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[December 04, 2013]

MoCA(R) Acknowledges Entropic for Their Completion of MoCA 2.0 Golden Nodes

(GlobeNewswire Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) SAN RAMON, Calif., Dec. 4, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Board of Directors of the Multimedia over Coax Alliance, MoCA, wishes to congratulate Entropic (Nasdaq:ENTR), a world leader in semiconductor solutions for the connected home, for their leadership and tireless efforts in their completion of Golden Nodes for the MoCA 2.0 specification.


The Board unanimously approved the MoCA 2.0 Golden Nodes in a vote concluded today.

"Approval of Golden Node Certification demonstrates our firm belief that MoCA 2.0 is the best wired technology standard for home entertainment networking," said Charles Cerino, president, MoCA. "We thank Entropic for their continued MoCA leadership and commitment as they bring MoCA 2.0 Golden Nodes to market." "MoCA 2.0 Golden Node certification demonstrates Entropic's commitment to the success of MoCA and its rapid deployment," said Matt Rhodes, senior vice president, Global Marketing, Entropic. "As the inventors of MoCA and as the first company to introduce a complete MoCA 2.0 solution, we are focused on driving the MoCA technology forward. Our MoCA 2.0 Golden Nodes are a critical component to the success of the technology and the Alliance." Availability of MoCA 2.0 Golden Nodes is of great interest and benefit to pay TV operators as it ensures interoperability among all MoCA 2.0 devices. This in turn allows manufacturers to rapidly design and deploy equipment for cable, satellite and telco/IPTV and OTT environments.

About Entropic Entropic™ (Nasdaq:ENTR) is a world leader in semiconductor solutions for the connected home. The Company transforms how traditional HDTV broadcast and IP-based streaming video content is seamlessly, reliably, and securely delivered, processed, and distributed into and throughout the home. Entropic's next-generation Set-top Box (STB) System-on-a-Chip (SoC) and Connectivity solutions enable Pay-TV operators to offer consumers more captivating whole-home entertainment experiences by transforming the way digital entertainment is delivered, connected and consumed – in the home and on the go. For more information, visit Entropic at: www.entropic.com.

About MoCA MoCA technology is the worldwide standard for home entertainment networking. It is the only such standard in use by all three pay TV segments—cable, satellite and IPTV/telco. MoCA technology is also used as an in-home backbone to extend Wi-Fi® connectivity.

The Alliance has certified 148 certified products and has 53 members worldwide. Visit www.mocalliance.org and www.moca4installers.org for more information.

Copyright © 2013 Multimedia over Coax Alliance. All Rights Reserved. MoCA and the MoCA logo are trademarks of Multimedia over Coax Alliance, registered in the U.S. and other countries.

CONTACT: Rob Gelphman VP, Marketing and Member Relations MoCA 1-408-838-7458 Robgelphman@mocalliance.org Source: MoCA 2013 GlobeNewswire, Inc.

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