Microtune, 3Com Team Up on Telephony

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Plano, Texas-Microtune Inc. has teamed up with 3Com Corp. to develop and market RF silicon-based solutions for cable Internet-access and telephony products.

Specifically, the companies will integrate Microtune's module-lever tuner solutions with 3Com's next-generation "HomeConnect" cable modems.

And 3Com agreed to make an undisclosed equity investment in Microtune.

The companies aren't strangers: Microtune currently provides the tuner-receiver core of 3Com's Data Over Cable Service Interface Specification 1.0-certified HomeConnect cable modems.