Comms chips

PMC-Sierra Demos VOIP ATA

SANTA CLARA, Calif. -- PMC-Sierra, Inc. (NASDAQ: PMCS) today announced the availability of a Voice Over Internet Protocol (VoIP) Analog Telephone Adapter (ATA) platform, the first in a family of turnkey designs for residential Customer Premises Equipment (CPE). PMC-Sierra is providing a complete Analog Telephone Adapter solution including a MIPS-Powered (TM) VoIP processor, voice processing firmware and Codecs, SIP signaling protocol stack, telephony and management applications, and complete hardware design.

PMC-Sierra's solution:

-- Delivers carrier-validated high quality voice service, secure voice channel support, and robust software design, to ensure service revenue maximization for VoIP service providers

-- Provides an Open Source-based, easily customizable platform for original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) to build upon to meet the growing VoIP service provider requirements

-- Enables original design manufacturers (ODMs) to quickly bring a service compliant, cost-competitive ATA solution to market

Open Source-based Software Environment Brings Robustness and Flexibility Designed on the now universal Linux operating system, PMC-Sierra's software environment enables ODMs and OEMs with special requirements to easily extend the telephony and management applications. In addition, PMC-Sierra's Open Source-based platform provides a flexible solution for a broad range of third party vendors to offer key enhancements to functionality and features such as VoIP security, advanced Quality of Service (QoS), and advanced telephony features.

High Performance Solutions Provide Public Switched Telephone Network (PSTN) Quality Voice Services PSTN-like quality is a "must have" for VoIP services. This includes high voice quality, as determined by test techniques that derive a Mean Opinion Score (MOS), together with overall call quality that takes into account connection establishment and reliability factors. PMC-Sierra's VoIP solutions have achieved international carrier-class certification including TTA (Telecommunications Technology Association) Korea, and China Telecommunication Technology Labs verification.

PMC-Sierra's VoIP ATA solution delivers high quality VoIP services while minimizing total cost. The platform supports up to 200Mbps of data throughput and can handle up to two channels of voice over IP with QoS prioritization of voice processing over data throughput.

PMC-Sierra Inc.

Sign In