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Home Networking Gets Easier With the Asheridge / Teleste echoBox Wi-Fi Adapter Powered by Entropic's Leading MoCA Technology


LONDON and SAN DIEGO, Jan. 28, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Asheridge
Communications, a member of the international Teleste Group specializing in
broadband video and data communication systems and services, has followed up on
the success of their first MoCA(®) (Multimedia over Coax Alliance)-based network
adapter, the echoBox, by introducing the new echoBox Wi-Fi home networking hub.
The new device integrates MoCA technology from Entropic (Nasdaq:ENTR), a world
leader in semiconductor solutions for the connected home, to seamlessly connect
all devices in the home over MoCA, the most reliable home entertainment
networking standard. The echoBox Wi-Fi will be on display next week at the
Integrated Systems Europe 2014 Show in Amsterdam at the RAI Convention Center,
February 4-6, 2014, at the Asheridge / Teleste stand (5-S112).

The echoBox Wi-Fi combines multiple home networking connections - Wi-Fi,
Ethernet and MoCA - into its slim design as well as adds a four-port Ethernet
hub and Wi-Fi hotspot to the standard single port MoCA adapter. As a media hub
offering Wi-Fi extension, consumers can connect all of their devices into one
area; get a local hotspot for maximum performance from tablets and mobile
devices; extend the range of the Wi-Fi network throughout the home and give
wired Ethernet connectivity to laptops, printers and the NAS drive for home
media streaming. By leveraging the power of Entropic's MoCA technology, the
echoBox Wi-Fi can ensure a stable home networking backbone for seamless whole-
home content distribution - no matter how many people are connected to the home
network, or what each device is doing on the network.

"The strength of Entropic's MoCA technology trumps that of competitive
technologies; offering tremendous benefits for any type of home network
installation," said Jason Dando, product manager at Teleste. "Our new Entropic-
based echoBox Wi-Fi adapter gives rise to a new type of device, where we no
longer need a direct connection between the main router / modem and the MoCA
network because our new adapter can even make a wireless bridge between the two
systems."

"Asheridge / Teleste continues to innovate when it comes to making home
networking easy," said Al Servati, vice president, Marketing, Entropic. "Our
MoCA technology embedded in the new echoBox Wi-Fi adapter enables consumers to
finally create a true and uninterrupted whole-home network to access all of
their high-quality multimedia content stored inside the home and in the cloud.
This unique product also allows for consumers to connect their new games
consoles, such as the PS4 and Xbox One, to the cloud using a wired coax
backbone."

Simple Plug-and Play Set-Up

The echoBox Wi-Fi adapter uses a simple plug-and-play connection to a standard
Ethernet router and the in-home coax network. It enables two or more units, with
a maximum of 16 devices, to be connected on the same coax network. Setting up
the Wi-Fi is also easy as consumers simply connect the device into the existing
router with the supplied Ethernet cable, configure the device by typing the
default address into a web browser on the consumer's laptop or tablet and follow
the onscreen wizard.

Availability

The echoBox Wi-Fi adapter is currently available from Asheridge / Teleste.

About Teleste

Teleste is an international technology company that develops and offers video
and broadband technologies and related services. Our core business is video -
image and data processing, transfer and management. Our business is divided into
two divisions, which are Video and Broadband Solutions and Network Services. In
both areas, we rank among the world's leading companies and technological
forerunners. In 2012, Teleste's net sales totaled EUR 194 million, and the
company employed more than 1,300 people. Headquartered in Finland, Teleste runs
a worldwide network of offices. The company is listed on the NASDAQ OMX Helsinki
Ltd. For more information, please visit www.teleste.com and follow @telestecorp
on Twitter.

About Entropic

Entropic(TM) (Nasdaq:ENTR) is a world leader in semiconductor solutions for the
connected home. The Company transforms how traditional HDTV broadcast and IP-
based streaming video content is seamlessly, reliably, and securely delivered,
processed, and distributed into and throughout the home. Entropic's next-
generation Set-top Box (STB) System-on-a-Chip (SoC) and Connectivity solutions
enable Pay-TV operators to offer consumers more captivating whole-home
entertainment experiences by transforming the way digital entertainment is
delivered, connected and consumed - in the home and on the go. For more
information, please visit Entropic at: www.entropic.com, read our blog Entropic
Topics, or get social with us at @Entropic_News, or on Facebook, Google+,
YouTube and LinkedIn.

The Entropic logo is available at
http://www.globenewswire.com/newsroom/prs/?pkgid=4255

Forward Looking Statements:

Statements in this press release that are not strictly historical in nature
constitute "forward-looking statements" within the meaning of the Private
Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Such statements include, but are not
limited to, statements regarding Entropic's MoCA technologies, their related
prospects and their role in the future of connected home entertainment. Such
forward-looking statements involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties and
other factors which may cause Entropic's actual results to be materially
different from historical results or from any results expressed or implied by
such forward-looking statements. These factors include, but are not limited to,
competition, risks associated with Entropic's dependence on a limited number of
customers and suppliers, technology risks, the risk that the market for HD video
and multimedia content delivery solutions may not develop as Entropic
anticipates and other factors discussed in the "Risk Factors" section of
Entropic's Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q for the quarter ended September
30, 2013. All forward-looking statements are qualified in their entirety by this
cautionary statement. Entropic is providing this information as of the date of
this release and does not undertake any obligation to update any forward-looking
statements contained in this release as a result of new information, future
events or otherwise.

Copyright© 2014 Entropic. All rights reserved. All other product or company
names mentioned are used for identification purposes only and may be trademarks
of their respective owners.

CONTACT: Entropic Investor Contact:
         Debra Hart
         +1 858-768-3852
         debra.hart@entropic.com

         Entropic Media/Industry Analyst Contact:
         Chris Fallon
         +1 858-768-3827
         chris.fallon@entropic.com

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