Intel Licenses Comcast's RDK

Intel licenses reference design kit from Comcast to speed development and deployment of set-top box solutions

October 24, 2012

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SANTA CLARA, Calif. -- Intel Corporation today announced it has licensed the Reference Design Kit (RDK) from Comcast, which will allow it to work with Comcast and other cable operators to develop and deploy new set-top box solutions for consumers around the globe. The first deployed RDK silicon solution in the industry is featured in the XG1 multi-tuner gateway Comcast is using with its X1 service, and is based on the Intel® Puma™ and the Intel® Atom™ CE4200 Media Processor. The Intel Puma family features specialized network processing capabilities including industry-leading DOCSIS (Data on Cable System Interface Specification) for broadband cable connectivity.

“We are excited to be working with Comcast and the RDK ecosystem to evolve television with premium entertainment experiences on all screens in the home,” said Alan Crouch, Intel vice president and general manager, Service Provider Division. “With the RDK, TV will become more personal, social and immersive while keeping the TV viewing experience simple and fun. The ultimate winners are consumers who have more entertainment choices with powerful services that are easy to use.”

Intel Corp. (Nasdaq: INTC)

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