SOURCE: Ikanos Communications

March 28, 2011 16:02 ET

Ikanos NodeScale Vectoring Wins 2011 IP&TV Industry Award for Best Enabling Silicon Technology for IPTV

FREMONT, CA--(Marketwire - March 28, 2011) - Ikanos Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ: IKAN), a leading provider of advanced broadband semiconductor and software products for the digital home, today announced that it was honored with the prestigious IP&TV Industry Award for Best Enabling Silicon, IP or Component Technologies for IP TV Award for its NodeScale™ Vectoring DSL access technology. The IP&TV Industry Awards honor technology organizations and service providers for their innovation, excellence, and achievement in the IPTV industry. This particular award was designed to showcase the product, which offers the most significant new prospects for increasing revenue, managing costs, improving quality and increasing satisfaction in the industry.

"NodeScale Vectoring technology was designed to deliver the performance of fiber over the existing copper infrastructure," said John Quigley, CEO and president at Ikanos. "With it, service providers around the world should be able to deliver new bandwidth-intensive offerings like IPTV more rapidly and more cost effectively than ever before."

This breakthrough DSL access technology enables 100 megabit per second (Mbps) performance and beyond, which is a speed that was previously unattainable in the vast majority of the world's service provider networks. By deploying Ikanos' state-of the-art NodeScale Vectoring technology, service providers will be able to extend very high-speed Internet access and new critical services -- including multiple high-definition television streams, distance learning, video conferencing, telemedicine, and more -- without having to incur the high costs of installing complete fiber-to-the-home networks.

About Ikanos Communications, Inc.
Ikanos Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ: IKAN) is a leading provider of advanced broadband semiconductor and software products for the digital home. Ikanos' broadband DSL, communications processors, and other offerings power access infrastructure and customer premises equipment for network equipment manufacturers and telecommunications service providers. For more information, visit

© 2011 Ikanos Communications, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Ikanos Communications, Ikanos, the Ikanos logo, the "Bandwidth Without Boundaries" tagline, Fusiv, Fx, FxS, iQV, Ikanos Velocity and Ikanos NodeScale Vectoring are among the trademarks or registered trademarks of Ikanos Communications. All other trademarks mentioned herein are properties of their respective holders.

Safe Harbor Statement under the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995 This press release contains forward-looking statements that are subject to risks and uncertainties concerning Ikanos Communications, Inc., including statements regarding the benefits of Ikanos' products for its customers and statements regarding Ikanos NodeScale Vectoring. Actual events or results may differ materially from those described in this document due to a number of risks and uncertainties. These potential risks and uncertainties include, but are not limited to, macroeconomic conditions which may cause Ikanos' customers to defer purchasing plans, Ikanos' ability to deliver full production releases of its newer products and the acceptance of those products by Ikanos' customers, the continued demand by telecommunications service providers for specific xDSL semiconductor products, the failure of service providers to implement deployment plans on schedule or at all, Ikanos' continued ability to obtain and deliver production volumes of new and current products and technologies, Ikanos' ability to generate demand and close transactions for the sale of its products, Ikanos' ability to develop commercially successful products as a result of its current research and development programs, Ikanos' ability to successfully complete its restructuring plan, and unexpected future costs, expenses and financing requirements. In addition, for a more extensive discussion of such risks and uncertainties, which could cause actual results to differ from those contained in the forward-looking statements, see the section entitled "Risk Factors" in Ikanos' most recent Annual Report on Form 10-K and Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q, as well as other reports that Ikanos files from time to time with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Ikanos is under no obligation to update these forward-looking statements to reflect events or circumstances subsequent to date of this press release.

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