CyberTAN to begin shipping GEPON home gateway products in 2Q08

CyberTAN Technology will begin shipping GEPON (gigabit Ethernet passive optical network)-enabled home gateway products in the second quarter of this year, targeting Japan and China as well as emerging markets, according to company sources.
CyberTAN’s home gateway products, which are built using GEPON chips coming from Teknovus, support VoIP, NAT (network address translation), IPTV and HD video transmission, the sources noted.
In view of the fast FTTH (fiber to the home) deployments in Japan and China, the company decided to initially focus its marketing efforts for the GEPON products in these two markets, added the sources

CyberTAN to showcase built-in WiMAX modules for UMPCs and MIDs

CyberTAN Technology plans to showcase a series of WiMAX products, including built-in WiMAX modules for UMPCs (ultra-mobile PCs) and MIDs (mobile Internet devices), at Computex Taipei 2008, according to the company.

The company will also display other WiMAX modules for handheld devices, WiMAX CF cards, WiMAX network cards and household-use WiMAX routers and gateways, according to CyberTAN.

The company is now in talks with a number of UMPC and MID makers for cooperation and the company expects built-in WiMAX modules to be a growth driver of its revenues in 2008, the company stated.

In addition to the WiMAX modules, the production of built-in WLAN modules for a leading Japanese gaming console maker will continue to contribute significantly to CyberTAN’s total revenues this year, indicated market sources.