MaxLinear G.hn Technology Selected by TRIAX to Power its New Enterprise-Grade Wi-Fi Solution

MaxLinear G.hn Technology Selected by TRIAX to Power its New Enterprise-Grade Wi-Fi Solution

G.hn technology enables TRIAX customers to simplify installation of enterprise Wi-Fi networks by leveraging existing coaxial cable infrastructure, reducing deployment costs and avoiding service disruptions.

AMSTERDAM – IBC 2018 – Sept. 15, 2018 – MaxLinear, Inc. (NYSE:MXL), a leading provider of radio frequency (RF), analog and mixed-signal integrated circuits for the connected home, wired and wireless infrastructure, and industrial and multimarket applications, today announced that TRIAX, a global supplier of reliable, innovative products and solutions for the reception and distribution of video, audio and data signals, has selected MaxLinear G.hn Wave-2 chipsets to enable a new family of enterprise-grade Wi-Fi networking products targeted at hotels, housing associations and small businesses whose networking infrastructure is based on coaxial cable.

The TRIAX Ethernet over Coax + Wi-Fi solution is composed of several products:

  • The TRIAX EoC Pro End Point is a compact Wi-Fi 802.11ac Wave-2 access point that uses a G.hn coaxial connection as backhaul, with data rates up to 2 Gbps. The EoC Pro End Point includes a passthrough coaxial port for TV signals. The device also provides a Gigabit Ethernet port that can be used to connect other devices such as Ethernet switches, IP set-top boxes, TVs, desktop computers or IoT devices.
  • The TRIAX EoC Controller (64/4) is a G.hn network controller that can manage up to 64 access points, acting as a layer-2 switch for Ethernet and integrating both TV and data signals on the same cable.
  • The TRIAX EoC Controller (32/2) is a smaller version of the G.hn network controller that can handle up to 32 access points, optimized for small businesses and hotels.

The TRIAX Ethernet over Coax + Wi-Fi solution provides several benefits:

  • Faster Wi-Fi service with no network dead spots that can be installed in hours, with no guest disruption
  • TV signals and internet service share the same coaxial cable with no interference
  • There is no need to retune existing TVs
  • The network is ready for IPTV upgrades
  • Premium Wi-Fi service can be upsold to guests or visitors

All the products in the TRIAX Ethernet over Coax + Wi-Fi solution are powered by MaxLinear’s G.hn Wave-2 chipset, which is composed of the 88LX5153 baseband processor and the 88LX2730 analog front-end.

The chipset supports key features like TDMA Medium Access Control, which guarantees predictable latency for gaming, video and VoIP, and LDPC Forward Error Correction, which provides error-free 4K IPTV delivery over legacy coaxial cables up to 1000 meters.

“Installing new Ethernet cables is one of the major costs associated with deploying new Wi-Fi networks in enterprise environments. This is especially problematic in hotels, where rewiring has an additional impact on revenue due to the need to close down certain rooms to avoid disrupting guests,” said Peter Lyhne Uhrenholt, TRIAX CEO. “MaxLinear G.hn technology allows us to unleash the full potential of existing coaxial cables without affecting the quality of TV signals, ensuring the same data rates as wired Ethernet infrastructure and no disruptions to rooms or services.”

“Our G.hn products have the flexibility to be used in a wide range of applications, including home-networking, broadband access, industrial, security and IoT. The Ethernet over Coax + Wi-Fi solution developed by TRIAX is a great example of using G.hn technology in the Enterprise market, with a product line specifically targeted to the hospitality segment,” said Will Torgerson, MaxLinear Vice President & General Manager of the Broadband Group.

The TRIAX Ethernet over Coax + Wi-Fi is available for sale today. Customers interested in attending a demonstration can visit the MaxLinear booth at IBC (Hall 15 MS28) in Amsterdam, from September 14thto 19th. More information about the TRIAX Ethernet over Coax + Wi-Fi can be found at http://www.triax.com/Wi-Fi.

About TRIAX

TRIAX is a global supplier of reliable, innovative products and solutions for the reception and distribution of video, audio and data signals. Our products are used in homes, businesses and operator networks by broadcasters, satellite, cable and telecom operators. Our solutions combine our hardware and software expertise to deliver value to hospitality and related markets, through a partner network of system integrators, large installers and operators.  TRIAX’s headquarters, production and R&D base is in Denmark. With nine international sales subsidiaries, we operate in more than 60 distributor countries. The TRIAX team consists of 300 employees and is owned by Polaris Private Equity. See www.triax.com for further info.

About MaxLinear, Inc.

MaxLinear, Inc. (NYSE:MXL), a leading provider of radio frequency (RF), analog and mixed-signal integrated circuits for the connected home, wired and wireless infrastructure, and industrial and multimarket applications. MaxLinear is headquartered in Carlsbad, California. For more information, please visit www.maxlinear.com.

MxL and the MaxLinear logo are trademarks of MaxLinear, Inc. Other trademarks appearing herein are the property of their respective owners.

Cautionary Note About Forward-Looking Statements

This press release contains “forward-looking” statements within the meaning of federal securities laws. Forward-looking statements include, among others, statements concerning or implying future financial performance or trends and growth opportunities affecting MaxLinear, in particular statements relating to our selection by TRIAX as a supplier of G.hn Wave-2 integrated circuits.  These forward-looking statements involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties, and other factors that may cause actual results to differ materially from any future results expressed or implied by these forward-looking statements. We cannot predict whether or to what extent we will realize revenues from our relationship with TRIAX.  Forward-looking statements are based on management’s current, preliminary expectations and are subject to various risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from those described in the forward-looking statements. Forward-looking statements may contain words such as “will be,”“will,”“expected,”“anticipate,”“continue,”or similar expressions and include the assumptions that underlie such statements. The following factors, among others, could cause actual results to differ materially from those described in the forward-looking statements:intense competition in our industry; the ability of our customers, including TRIAX, to cancel or reduce orders; uncertainties concerning how end user markets for our products will develop; our lack of long-term supply contracts and dependence on limited sources of supply; potential decreases in average selling prices for our products; and the potential for intellectual property litigation, which is prevalent in our industry. In addition to these risks and uncertainties, investors should review the risks and uncertainties contained in MaxLinear’s filings with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission, including risks and uncertainties identified in our Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q for the quarter ended June 30, 2018. All forward-looking statements are qualified in their entirety by this cautionary statement. MaxLinear 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.


TRIAX launches enterprise-grade networking + WiFi over coax at ANGA COM

TRIAX launches enterprise-grade networking + WiFi over coax at ANGA COM

Ethernet over Coax + WiFi is the complete network solution businesses and their customers can rely on, saving costs and time with its ease of installation.

Hornsyld, Denmark, 18 May 2018 – TRIAX today launched Ethernet over Coax + WiFi, the enterprise-grade LAN & WiFi solution that connects coax cables to the future.

With the release, the company brings its reputation as a reliable and innovative partner into the ever more critical market segment of delivering safe, secure WiFi and networking.

The solution delivers an enterprise-grade 1 Gbps network over coax, and is ideal for hotels, housing associations and small businesses whose infrastructure is built up on coaxial cabling.

“TRIAX Ethernet over Coax + WiFi unleashes the full potential of coax cables,” says Peter Lyhne Uhrenholt, TRIAX CEO. “We’re offering an incredible solution that offers significant savings on network installation projects. It delivers the network and reliable WiFi services businesses need, without the considerable time and money spent on installing new cables or replacing legacy infrastructure.”

The TRIAX solution marks an unprecedented step forward in maximising the networking capability of coax. “We’re proud to be leading the field in offering a professional managed solution combining G.hn technology and WiFi,” says Torben Flodgaard Kristensen, Group Product Manager at TRIAX. “TV signals remain unaffected on the network, so you won’t need to lose installation time having to retune every TV in the building. We’re also offering the freedom to create any number of virtual networks, ensuring company and guest data can be kept entirely separate.”

While available separately, TRIAX EoC + WiFi truly comes into its own as an integral element of TRIAX Solutions. Combined with the TRIAX In Touch interactive communication platform, you can manage guest access to your WiFi network, and TRIAX TV Headends offer high-end IPTV and other signal processing to be sent through the coax network, all managed in a tried and trusted, common TRIAX interface.

All this alongside TRIAX’s Partner Network and in-depth Training Academy ensures customers are supported every step of the way.

TRIAX Ethernet over Coax + WiFi is on sale from today, and will be on show as an integral part of our products & solutions stand at ANGA COM.

Find us in Hall 8, stand R20 at ANGA COM, Cologne, Germany, 12-14 June 2018. 

Torben Flodgaard Kristensen, TRIAX Group Product Manager, presents WiFi Coverage using Existing Coax Network Infrastructures at the WiFi – Use Cases, Coverage and User Experience ANGA COM conference panel, Thurs 14 June 2018 13.00-14.15, Room 2.

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Contact:
Karina Goos, Head of Group Marketing, kago@triax.com, +45 76 82 22 26

About TRIAX: TRIAX is a global supplier of reliable, innovative products and solutions for the reception and distribution of video, audio and data signals. Our Products are used in homes, businesses and operator networks by broadcasters, satellite, cable and telecom operators. Our Solutions combine our hardware and software expertise to deliver value to hospitality and related markets, through a partner network of system integrators, large installers and operators. TRIAX’s headquarters, production and R&D base is in Denmark. With 9 international sales subsidiaries we operate in more than 60 distributor countries. The TRIAX team consists of 300 employees and is owned by Polaris Private Equity. See www.triax.com for further info.


TRIAX integrates Samsung Lynk DRM™ into its headends

TRIAX integrates Samsung Lynk DRM™ into its headends

Samsung Hospitality TVs used to display encrypted content within TRIAX’s seamless hospitality environment

6 February 2018

Hornsyld, Denmark – TRIAX today announced that Samsung’s Lynk DRM™ software is now available on its bestselling TDX Black Edition headend range.

The result of months of close technical collaboration between the companies, hospitality providers and operators can now securely distribute encrypted HD content from TRIAX headends around hotels or other establishments equipped with Samsung Hospitality TVs.

“We’re thrilled to be offering Samsung Lynk DRM™ on our headends,” said Thorsten Spanka, Chief Sales Officer, TRIAX Solutions. “Samsung’s software-based approach is secure, cost-effective and efficient, and content providers are assured that their premium HDTV services are distributed with the highest levels of encryption and signal quality by our headends.”

“It’s a pleasure to welcome the TRIAX TDX to our list of certified headends,” said Seba Yacoub, Senior Technologist Manager at Professional Display Europe of Samsung Electronics. “TRIAX’s reliable and innovative headends are an integral part of their seamless hospitality solutions, and we’re pleased that the Samsung Hospitality TVs now work in perfect harmony with them.”

A simple licence key is all that’s needed to install Samsung’s powerful premium content solution onto the TDX headend.

The ease with which it can be installed and managed on the straightforward TRIAX interface is also an advantage for hospitality providers, adding even more value to a flexible, fully-supported hospitality solution that improves guest engagement and maximises revenues.

About Samsung Electronics Co., LTD
Samsung inspires the world and shapes the future with transformative ideas and technologies. The company is redefining the worlds of TVs, smartphones, wearable devices, tablets, digital appliances, network systems, and memory, system LSI, foundry and LED solutions. For the latest news, please visit the Samsung Newsroom at http://news.samsung.com

About TRIAX
TRIAX is a global supplier of reliable, innovative products and solutions for the reception and distribution of video, audio and data signals. Our Products are used in homes, businesses and operator networks by broadcasters, satellite, cable and telecom operators. Our Solutions combine our hardware and software expertise to deliver value to hospitality and related markets, through a partner network of system integrators, large installers and operators. TRIAX’s headquarters, production and R&D base is in Denmark. With 9 international sales subsidiaries we operate in more than 60 distributor countries. The TRIAX team consists of 300 employees and is owned by Polaris Private Equity.  See www.triax.com for further info.


Fire safe cables

Fire safe cables

Superior quality cables meeting EN50575 standards

TRIAX cables are designed to meet the standards of today and the network demands of tomorrow, specially crafted and highly shielded to minimise interference.

We are pleased to announce that each one has been meticulously updated and rigorously tested to conform to the new EN50575 fire safety standard.

All TRIAX cables are fully tested and classified according to the EN50575 Construction Products Regulation, in force from 1 July 2017, so they:

  • Meet the highest demands for safety in case of fire
  • Are safe and suitable for all building projects across the EU and the world

CE marked

We are happy to assure our customers that all TRIAX cables are stamped with the CE mark, and the necessary Declarations of Performance are available for each product line.

The cables have been variously classified B2ca, Cca & Eca, meeting all statutory demands, and satisfying the recommendations of ZVEI, the German Electrical and Electronic Manufacturers’ Association.

For further information on TRIAX Cables and the EN50575 safety standard, take a look at our Cables brochure.