Centillium Communications, Inc.
COMMUNICATIONS JOINS NATIONAL CONVERGENCE ALLIANCE
Utilizes National Convergence Alliance to Facilitate Next Generation
June 12, 2001 - Centillium Communications, Inc. [Nasdaq: CTLM],
innovator of broadband communications technology, announced today that
it has joined the National Convergence Alliance (NCA). The NCA is an
industry alliance of product and service vendors committed to promoting
the deployment of convergence technologies.
"The NCA fills
a gap in our industry, providing a forum where equipment and service
providers can discuss their customers' needs, and educate providers
and enterprises about the benefits of convergence," said Babu Mandava,
general manager of the Network Business Unit for Centillium Communications.
"Centillium is proud to be a member of the NCA and we believe our
participation will enhance our ability as a broadband solutions provider
to identify and drive technology."
is a company that has its finger on the pulse of communications,"
said Don Lawrence, president of the NCA. "Its product offerings
are an excellent example of how convergence technologies are being used
The NCA promotes
the features and benefits of deploying convergence technologies through
five major service offerings to member companies, including a national
seminar tour, Web site listings, a database of NCA research, advertising
opportunities and market segment committees. The association also holds
an annual meeting, followed by the Convergence Conference & Expo,
to further promote convergence issues and technology.
About the National
The National Convergence Alliance (NCA) is an association of product
and service vendors in the convergence industry. Its audience includes
enterprise and network service providers. The NCA promotes the features
of, and benefits for, deploying convergence technologies. Creating market
focus and enhancing its ability as an industry to identify and drive
technology, the NCA also provides a forum where members can discuss
their customers' needs. The NCA is now calling for white papers and
seeking committee members across a range of topics. For more information,
please visit www.ConvergenceAlliance.com
or call 877-331-1117.
Centillium Communications, Inc. is combining technical innovation and
customer commitment to make broadband communications a market reality.
Centillium Communications consistently delivers value to its customers
by providing broadband networking systems for applications across all
market segments. The company designs and markets communications chipset
solutions for central office equipment, digital loop carrier (DLC) line
cards, and customer premise equipment for Digital Subscriber Line (DSL),
Voice over Packet (VoP) and Premise Networking. The Centillium Communications
headquarters are located at 47211 Lakeview Blvd., Fremont, CA 94538.
Additional information is available at www.centillium.com.
Except for historical information contained in this press release, the
foregoing contains forward-looking statements that involve risks and
uncertainties. Actual results may differ materially from those indicated
by such forward-looking statements based on a variety of risks and uncertainties,
including the risks and uncertainties relating to actual quantities
and timing of any orders received under the contract and the successful
development and market acceptance of Centillium's new products. The
company assumes no obligation to update these forward-looking statements
to reflect events or circumstances after the date hereof. Information
about potential factors that could affect Centillium's financial results
is included in Centillium's Annual Report on Form 10-K and most recent
Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q, available for viewing on the Securities
and Exchange Commission's website at www.sec.gov.
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