PHILIPS SEMICONDUCTOR TO SUPPORT JETSTREAM ARCHITECTURE.
Philips Semiconductor, an affiliate of Royal Philips Electronics (NYSE NYSE
See: New York Stock Exchange : PHG), announced it has licensed Jetstream's Voice-over-Broadband technology and will deliver silicon solutions fully interoperable The ability for one system to communicate or work with another. See interoperability. with Jetstream's CPX-1000 broadband broadband
Term describing the radiation from a source that produces a broad, continuous spectrum of frequencies (contrasted with a laser, which produces a single frequency or very narrow range of frequencies). voice services platform. Philips Semiconductors will leverage its systems-on-silicon design expertise and high-volume manufacturing capability to deliver single-chip integrated access devices An IAD is a customer premises device that provides access to wide area networks and the Internet. Specifically, it aggregates multiple channels of information including voice and data across a single shared access link to a carrier or service provider PoP (Point of Presence). and supporting software. Philips Semiconductor's solutions will reduce cost and development time for Integrated Access Devices (IADs) and will help accelerate the deployment of VoDSL services to consumers.
The integrated access device market shows significant growth potential and Philips Semiconductors is targeting this area as part of a larger networking applications initiative. A voice over broadband solution comprising integrated access devices and Jetstream's voice services platform allows service providers
to offer high-speed data and multiple phone lines with carrier class voice, all on a single broadband connection See broadband and wireless broadband. . Philips Semiconductors will initially focus on cost-effective products used in customer premise equipment targeting residential and small business markets, with future product offerings extending into the voice gateway space. The company has products in development that will be announced later this year.