manufactures, and markets a wide range of networking equipment and software. For more information, including Comtrend´s full lineup of networking solutions, visit https://www.comtrend.com.

Chunghwa Telecom (TAIEX 2412, NYSE: CHT) is Taiwan´s largest integrated telecommunications services company that provides fixed-line, mobile, broadband, and Internet services.

MaxLinear, Inc. (NYSE:MXL) is a provider of radio frequency (RF), analog and mixed-signal integrated circuits for the connected home, wired and wireless infrastructure, and industrial and multimarket applications. MaxLinear is headquartered in Carlsbad, California. For more information, visit www.maxlinear.com.