SOURCE: CopperGate Communications, Inc.

CopperGate Communications, Inc.

October 06, 2009 09:00 ET

CopperGate's Pablo Sandoval to Speak at Futurecom in Brazil

Learn How CopperGate's HomePNA Technology Serves as an Access Technology; Enables Triple Play for MSOs

TEL AVIV, ISRAEL and NEWARK, CA--(Marketwire - October 6, 2009) - Today, CopperGate Communications Ltd., the Everywire Home Networking Company™, announced that CopperGate Business Development Director Pablo O. Sandoval will be a featured speaker at Futurecom 2009, which runs from October 13 through 16th in Sao Paulo, Brazil. During his session, entitled, "HomePNA as a Broadband Access Technology: Enabling Triple Play for MSOs," Sandoval will show how CopperGate's HomePNA technology shines as a way for MSOs to cost-effectively deliver triple-play services, especially in locations where legacy coax access technologies are not suitable for broadband delivery distribution.

Sandoval will be joined by over 300 national and international speakers and panelists, who will address cases and innovation in the telecom and IT sectors, and approximately 15,000 participants in the telecommunications and IT industries who will attend the conference.

Executive Quotes:

Business Development Director Pablo Sandoval:

"Until now, the only access technology that MSOs have had in their 'tool kit' was DOCSIS. During my session at Futurecom, MSOs will learn how HomePNA technology eliminates the costly upgrades at the external plant required with DOCSIS implementations. HomePNA technology is much more affordable for small- to medium-size MSOs for delivering triple-play services."

"As part of my presentation, MSOs will learn how HomePNA is ideal for use as an access technology when there is a huge area to cover with a low density of users, MDU apartment complexes, residential closed communities, and rural and suburban areas."

Highlights / Key Facts

--  The secret to Multi-Dwelling Units (MDUs) is to deliver a quality
    signal to as many users as possible. CopperGate's HomePNA technology
    delivers the best mix of performance and price. It provides as much data to
    as many end points as possible within a MDU for the lowest amount of money.
    
--  MSOs want to deliver advanced services such as Video on Demand, VoIP
    and other IP-based services, and CopperGate's HomePNA technology makes
    doing this much easier.
    
--  With CopperGate's HomePNA technology, MSOs don't need to fix/upgrade
    the external plant, making the technology ideal for a "pay-as-you-grow"
    business model.
    
--  Pablo O. Sandoval has more than 14 years of relevant experience in the
    Latin America telecommunication market.  He develops strategies for growing
    CopperGate's sales and revenue across the region. Pablo has held different
    management positions at Aperto Networks, Marconi, Newbridge Networks,
    Alcatel Networks and the Mexican Federal Government.  He holds a bachelor's
    degree in electrical engineering from the Universidad de Las Americas-
    Puebla Mexico.
    

About CopperGate

CopperGate Communications is the only company whose standards-based chipsets enable carrier-class distribution of broadband digital content over all three types of existing wires in the home: coax, phone, and power. The company sells its technology to OEMs who build solutions for multimedia home networking and multi-dwelling unit (MDU) broadband access markets. CopperGate's chips are used in set-top boxes, residential gateways, optical network terminators and Ethernet bridges. CopperGate is headquartered in Tel Aviv, Israel with offices in the United States, Taiwan, Korea, China, Japan, and Brazil. Please visit: http://www.copper-gate.com.

CopperGate and CopperGate Communications, the Everywire Home Networking Company and the CopperGate Emblems are trademarks or registered trademarks of CopperGate in the U.S.A. and other countries. All other trademarks mentioned herein are believed to be trademarks of their respective owners.

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