Developer of Broadband Communications Technology Expands Use of the MIPS32™ 4K Family of Cores
MOUNTAIN VIEW and FREMONT, Calif., July 3, 2002 MIPS Technologies, Inc. (Nasdaq: MIPS, MIPSB), a leading provider of industry-standard processor architectures and cores for digital consumer and business applications, today announced it has licensed two MIPS based cores to Centillium Communications, Inc. (Nasdaq: CTLM), innovator of broadband communications technology. The MIPS32 4Kc™ and 4Kp™ cores will be used to develop powerful but cost-effective solutions for the growing broadband communications market.
"Our customers are looking for powerful, highly integrated, yet cost-effective broadband communications solutions, and these cores allow us to meet the demand quickly and efficiently," said Roy Bartuni, vice president of engineering, Centillium Communications. "MIPS cores give us the performance we need with a minimum of silicon real estate, along with low power consumption and an ease of integration that helps our customers get to market fast."
"We are delighted that Centillium has chosen to continue to base its innovative, high-performance, high-bandwidth solutions on MIPS cores solutions that will enable its customers to deliver superior products that greatly enhance a user's experience," said Kevin Meyer, vice president of marketing at MIPS Technologies.
About Centillium Communications
Centillium Communications, Inc. combines technical innovation and customer commitment to make broadband communications in business and at home a practical reality. The Company designs and markets communications chipsets for Digital Subscriber Line (DSL) central office and customer premises equipment and for carrier- and enterprise-class Voice over Packet (VoP) gateways and switches. The Centillium Communications headquarters are located at 47211 Lakeview Blvd., Fremont, CA 94538. Additional information is available at www.centillium.com .
About MIPS Technologies
MIPS Technologies, Inc. is a leading provider of industry-standard processor architectures and cores for digital consumer and business applications. The company drives the broadest architectural alliance that is delivering 32- and 64-bit embedded RISC solutions. The company licenses its intellectual property to semiconductor companies, ASIC developers and system OEMs. MIPS Technologies and its licensees offer the widest range of robust, scalable processors in standard, custom, semi-custom and application-specific products. The company is based in Mountain View, Calif., and can be reached at +1 (650) 567-5000 or www.mips.com .
MIPS is a registered trademark in the United States and other countries, and MIPS32, 4Kc and 4Kp™ are trademarks of MIPS Technologies, Inc. All other trademarks referred to herein are the property of their respective owners.