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Intellon Marks 10M

OCALA, Fla. -- Intellon Corporation, a leading provider of HomePlug®-compatible integrated circuits (ICs) for home networking, networked entertainment, broadband over powerline (BPL) and smart grid applications, announced that it has now shipped more than 10 million HomePlug-based powerline communications ICs to OEMs and service providers worldwide.

"This is a an important achievement by Intellon, a market leader of global standards-based HomePlug powerline devices, indicating the market is adopting this technology," said Joyce Putscher, principal analyst for In-Stat. "We continue to be pleased by the market growth, since surpassing this milestone clearly supports our position of strong opportunities for HomePlug-served markets."

Consumers are using Intellon’s HomePlug-based ICs for a wide range of applications including in-home data networking, Wi-Fi and Ethernet extension, audio and video streaming, online gaming and home monitoring. Intellon’s HomePlug AV-based ICs enable consumers and service providers to distribute high definition video and audio content over existing in-home electrical wires, representing a new, more user-friendly method of entertainment connectivity. Consumer products using Intellon’s HomePlug-based ICs are available at major retailers.

"Consumers and service providers worldwide are recognizing the value and convenience that Intellon’s HomePlug powerline solutions provide," said Charlie Harris, Intellon’s chairman and CEO. "Simple and reliable connectivity is essential in the digital home, and HomePlug enables anyone to create instant plug-and-play networking over the existing electrical wiring in a home with products based on Intellon’s No New Wires® ICs."

Intellon Corp. (Nasdaq: ITLN)

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