Centillium - Press Release No: 1172006-120249-PM
Andrew Katz Kristin Hehir
TMC The Hoffman Agency
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Centillium Communications� Atlanta Family Receives INTERNET TELEPHONY� Magazine�s 2005 �Product of the Year� Award


Scalable, Turnkey Consumer VoIP SoC Solution Honored for Outstanding Innovation


FREMONT, Calif., January 16, 2006 Centillium Communications (NASDAQ: CTLM) announced today that Technology Marketing Corporation (TMC)s INTERNET TELEPHONY magazine (www.itmag.com) has named its Atlanta Product Family as a recipient of a 2005 Product of the Year Award. The company has been recognized for its technology innovation by this publication for three consecutive years. INTERNET TELEPHONY has been the VoIP Authority Since 1998.


Built on Centilliums award-winning Voice Services Platform (VSP), the Atlanta family is one of the most complete turnkey consumer VoIP SoC solutions, allowing equipment manufacturers to significantly reduce development time and preserve software investments across multiple platforms. The Atlanta product family provides the most economical way for service providers to offer VoIP services with crystal clear voice quality. The Atlanta A70 product is the familys entry level SoC while the A80 SoC adds in the capability to interface with any WiFi or high-speed adapter. The A90 SoC is optimized for the SOHO market with four voice channels and the highest-performing routing engine available at 100 Mbit/second. At the top of the Atlanta family, the A100 SoC adds ironclad, enterprise-level security and encryption of all data and voice.


Centilliums technology is ideal for real-world applications such as VoIP media terminal adapters (MTAs), VoIP cordless phones, gateway and SOHO routers, and high-end triple play set-top boxes. The beauty behind this technology is that all of these end user devices can be built on the same software platform, says John Kasha, director of VoIP marketing, Centillium. This award is yet another illustration of Centilliums strong commitment to innovation and why we continue to play a leadership role in the VoIP arena.


Each year INTERNET TELEPHONY magazine bestows its Product of the Year awards on companies that have demonstrated excellence in technological advancement and application refinements. Centillium Communications has demonstrated to the editors of INTERNET TELEPHONY that its products are committed to quality and innovation while addressing the real needs in the marketplace, said Rich Tehrani, Group Publisher and Editor-in-Chief of INTERNET TELEPHONY.


The Product of the Year Award winners for 2005 will be highlighted in the January and February 2006 issues of INTERNET TELEPHONY magazine.


Centillium Communications also won Internet Telephonys Product of the Year award in 2005 for its Voice Services Platform and in 2004 for its Entropia III VoIP Gateway on a Chip.


About Centillium Communications

Centillium Communications, Inc. is a leading innovator of high performance, cost-effective semiconductor solutions that give consumers, enterprises and service providers the winning edge in broadband access. The companys complete, end-to-end system-on-chip solutions accelerate development time-to-market for last mile products with Digital Subscriber Line (DSL), Fiber-To-The-Premises (FTTP) and Voice-over-Internet Protocol (VoIP) technologies. Centillium products include digital and mixed-signal integrated circuits and related software for DSL and FTTP central office and customer premises equipment and VoIP solutions for carrier- and enterprise-class gateways and consumer telephony. Centillium is a global company with headquarters in Fremont, CA. Additional information is available at www.centillium.com.


About TMC

Celebrating more than 30 years as a leading publisher, Technology Marketing Corporation (TMC) publishes Customer Inter@ction Solutions and INTERNET TELEPHONY magazines, Web portal TMCnet.com, and the online publications SIP, Speech-World, VoIP Developer, WiFI Telephony, WiMAX, Alternative Power and BiometriTech. TMC is also the first publisher to test new products in its own on-site laboratories, TMC Labs. TMC produces INTERNET TELEPHONY Conference & EXPO, VoIP Developer Conference and Global Call Center Outsourcing Summit. TMC offers live and online certification programs through TMC University. TMCnet.com publishes more than 14 online newsletters. Visit www.tmcnet.com for details.


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