Infineon Technologies Geminax ADSL Solution Chosen by Siemens ICN for its XpressLink DSLAM
Broadband access system vendors use the Geminax chipset to implement the complete transceiver solution for data only and integrated voice/data ADSL line cards. Exceptional flexibility combined with leading edge data rate and loop reach performance makes the chipset an ideal solution for high volume world wide deployed ADSL line cards.
The high integration of Infineons ADSL chipset allowed us to implement a 64-channel ADSL data only line card that meets our aggressive cost, space and performance goals, said Dr. Hermann Rodler, Vice President Access Solutions Siemens ICN.
We are delighted that Siemens ICN, a world leading provider of DSLAM systems, has chosen Infineons Geminax ADSL solution for its high volume XpressLink system, said Christian Wolff, Vice President of Infineons Communications Business Group and General Manager of the Access Business Unit. Siemens ICNs selection of the Geminax chipset is a further validation of our product roadmap and extends our market success as an xDSL supplier providing ADSL, SHDSL and VDSL solutions.
The Geminax chipset provides a single programmable hardware platform for line cards supporting ADSL data-only, integrated voice/data, and POTS channels. It supports all of the International Telecommunications Union (ITU) as well as regional specifications for ADSL and ADSL2 data links. The Geminax also offers a seamless migration path towards the emerging ADSL+ standard, thus enabling equipment manufacturers to use a single line card for global deployment.
Infineon Technologies AG, Munich, Germany, offers semiconductor and system solutions for the automotive and industrial sectors, for applications in the wired communications markets, secure mobile solutions as well as memory products. With a global presence, Infineon operates in the US from San Jose, CA, in the Asia-Pacific region from Singapore and in Japan from Tokyo. In the fiscal year 2002 (ending September), the company achieved sales of Euro 5.21 billion with about 30,400 employees worldwide. Infineon is listed on the DAX index of the Frankfurt Stock Exchange and on the New York Stock Exchange (ticker symbol: IFX). Further information is available at www.infineon.com.
- DSLAM - Digital Subscriber Line Access Multiplexer
- ADSL - Asymmetric Digital Subscriber Line
- SLIC - Subscriber Line Interface Circuits
- POTS - Plain Old Telephone Service
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