Centillium touts optical network processors order

SEPTEMBER 26, 2007 -- Centillium Communications Inc. says it has received a multi-million dollar order for one of its Mustang SoC processors from "a leading manufacturer of broadband networking equipment" in Japan.

SEPTEMBER 26, 2007 -- Centillium Communications Inc. (search for Centillium) says it has received a multi-million dollar order for one of its Mustang SoC processors from "a leading manufacturer of broadband networking equipment" in Japan for expected delivery within the next six months.

Centillium says the chipset will be used as the core processor for EPON ONUs for "one of Japan's foremost telecommunications service providers" -- believed to be NTT � in an FTTP application.

According to Didier Boivin, vice president of marketing at Centillium, "In terms of our optical business, this definitively put us on the map as a significant player in the fast-growing FTTP markets and positions us to deliver state-of-the-art optical products that can meet stringent performance requirements demanded by service providers."

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