Laurie Falconer
Centillium Communications, Inc.
(510) 771-3647
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SingTel Magix to Utilize Digicom's DSL USB Modem 7410 Based on Centillium's Optimizer Chipset for Annex A G.lite ADSL

FREMONT, Calif., July 26, 2000 - Centillium Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ: CTLM), innovator of broadband communications technology, and Digicom Systems, Inc., a subsidiary of Creative Technology Ltd. (NASDAQ: CREAF), announced today that SingTel Magix is deploying G.lite Asymmetric DSL (ADSL) modems manufactured by Digicom based on Centillium's Optimizerú chipset. The consumer-oriented DSL USB Modem 7410, is part of a family of broadband modems marketed under the Blaster¨ brand. It is specially designed to ease the deployment of broadband services with an integrated Universal Serial Bus (USB) interface that delivers instant plug-and-play configuration.

Digicom, a leading global communications equipment supplier, has leveraged on Centillium's Optimizer chipset to design the cost-effective and user-installable broadband DSL USB modem 7410. Providing users with the convenience of installing the device without opening the PC, the Centillium-based DSL USB modem 7410 utilizes the USB power of the PC so that customers do not need external AC power. Offering simple plug-and-play features, its ease of installation will enable SingTel to jump-start the DSL market for consumers and small office users in Singapore. The DSL USB modem 7410 is currently available through Etail sales channels in Singapore.

"We are very pleased to announce this major deployment with SingTel Magix," said Patrick Ang, President and CEO of Digicom. "The Centillium-based DSL USB modem 7410 is readily available throughout Singapore, thus making it possible for residential customers and small offices to purchase a G.lite ADSL modem, and easily connect it to their PC themselves to enjoy the benefits of high speed Internet connection."

"One of the biggest benefits of G.lite ADSL modems based on the Optimizer chipset is their ability to interoperate with legacy Full-Rate central office equipment and next generation access equipment," said Dori Braun, director of marketing for CPE, Centillium Communications.

About Digicom
Digicom, a leading global communication equipment supplier, develops, markets, and sells Customer Premises Equipment (CPE), including high-speed broadband digital subscriber line, or DSL. Digicom delivers reliable and affordable communication solutions to consumers, small office/home office locations and network service providers. Digicom is a subsidiary of Creative Technology Ltd. (NASDAQ: CREAF), a global leader in PC entertainment products. For more information, please visit us at

About SingTel Magix
With the high speed multimedia modem which uses ADSL (Asymmetrical Digital Subscriber Line) technology, SingTel Magix makes Net surfing a lot faster and convenient. You can access the Net at speeds of up to 512 kbps, much faster than an ordinary 56 kbps modem. You can also download and transfer files and multimedia content much faster. Also since Magix provides you with a direct connection, you do not have to share the bandwidth with other users, which means your Net surfing speeds will not be affected when other users log on. And SingTel Magix also enables you to use your phone and fax while the modem is running.

SingTel Magix also provides access to SingaporeONE, the world's first nationwide broadband network that delivers a new level of interactive multimedia applications and services to everyone in Singapore. E-commerce, on-line shopping, home banking and distance learning are all made possible with SingaporeONE.

About Centillium Communications
Centillium Communications, Inc. is combining technical innovation and customer commitment to make broadband communications a market reality. Centillium 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

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