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Sigma Designs

January 07, 2014 10:00 ET

Sigma Designs to Reduce Broadband Service Providers' Support Costs via TR-069

SoC leader's G.hn Portfolio to Incorporate TR-069 Remote Management for the Reduction of Service Calls, Returns, and Maintenance Costs

LAS VEGAS, NV--(Marketwired - Jan 7, 2014) - CES -- Sigma Designs® (NASDAQ: SIGM), a leading provider of System-on-Chip (SoC) solutions for home entertainment, connectivity and converging multimedia delivery, today announced it will demonstrate Sigma Designs' TR-069 remote management and diagnostics with the company's new G.hn CG5200 family of chipsets at the Sigma Designs suite 2990 in the Las Vegas Hotel at CES 2014 January 7-10. Based on Friendly Technologies' TR-069 Access Control Server (ACS), this integrated solution will give Sigma's broadband and triple-play service provider customers the means to deliver high-performance services with far fewer support calls and maintenance costs. 

"While broadband speeds are critical to any service provider's success, ensuring an outstanding customer experience is just as important," said Gabi Hilevitz, Sigma Designs' vice president and GM, home connectivity business unit. "With integrated support for TR-069 in its chipsets, Sigma is helping its service provider customers deliver to their subscribers the best possible user experience along with the highest performance offered by G.hn."

Sigma's CG5200 family of chipset supports an embedded IP Stack enabling TR-069 remote management, performance monitoring and network diagnostics while dismissing the need for an external processor. The SoC offers service providers with convenient remote troubleshoot and remote FW upgrade, resulting in easy customer installation, an overall reduction of service calls, returns, and maintenance costs.

While more details on Sigma Designs' G.hn CG5200 chipset family can be found on the company's website, some key features are listed below:

  • PHY rate up to 1 Gbps per medium (coax, phone, power)
  • Whole home coverage utilizing all existing wires, including those through thick walls and multiple floors
  • G.hn MIMO/SISO over power line extending coverage, rates, and best immunity to interferences
  • Smooth and seamless migration from Home PNA to G.hn over coax
  • Customer self-install
  • Embedded IP Stack for TR-069 remote management and diagnostics
  • Optimization for IPTV and Multicast systems for video and audio traffic
  • Guaranteed reliable performance and user experience
  • Compliance with ITU-T G.hn standards (G.9960/1/2/3/4)

Sigma Designs will showcase TR-069 G.hn MIMO at the 2014 Consumer Electronics Show, taking place January 7 - 10, in Suite 2990 at the Las Vegas Hotel. Sigma Designs selected Friendly Technologies' TR-069 suite for this demonstration. Their platform allows service providers to reduce the deployment, management, and support costs of data, VoIP, IPTV and Smart Home services.

Sigma Designs' G.hn CG5200 will also be showcased in the HomeGrid Forum's Booth # 21424 (South Hall 1, Ground Level).

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Sigma Designs, Inc. (NASDAQ: SIGM) is a world leader in connected media platforms. The company designs and builds the essential semiconductor technologies that serve as the foundation for the world's leading IPTV set-top boxes, DTV, connected media players, residential gateways, home control systems and more. For more information about Sigma Designs, please visit www.sigmadesigns.com.

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This press release contains forward-looking statements within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933 and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, including statements about the anticipated features and benefits of Sigma's products and solutions. Actual results may vary materially due to a number of factors including, but not limited to, general economic conditions, including the rate of adoption of Sigma's chipset solutions, Sigma's ability to deploy and achieve market acceptance for Sigma's products in its target markets, the ability of its SoCs to compete with other technologies or products in these markets as well as other risks that are detailed from time to time in Sigma's SEC reports, including its quarterly report on Form 10-Q as filed December 12, 2013. Readers are cautioned not to place undue reliance on these forward-looking statements, which speak only as of the date hereof. Sigma undertakes no obligation to publicly release or otherwise disclose the result of any revision to these forward-looking statements that may be made as a result of events or circumstances after the date hereof or to reflect the occurrence of unanticipated events.

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