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Entropic Hires RF Specialist

Former Qualcomm VP Charles Persico has joined the company as its vice president of RF engineering

July 17, 2007

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SAN DIEGO -- Entropic Communications, Inc., a leading technology solutions provider for connected home entertainment, today announced that Charles Persico has joined the company as its vice president of RF engineering. Charles was formerly the senior vice president of engineering at Qualcomm, leading RF/Analog IC design, product and test in Qualcomm's CDMA technology division. In his new role at Entropic, Charles will lead the development of the company's RF engineering capabilities, including RF system and RF integrated circuit functions.

"We are very pleased to add Charlie to the management and product delivery team," said Mark Foley, president and chief operating officer of Entropic Communications. "Charlie's impressive track record of leading and developing high performing engineering teams and vast experience in RF design will be instrumental in the next phase of the company's growth."

Charles has over 22 years of engineering experience. At Qualcomm, Charles built the RF engineering team from one to over 350 engineers and led the team to become the number one RFIC supplier worldwide, shipping over 750 million RF/Analog ICs annually and generating annual revenue in excess of one billion dollars. Prior to joining Qualcomm, Charles held a variety of engineering roles at leading technology companies including Philips Semiconductors, Trimble Navigation, AT&E, Honeywell Space Systems and General Electric Avionics systems.

"I am pleased to be joining the Entropic team at this stage of the company's development," said Charles Persico, vice president of RF engineering. "I look forward to building the RF engineering team and directing research of new architectures, process technologies, design tools and methodologies."

Entropic Communications Inc. (Nasdaq: ENTR)

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