Ikanos, known for VDSL and VDSL2 chips, has introduced a new super chip, the Vx180, that has 2.7 GHz of processing power, and can handle most new services like Voice over Internet Protocol with relative ease. The chip, designed for a four-pla world supports VDSL2, ADSL2+, ADSL2, ADSL and VDSL standards, and supports IPTV and triple-play optimized features and can handle CPU-intensive features like 802.11n, MoCA and HomePNA. It is going to be used in next generation residential gateways, the company says.
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Looks like an integration of Ikanos VDSL tech with the Fusiv processor family acquired from Analog Devices.
that is correct, though they didn’t say in their news release or various news interviews. I didn’t get a chance to catch up with them.