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Aztech Systems Selects Texas Instruments for Next-Generation ADSL2+ Residential Gateways

New Product Line Features TI's Exceptional Voice Capabilities and G++ Wireless LAN Technology to Enable Triple Play Services

Dec 19, 2006

SINGAPORE (Dec. 19, 2006) -- Aztech Systems Ltd. (Aztech), a global voice and data communications design and manufacturing corporation, will build its next-generation of ADSL2+ gateways based on residential gateway (RG) solutions from Texas Instruments Incorporated (NYSE:TXN) (TI). With this new generation of products, Aztech is able to cost-effectively deliver managed broadband services over an ADSL2+ network connection while expanding its product portfolio to include Triple Play services such as Internet Protocol TV (IPTV) and Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP).
The Aztech DSL605 series will offer consumers differentiated features such as high-speed ADSL2+ 26Mbps performance, hassle-free installation and superior 125Mbps wireless performance. In addition, these new products will offer ADSL2+ Annex M support for increased data upstream performance as well as support for (permanent virtual circuit) PVC to Virtual LAN (VLAN) mapping to enable consistent Quality of Service (QoS).
"With this new series of products, Aztech reaffirms its continual drive and strong commitment to maintaining leadership in the broadband arena by providing maximum value and performance to our customers," said Michael Mun, president and CEO of Aztech Systems Ltd. "TI's flexible platform and interoperability expertise enables Aztech to deliver this family of high-performance products quickly and cost-effectively."
The Aztech DSL605 family comprises five next-generation products based on ADSL2+ technology - from Ethernet Routers with or without USB connectivity to a four-port Ethernet Router with both VoIP and WLAN capabilities. Each of these products leverage TI's market-leading DSL CPE technology to enable high-speed ADSL2+ 26Mbps performance. Aztech's voice products feature TI's extensive voice codec library and Telogy SoftwareTM for VoIP. In addition, the wireless routers include TI's G++ WLAN technology to deliver highly robust connectivity with extended reach and range.
"The Aztech and TI relationship is based on a collaborative effort to deliver new, high-quality solutions that enable service providers to offer consumers exciting new applications and services," said Mark Rice, director of TI's Asia Marketing and Business Development, Broadband Communications. "TI's RG solutions feature a flexible architecture that allows Aztech's creative design team to leverage common tools, development environments and software support packages to deliver innovative, differentiated products."