Coship Addressing China's Emerging Home Networking Needs With Entropic MoCA

BEIJING, March 24, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- (China Content Broadcasting Network ExhibitionRadisson "Blu" Beijing) -- Entropic (Nasdaq:ENTR), a world leader in semiconductor solutions for the connected home, announced today the company's fourth generation Multimedia over Coax Alliance (MoCA®) 1.1 solution has been selected by Coship to serve the China home networking market. By adding MoCA to its product offerings, Coship is enabling Chinese service providers to offer more advanced services that leverage the extremely reliable, high throughput connection that is offered by Entropic's MoCA technology.

The MoCA solution enables a complete multimedia coaxial networking solution for at home distribution of multiple streams of high definition (HD) and Ultra HD audio/video, voice and broadband data and has been designed into Coship's G1200 MoCA-enabled gateway and the MC1000W MoCA to Wi-Fi extender. MoCA provides a high-performance, robust communication infrastructure using existing home coaxial cables without the need for new wiring.

Coship's new MoCA-based products enable MSOs to move to a gateway-client architecture in the home to address the growing need for subscriber applications such as multi-room DVR, IP Video-on-demand, and broadband extension throughout the home.

"MoCA is becoming a key-feature for cable customer premise equipment," said Zero Wang, general manager of Digital Home Group, Coship. "Entropic is the recognized leader of MoCA, having pioneered the standard and driven innovation over multiple generations of the technology. Entropic is a natural MoCA partner and we are excited to work together to bring a portfolio of MoCA products to our cable operator customers."

"China's cable operators recognize the need for a reliable home networking backbone to connect multiple devices, both wired and wireless," said Al Servati, vice president Marketing, Entropic. "With a MoCA home network, Coship's customers will be able to offer exciting value added features and services to their subscribers'."

Availability

The Entropic chip is available now. Coship's products with Entropic's fourth generation MoCA solution will be available in mid-2015. Entropic will be demonstrating its full range of MoCA products at the 2015 CCBN conference in the Entropic Meeting Suite, located at Radisson "Blu" Beijing – Meeting Room suite 1420.

About Coship

COSHIP Electronics Co., Ltd. founded in 1994, is a listed well-known Hi-tech enterprise in China, specializing in R&D, manufacture and marketing of satellite/cable/terrestrial digital TV receivers, professional head-end IRD, IP STB (Set-Top Box), cable modem, GPS products, security products and LED displays. As China's largest and one of the global leading STB manufacturers, COSHIP provides global Pay TV operators with a variety of STBs worldwide deployed in Europe, Middle East, Asia, Australia, North America, South America and Africa. Furthermore, COSHIP maintains tremendous growth and has been the number one STB exporter in China for the past six consecutive years.

About Entropic

Entropic™ (Nasdaq:ENTR) is a world leader in semiconductor solutions for the connected home. The Company transforms how traditional HDTV broadcast and IP-based streaming video content is seamlessly, reliably, and securely delivered, processed, and distributed into and throughout the home. Entropic's next-generation Set-top Box (STB) System-on-a-Chip (SoC) and Connectivity solutions enable Pay-TV operators to offer consumers more captivating whole-home entertainment experiences by transforming the way digital entertainment is delivered, connected and consumed – in the home and on the go. For more information, please visit Entropic at: www.entropic.com, read our blog Entropic Topics, or get social with us at @Entropic_News, or on Facebook, Google+, YouTube and LinkedIn.

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Forward Looking Statements

Statements in this press release that are not strictly historical in nature constitute "forward-looking statements" within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Such statements include, but are not limited to, statements regarding Entropic's technologies and their related prospects and role in the future of connected home entertainment in China. Such forward-looking statements involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors which may cause Entropic's actual results to be materially different from historical results or from any results expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements. These factors include, but are not limited to, competition, risks associated with Entropic dependence on a limited number of customers and suppliers, technology risks, the risk that the market for HD video and multimedia content delivery solutions may not develop as Entropic anticipates, risks related to international operations and other factors discussed in the "Risk Factors" section of Entropic's Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2014. All forward-looking statements are qualified in their entirety by this cautionary statement. Entropic is providing this information as of the date of this release and does not undertake any obligation to update any forward-looking statements contained in this release as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.

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CONTACT: Entropic Contact: Debra Hart +1 858.768.3852 debra.hart@entropic.com Coship Contact: Zero Wang +86 755 26990000 wanglin@coship.com

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