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Entropic Unveils MoCA Home Networking Solution for China

March 19, 2014 --

BEIJING, March 19, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- (China Content Broadcasting Network ExhibitionHall: 3; Booth #3301) -- Entropic (Nasdaq:ENTR), a world leader in semiconductor solutions for the connected home, announced today the EN231x, a low-power, cost-effective Multimedia over Coax Alliance (MoCA®) 1.1 solution specifically designed to serve the China home networking market.



The EN231x is the latest addition to Entropic's MoCA family that enables a complete multimedia coaxial networking solution for at home distribution of multiple streams of high definition (HD) and Ultra HD audio/video, voice and broadband data. The EN231x offers best-in-class value for next-generation embedded products requiring the features and throughput performance of a MoCA 1.1 home network. The EN231x offers convenience and cost savings by using advanced 40nm process technology and optimized companion RF transceiver.



"The need for a reliable home networking backbone to connect multiple devices, both wired and wireless, in today's China homes has begun to ramp," said Roger Gregory, vice president, Marketing, Entropic. "We believe introducing our EN231x MoCA solution gives subscribers in China the opportunity to have a high performance, robust communication infrastructure using existing home coaxial cables without the need for new wiring or modifications. It also enables Chinese MSOs the ability to offer new revenue-generating services with the confidence the home network can support them."


Availability




The Entropic EN231x will be available in Q3 2014.



About Entropic



Entropic™ (Nasdaq:ENTR) is a world leader in semiconductor solutions for the connected home. The Company transforms how traditional HDTV broadcast and IP-based streaming video content is seamlessly, reliably, and securely delivered, processed, and distributed into and throughout the home. Entropic's next-generation Set-top Box (STB) System-on-a-Chip (SoC) and Connectivity solutions enable Pay-TV operators to offer consumers more captivating whole-home entertainment experiences by transforming the way digital entertainment is delivered, connected and consumed – in the home and on the go. For more information, please visit Entropic at: www.entropic.com, read our blog Entropic Topics, or get social with us at @Entropic_News, or on Facebook, Google+, YouTube and LinkedIn.



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Forward Looking Statements



Statements in this press release that are not strictly historical in nature constitute "forward-looking statements" within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Such statements include, but are not limited to, statements regarding Entropic's technologies and their related prospects and role in the future of connected home entertainment in China. Such forward-looking statements involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors which may cause Entropic's actual results to be materially different from historical results or from any results expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements. These factors include, but are not limited to, competition, risks associated with Entropic dependence on a limited number of customers and suppliers, technology risks, the risk that the market for HD video and multimedia content delivery solutions may not develop as Entropic anticipates and other factors discussed in the "Risk Factors" section of Entropic's Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2013. All forward-looking statements are qualified in their entirety by this cautionary statement. Entropic is providing this information as of the date of this release and does not undertake any obligation to update any forward-looking statements contained in this release as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.



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CONTACT: Entropic Investor Contact:
Debra Hart
+1 858.768.3852
debra.hart@entropic.com

Entropic Media/Industry Analyst Contact:
Chris Fallon
+1 917.974.1667
chris.fallon@entropic.com



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