Entropic Tallies China Win

Tianjin Broadcast and TV Networks deploys Entropic's Ethernet-Over-Coax Solution

March 23, 2011

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BEIJING and SAN DIEGO -- Entropic Communications (Nasdaq:ENTR), aleading provider of silicon and software solutions to enable connectedhome entertainment, announced today that Tianjin Broadcast and TVNetworks has deployed its Broadband Access Ethernet over Coax (EoC)solution. The deployment, which began in 2010, provides coverage to 1.3 million subscribers and enables Tianjin Broadcast and TV Networks to offer advanced broadband data services.

By implementing Entropic's feature-rich, cost-effective EoC solution,Tianjin Broadcast and TV Networks can offer bi-directionalcommunication over a single coax network, which directly responds tothe Chinese government's mandate for network convergence and cableplant upgrades to enable triple play services. In addition, thefield-proven EoC solution will serve as a solid backbone to ensure arobust, scalable network, which is required to deliver higher bandwidth value-added services to subscribers.

Entropic's Access EoC technology, which includes the EN3011 NetworkController (NC) and EN3230 Consumer Premise Equipment (CPE) solution,is based on the MoCA(R) (Multimedia over Coax) standard, which hasalready enabled high performance home networks over existing coaxwiring to millions of homes throughout Asia, North America and Europe.

"The Entropic Access EoC solution is proven and has a technologyroadmap to meet the cable operators' needs for advanced services overcoax," said Wang ZhenHong, chairman and general manager of JiangsuYitong High-Tech, the company which handled the development anddeployment of Entropic's solution in the Tianjin network. "We are proud to have developed and provided equipment to enable Tianjin's next generation broadcasting network. We will continue to leverageEntropic's expertise in RF systems and coax infrastructure coupled with our investment to ensure multisystem cable operators can meet thegrowing bandwidth and feature needs of bi-directional servicesdemands."

Entropic Communications Inc. (Nasdaq: ENTR)

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