Santa Clara, Calif -- August 22, 2006 -- TaraCom Integrated Products announced the completion of extensive engineering design activity in the GPON-EPON IP Phy technical requirements. TaraCom has ported the Serial ATA (SATA) core intellectual core property (IP) for integration into SoC and ASIC design. TRC2441CGA is a single Gig-bps Passive Optical Network (GPON) serializer/deserializer (SerDes) IP core, delivering high-speed serial data transmission over controlled impedance transmission media such as copper cable, PCB traces or fiber optics. The device offers a downstream data rate of 2.488 Gbps, 1.244 Gbps, and upstream data rate of 2.488 Gbps, 1.244 Gbps, 622 Mbps, and 155 Mbps and is ITU GPON (G.984.2) compliant interface. TRC2441CGA operates from a single 1.0 V supply. The device is capable of transmitting and receiving asymmetrical serial data up to 2.5 Gbps.
TaraCom third generation SerDes technology offers lowest power consumption while maintaining the industry's highest jitter tolerance. This enables the integration of the IP in SoC in the presence of multiple high speed clocks and noisy environments. The TRC2441CGA is designed to achieve the best bit-error rate (BER) performance. TRC2441CGA exceeds the jitter generation, transfer and tolerance proposed in GPON ITU specification (G.984.2)
TarCom Integated Products is soliciting ASIC and SoC Designers to participate in the Ip Design aspects to develop a universal GPON/EPON, APON application.
Dr. Reza Gholami, VP System Engineering, indicated that the TRC2441CGA is designed to achieve the best bit-error rate (BER) performance. TRC2441CGA exceeds the jitter generation, transfer and tolerance proposed in GPON ITU specification (G.984.2) High leakage of 90 nm processes are being utilized in development of high speed SerDes and Phys thru extensive simulations and migration experience gained from the 180-130-90 geometry.
Rapid growth in Fiber Access
Charlie Smaltz, Business Development Department cited that the worldwide revenue for fiber access equipment will increase at a 37% compound annual growth rate (CAGR) from $503 M in 2003 to $2.4 billion by the end of 2008 *. Mr. Smaltz cited rapid changes in bandwidth availability in Korea, Japan and Europe as the prime growth areas. Mr. Smaltz will lead the sales and marketing activity on a worldwide basis.
TaraCom focuses on customized design to further expand the application of these SerDes IPs. TaraCom offers Shuttle support, production test consultation or test development to support licensees requirements.
* IDC Market Report