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November 02, 2012

Sigma Designs and Comtrend Receive Prestigious Award in Home Networking

It was recently revealed that Comtrend's PG-9141s Powerline Single Port Adapter and Sigma Designs' (News - Alert) HomePlug AV with ClearPath technology have won the 2012 Communications Technologies Platinum Award in home networking. This win was revealed in Orlando, Fla. at the 2012 SCTE Cable-Tec Expo.

Comtrend's (News - Alert) PG-9141s Power Adapter ensures plug-and-play installation and unrivaled data transfer quality and is powered by Sigma Designs' CG2210 HomePlug AV chipset with ClearPath technology. By allowing data transfer over the powerline at a PHY layer rate of up to 200 Mbps, Sigma's CG2210 chipset is ideal for home networking.

To achieve extended coverage and higher throughputs to multiple points within the house, it enables the use of all three wires in a powerline network. Even through surge protected power strips and multiple phases, ClearPath makes this a game-changing product by allowing for mproved coverage and throughput.

"Winning the 2012 Platinum Award from Communication Technology in Home Networking is an unexpected honor. 2012 has been Comtrend's groundbreaking year in the home networking market,” said John DiFrenna, vice president Of Sales & Marketing, Comtrend Americas.

He added that to take a win right out of the gate with its PG-9141s Powerline Adapter is a credit to the team and the advisement from its knowledgeable customers. For home and business networks, this is further evidence that Comtrend's bold approach with new and diversified solutions is helping to shape the evolving landscape.

Gabi Hilevitz, vice president and general manager of Sigma's Home Connectivity unit concluded that HomePlug (News - Alert) AV with ClearPath is a remarkable technology. In every home networking technology area developed by Sigma, receiving this award further substantiates its innovative approach.




Edited by Jamie Epstein
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