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Ikanos Communications

October 29, 2013 09:25 ET

Ikanos Wins "Best Broadband Enabler" Award at the 2013 Broadband World Forum

Distinguished Panel of Judges Honors Ikanos Velocity™-3 Chipset With the Forum's Broadband Infovision Award for Technical Excellence

FREMONT, CA--(Marketwired - Oct 29, 2013) - Ikanos Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ: IKAN), a leading provider of advanced broadband semiconductor and software products for the digital home, today announced that the company's Velocity-3 chipset with NodeScale™ vectoring has won the 2013 Best Broadband Enabler award at this year's Broadband World Forum. Velocity-3 is a fully integrated vectored VDSL2 chipset that supports full cancellation with scalability of up to 384 vectored VDSL2 lines and data rates of up to 150Mbps aggregate for copper lines of up to 500m in length, for maximum FTTx coverage. The panel of judges -- including industry experts from Deutsche Telekom, Telstra, British Telecom, and Korea Telecom, among others -- cited Velocity-3 for its technical excellence and for its ability to help carriers and service providers increase revenue, manage costs, improve quality of broadband lines, and increase customer satisfaction. 

"Winning the Broadband Infovision award is a true testimony to the strength of Ikanos' technology, value proposition, and industry vision," said Omid Tahernia, president and CEO of Ikanos. "We are very pleased to be the recipient of this year's award, and remain committed to expanding Velocity-3's contributions to the industry and enhancing the consumer broadband experience."

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

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