LG Adds Conexant Chip

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Conexant Systems Inc. said LG Electronics Inc. is using its “CX24126” direct-broadcast satellite DVB-S2 (Digital Video Broadcasting) demodulator and “CX24118” advanced modulation 8PSK (phase shift key) tuner in LG’s new HDTV receiver.

Conexant said LG’s “H20” set-top is the first receiver to use DVB-S2 processing.

DirecTV Inc. is rolling out the LG H20 in the United States.