WiPNET Intros In-Wall MoCA Adapter

Entropic Communications, Wi3 make Internet-over-coax simple, with new MoCA-based in-wall adapter

September 7, 2011

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INDIANAPOLIS -- Entropic Communications, Inc. (Nasdaq:ENTR), a leading provider of silicon and software solutions to enable connected home entertainment, and Wi3 a developer of world-class digital networking products, today announced availability of a new class of home networking adapters. The new adapter, the Wi3 WiPNET, based on the MoCA® (multimedia over coax) standard, has an unobtrusive, modern design to seamlessly blend-in with home aesthetics and leverages Entropic's powerful MoCA-based silicon and software to turn any home network into a secure high speed Internet power house.

In March 2011, market research firm, Infonetics Research, released its quarterly market forecast report, Home Networking Devices, which found the small but fast-growing MoCA adapter segment posted the highest revenue growth (93%) in 2010 of all home networking devices. This dynamic growth showcases the demand by consumers to enhance their overall connected home entertainment experience.

The Wi3 WiPNET is a fast, easy-to-deploy and reliable home networking solution. With no holes to drill, no wires to pull, no sheetrock to cut and no surprises – the solution simply mounts into a standard wall bracket. Simply plug the router into any self-configuring WiPNET port to turn the coax infrastructure in the home into a powerful Ethernet network.

"Sharing multimedia content throughout the home should be easy. Our patented wall port design coupled with Entropic's field proven MoCA technology, allow installers to easily, reliably and cost-effectively add a MoCA network to any home with coaxial cabling," said Bill Thomson, chief executive officer, Wi3. "Our WiPNET solution delivers the best quality of experience and service to bring out the best in end-users' consumer electronics and multimedia devices within the home."

Entropic Communications Inc. (Nasdaq: ENTR)

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