Microtune Hits 5 Million Milestone


PLANO, TEXAS - Microtune Inc.
said it has shipped its 5 millionth cable-modem tuner, a milestone reached less than 18 months after the company unfurled its first generation of the gear.

That tuner, based on both the Data Over Cable Service Interface Specification and EuroDOCSIS standards, was shipped to Com21 Inc., Microtune said.

To date, Microtune's RF subsystem is housed in one or more models for 27 of the 40 companies that have been awarded DOCSIS certification, the company said.