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January 22, 2008

Centillium's Entropia III-C VoIP System-on-Chip Earns Product of the Year Award from Internet Telephony Magazine

FREMONT, Calif., Jan. 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Centillium Communications today announced Entropia(TM) III-C, the newest member of its suite of system-on-chip (SoC) Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) solutions, received one of Internet Telephony Magazine's 2007 Product of the Year Awards. Internet Telephony Magazine, published by Technology Marketing Corporation (TMC), focuses on the rapidly growing VoIP/IP telephony industry.

"From access devices to IMS fixed-mobile convergence gateways to enterprise VoIP, our innovative Entropia product family consistently delivers superior performance, power consumption and service quality for new network access applications as well as legacy telco facilities," said Didier Boivin, vice president of marketing, Centillium Communications. "Centillium developed Entropia III-C as a smaller-sized, highly integrated version of our flagship VoIP SoC with cost structures and channel densities that squarely target the requirements of business communications and subscriber loop infrastructures. We're honored that Entropia III-C will join the ranks of Internet Telephony's prestigious products of the year for 2007."

With a single-chip design and low per-channel cost, Entropia III-C provides a powerful and cost-efficient platform for deployment within fast-growing multi-service access network (MSAN) and Digital Loop Carrier (DLC) environments. Carrier-proven algorithms serve to maximize voice quality, while the highly integrated design reduces power consumption, making Entropia III-C an ideal alternative for service providers seeking an efficient path to new VoIP service areas or to upgrade the capabilities of existing local loop infrastructure.

"Centillium Communications has proven they are committed to quality and excellence while addressing real needs in the VoIP marketplace. Internet Telephony is pleased to grant a 2007 Product of the Year Award to the Entropia III-C VoIP SoC," said Rich Tehrani, TMC President and editor-in-chief of Internet Telephony magazine. "We're proud to honor their hard work and accomplishments and look forward to more innovative solutions from Centillium in the future."

The recipients of the 10th annual Product of the Year Awards were selected by the editors of Internet Telephony magazine. They chose the most innovative products from companies that demonstrate the vision, leadership and attention to detail that are the hallmarks of the esteemed award. A full list of Product of the Year winners will be published in the February 2008 issue of Internet Telephony (

INTERNET TELEPHONY has been the VoIP Authority since 1998(TM). Since the first issue in February of 1998, INTERNET TELEPHONY magazine has been providing unbiased views of the complicated converged communications space. INTERNET TELEPHONY offers rich content from solutions-focused editorial content to reviews on products and services from TMC Labs. INTERNET TELEPHONY magazine has a circulation of 225,000 including pass-along readers. For more information, please visit

About TMC
Technology Marketing Corporation (TMC) publishes Customer Inter@ction Solutions, INTERNET TELEPHONY, Unified Communications, and IMS Magazine. TMCnet, TMC's Web site, is the leading source of news and articles for the communications and technology industries. Ranked in the top 6,000 most visited Web sites in the world by*, TMCnet serves as many as three million unique visitors each month. TMC is also the first publisher to test new products in its own on-site laboratories, TMC Labs. In addition, TMC produces INTERNET TELEPHONY Conference & EXPO, and Call Center 2.0 Conference. For more information about TMC, visit

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About Centillium Communications
Centillium Communications, Inc. is a leading innovator of high performance, cost-effective semiconductor solutions that give consumers, enterprises and service providers the winning edge in broadband access. The company's complete, end-to-end system-on-chip solutions accelerate development time-to-market for "last mile" products with Digital Subscriber Line (DSL), Fiber-To-The-Premises (FTTP) and Voice-over-Internet Protocol (VoIP) technologies. Centillium products include digital and mixed-signal integrated circuits and related software for DSL and FTTP central office and customer premises equipment and VoIP solutions for carrier- and enterprise-class gateways and consumer telephony. Centillium is a global company with headquarters in Fremont, CA. Additional information is available at

NOTE: Centillium Communications, Entropia, and the Centillium Logo are trademarks of Centillium Communications, Inc. in the United States and certain other countries. All other trademarks, products or service names mentioned herein are the property of their respective owners. All rights reserved.

Centillium Communications, Inc.

CONTACT: Vivian Chen of Centillium Communications, Inc.,+1-510-771-3628, [email protected]; or James McIntyre of McClenahan BruerCommunications, +1-503-546-1000, [email protected] for CentilliumCommunications, Inc.

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