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Ikanos Communications' Shipments Exceed 3 Million Ports Worldwide.

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FREMONT, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--June 15, 2004

Ikanos' total chipset sales jump from 2 million to 3 million ports

since March 2004 with increased volume shipment of its 100 Mbps

solution for mass deployment

Ikanos Communications, developer of Smart Silicon for Profitable Broadband(TM), today announced that worldwide shipments for its programmable chipsets have exceeded 3 million ports since volume production began less than 21 months ago. Ikanos continues to realize a rapid adoption curve, with total shipments jumping from 2 million to 3 million since March of 2004. Ikanos' Fiber Extension Over Copper silicon provides up to 100 Mbps downstream and up to 50 Mbps upstream over ordinary telephone wires, enabling fast, affordable provisioning of fiber-fast services, including video, voice and fiber-fast Internet. Ikanos has made 100 Mbps deployment by carriers a reality.

Ikanos' customers include NEC and Sumitomo Electric in Japan, Millinet, Dasan and Woojyun Systec in Korea, Marconi (LSE: MONI), ECI Telecom (Nasdaq: ECIL) and Siemens (NYSE: SI) in Europe, and Zyxel Communications Corporation (TAI: 2391.TW) in Taiwan.

It takes 6 months to 18 months of testing and qualification of technology for mass deployment in a carrier network and Ikanos has successfully achieved that level of qualification with several major carriers worldwide. Ikanos' programmable chipset technology now supports equipment in the fastest carrier networks in the world--notably Korea, the worldwide leader in per capita broadband subscription, and Japan, the leader in Fiber to the Home (FTTH) provisioning. New trials and deployments are also under way in Europe and North America.

Ikanos Products Include:

The Fx(TM) and FxS(TM) Family of Chipsets for the Fiber Extension Over Copper Market

-- Fx 10050 and Fx 7030 chipsets for Optical Network Units,

Optical Line Terminals ONU/OLT, switches, routers and


-- Fx 10050S Subscriber Located Equipment (SLE) for Optical

Network Terminals (ONTs).

The SmartLeap(TM) and CleverConnect(TM) Family of Chipsets for the VDSL over Copper Market

-- SmartLeap 8100 and SmartLeap 8800 A/VDSL for DSLAMs and

Central Office (CO) to Remote Terminal (RT) deployments.

Integrates VDSL-DMT and Ethernet in the First Mile (EFM) in a

single programmable chipset solution.

-- CleverConnect 300 for Customer Premise Equipment (CPE)

The Ikanos Programmable Operating System (iPOS(TM)) is the firmware in these chipsets offering the high level of programmability required by our customers to build highly scalable systems for worldwide markets.

About Ikanos Communications

Founded in 1999 and based in the Silicon Valley, Ikanos Communications develops and markets highly programmable chipsets that exceed 100 Mbps over a single copper pair. Ikanos' silicon solutions enable access equipment vendors to serve many different customers while slashing time to market and lowering development, manufacturing, and inventory costs.

(C) 2004 by Ikanos Communications. Ikanos Communications, Ikanos, the Ikanos logo design; Fx SmartLeap and Cleverconnect are trademarks of Ikanos Communications. All Rights Reserved.
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