ZTE Packs Celeno Into Wi-Fi Gateways

ZTE selects Celeno’s Wi-Fi technology to enable its gateway products in the European region

October 19, 2012

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RA'ANANA, Israel - Celeno’s 3x3 video-grade Wi-Fi chips deliver extended range and consistent throughput to distribute data and HD video reliably in homesBroadband World Forum, Amsterdam, October 18, 2012 - Celeno Communications, a leading provider of high-performance Wi-Fi chips and software for HD multimedia and high-performance data home networking applications, and ZTE Corporation (“ZTE”), a publicly-listed global provider of telecommunications equipment and network solutions, today announced a partnership to develop a range of wireless products that address IPTV service providers’ growing need for carrier-grade Wi-Fi solutions.

As part of the announcement, Celeno’s Wi-Fi chips will power ZTE’s home gateway products. Celeno’s chips, which are based on the company’s OptimizAIR™ technology, will enable ZTE to offer whole home Wi-Fi networking robust enough for HD IPTV distribution, multi-room DVR and over-the-top (OTT) video consumption on tablets anywhere in a home. Celeno’s chips will also be leveraged to power after-market accessories such as video bridges and USB dongles that will allow service providers to Wi-Fi-enable legacy set-top boxes and gateways.

“With Celeno’s field-proven Wi-Fi technology and Wi-Fi chip portfolio, we will be able to offer our telco customers top performance at the right cost levels,” said Mr. Xu Ziyang, CTO of ZTE Europe & North America. “Our customers are looking for video-grade Wi-Fi to better serve subscribers’ hunger for video and multimedia consumption in the home on various portable devices and wireless displays.”

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