|By PR Newswire||
|November 14, 2007 01:00 PM EST||
FREMONT, Calif., Nov. 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Ikanos Communications, Inc. , a leading developer and provider of Fiber Fast(TM) broadband solutions, today announced that Sunrise Telecom(R) Incorporated (Pink Sheets: SRTI), a leader in test and measurement solutions for today's telecom and cable networks, is using Ikanos' Fx(TM)10050S-5 VDSL2 customer premises equipment (CPE) chipset in its latest VDSL Transceiver Unit-Remote Terminal (VTU-R) test solution for the SunSet MTT(R) modular platform. When used with the SunSet MTT ACM II modular test set, the Sunrise Telecom solution offers service providers the widest range of testing capabilities -- from VDSL2 VTU-R modem emulation to 30 MHz spectrum noise tests -- to support today's triple play network deployments.
The new Sunrise Telecom solution is geared for efficient VDSL2 service installation and verification. An easy-to-use one-button test significantly reduces the up front training and installation time by automatically presenting a summary screen of key metrics, including achieved data rate and signal-to-noise ratio (SNR) margin.
"We pioneered DSL installation and maintenance with the world's first handheld test system. This new solution expands our leadership position into the emerging VDSL2 infrastructure needed for triple play deployment," said Bahaa Moukadam, vice president of marketing, Telecom Products Group at Sunrise Telecom. "Our solutions help service providers reduce their operating expenses by allowing them to roll out new high speed services in less time, with lower risk and a higher level of reliability."
Ikanos' fifth generation Fx10050S-5 VDSL2 CPE chipset supports all VDSL2 profiles up to 17.6 MHz and offers up to 100/50 Mbps performance. According to recent reports by market research firm iSuppli, Ikanos' VDSL2 and VDSL chipsets have the highest market share in the industry for both the central office (CO) and the CPE sides.
"The growing demand for bandwidth, combined with the trend to bundle voice, video and data on a single packet-based network, is increasing the complexity of the network," said Dean Westman, vice president and general manager for Ikanos' Gateway Products Group. "By enabling innovative DSL testing and monitoring solutions, Ikanos is easing service providers' deployments of IPTV and triple play services worldwide."
About Sunrise Telecom
Sunrise Telecom , a leader in test and measurement solutions for today's telecom, wireless and cable networks. The company's robust portfolio of feature-rich, easy-to-use products enable service providers to deliver premium voice, video, data and next-generation digital multimedia services quickly, reliably, and cost-effectively. Based in San Jose, California, Sunrise Telecom distributes its products through a direct sales force and a global network of sales representatives and distributors. For more information, visit http://www.sunrisetelecom.com/ or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
About Ikanos Communications, Inc.
Ikanos Communications, Inc. develops chipsets that enable carriers to offer Fiber Fast(TM) bandwidth and Gigabit network processing for enhanced triple play services. Ikanos' multi-mode VDSL2/ADSLx and network processor solutions power access infrastructure and customer premises equipment for many of the world's leading network equipment manufacturers. Ikanos' solutions enable fast and cost-effective carrier rollouts of interactive broadband services, including IPTV. For more information, visit http://www.ikanos.com/.
(C) 2007 Ikanos Communications, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Ikanos Communications, Ikanos, the Ikanos logo, Ikanos Programmable Operating System, CleverConnect, Eagle, Fiber Fast, Fusiv, Fx, FxS, LoopNostics, RRA, SmartLeap and VLR are among the trademarks or registered trademarks of Ikanos. SUNRISE TELECOM, the "S" logo, and other trademarks are trademarks of Sunrise Telecom Incorporated and may not be used without permission.
This press release contains forward-looking statements that involve risks, uncertainties and assumptions. If such risks or uncertainties materialize or such assumptions prove incorrect, implementation and commercial success of the technologies described in this release could differ from those expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements and assumptions. All statements other than statements of historical fact are statements that could be deemed forward-looking statements, including but not limited to statements concerning the currently expected or anticipated benefits of using Ikanos' chipset in combination with Sunrise Telecom's test technology. Risks and uncertainties that could cause the benefits and success of this combination of these technologies to differ from what is currently expected include, without limitation, the telecommunication carriers' acceptance of the combined technologies as a cost-effective, user-friendly, accurate tool to test VSDL2 installations. For a further discussion of the 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 the Company's Annual Report on Form 10-K and most recent Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q. We cannot assure that the events and circumstances reflected in the forward-looking statement will be achieved or occur, nor do we undertake any obligation to update any forward-looking statements for any reason after the date of this press release.Ikanos Communications, Inc.
CONTACT: Margo Westfall of Ikanos Communications, +1-510-438-6276,
email@example.com; or Phyllis Grabot of Zeesman Communications, Inc.,
+1-805-341-7269, firstname.lastname@example.org, for Sunrise Telecom; or Susan Lehman of
Rockpoint Public Relations, +1-510-832-6006, email@example.com, for Ikanos
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