|[January 08, 2013]
Quantenna Wi-Fi Chipset Completes Microsoft® Mediaroom® Integration
LAS VEGAS --(Business Wire)--
Communications, Inc., the leader in ultra-reliable Wi-Fi networking
for whole-home entertainment, today announced it has completed
integration with Microsoft® Mediaroom® IPTV (News - Alert) platform for high definition
(HD) wireless set-top boxes (STB). With Quantenna, OEMs can now build
wireless IPTV solutions that provide unrivaled video quality and range
while generating new business through multi-room STB deployment in the
These new capabilities offer real benefits to both service providers and
consumers. Service providers can now roll out multi-room DVR services
without the need for additional wiring and installation time,
potentially saving millions in deployment costs. Consumers can
experience ultra-reliable wire-like video viewing experience, with the
flexibility to place their TV screens anywhere in the house.
"Quantenna is committed to enhancing the entire home multimedia
experience, and our relationship with Microsoft (News - Alert) Mediaroom and Quantenna
Wi-Fi chipset is essential to this objective," said Dr.
Sam Heidari, chief executive officer of Quantenna. "We are truly
excited to be partnering with the IPTV middleware market leader,
Microsoft and we look forward to growth and ongoing collaboration."
"Microsoft Mediaroom is focused on providing platform technologies
designed for TV operators to accelerate the deployment of digital,
high-definition and multiscreen entertainment," said Kurt Steck, General
Manager, Operator TV Business at Microsoft. "High-quality, wireless,
whole-home DVR solutions by our partner, Quantenna is enabling OEMs to
deliver wireless set-top boxes to Mediaroom-based service providers,
which offers their subscribers more choice in how and where they enjoy
Unleashing a new realm of wireless video distribution using 4x4MIMO
802.11n11ac technology that is transforming the way millions of people
transmit, share, and watch HDTV in the home, the Quantenna solutions are
the only 802.11n/ac chipset with 4x4 MIMO, dynamic digital beamforming,
and support for four spatial streams. These technologies when combined
enable industry leading ultra-reliability and wire-like video quality to
enable the flexibility and range unequaled in the industry.
Quantenna solutions will be on display starting January 8, 2013 at CES (News - Alert)
in Quantenna's LVH suite.
About Quantenna Communications, Inc.
Quantenna Communications, Inc. is a fabless semiconductor company
developing standards-based 802.11n and 802.11ac MIMO chipsets that
deliver the highest levels of performance, speed and reliability for
wireless networks and devices. Headquartered in Fremont, Calif.,
Quantenna has assembled a management and engineering team with a long
track record of start-up success, and is backed by leading venture
capital firms, including Sequoia Capital, Venrock, Sigma Partners,
Southern Cross Venture Partners, DAG Ventures, Rusnano, Swisscom
Ventures, Grazia Equity, and Telefónica (News - Alert) Digital. Quantenna was recently
named to Wall Street Journal's 2012 list of top 50 start-ups. For
additional information, please visit www.quantenna.com.
Quantenna™, the logo, and Full-11n™ are the trademarks of Quantenna
Communications and its affiliates in the United States and certain other
countries. Wi-Fi® is a trademark of the Wi-Fi Alliance (News - Alert). Any other
trademarks are the property of their respective owners.
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