CopperGate Buys Conexant’s HomePlug AV Biz

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Tim Higgins

CopperGate acquired the HomePlug AV business from Conexant including all relevant power line technology and silicon products, related patents, appropriate licenses, and requisite personnel. Former Conexant employees will become part of the CopperGate team and will expand the company’s R&D initiatives in Southern California. The terms of the deal were not disclosed.

CopperGate has been the primary provider of HomePNA-compliant chipsets and says it remains "strongly committed" to the HomePNA standard.

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