Jungo's Gateway Selected to Power TMT's Coaxial Home Networking Systems

4/9/2003 - Jungo® Software Technologies, Inc., a leading provider of residential gateway software, announced that TMT Ltd. has chosen OpenRGTM, Jungo's CableHomeTM-based residential gateway software suite, to power HomeRANTM and CableRANTM, TMT's coaxial networking systems for homes and Multi-Dwelling Units (MDUs) / Multi-Tenant Units (MTUs).

The HomeRAN and CableRAN systems both consist of a gateway and numerous outlets, which together utilize existing coaxial TV infrastructure to provide broadband home/MDU/MTU networking. The gateways convert Ethernet to coax and therefore provide an interface between any broadband access device (cable modem, DSL, ISDN, STB, fiber terminal, etc.) and a coaxial infrastructure. The outlets, which are distributed throughout the home/MDU/MTU, replace ordinary TV sockets with Ethernet and USB sockets and transform the coaxial TV infrastructure into an IP network.

By integrating OpenRG into the HomeRAN and CableRAN coaxial networking systems, TMT was able to develop CableHome-based systems and benefit from a choice of broadband applications, an optimized Linux operating system, communication protocol stacks and remote management capabilities. In addition, by using Jungo software tailored for Intel's development platform, TMT was able to smoothly port their design onto an Intel(R) IXP425 network processor, and as a result reduce their Bill of Materials (BOM) and software costs prior to production.

"The availability of OpenRG on the Intel IXP425 network processor allows broadband CPE manufacturers like TMT to rapidly bring to market gateways that are feature-rich and easy to design," said Nick Finamore, general manager Intel Network Processor Division.

Commenting on his company's choice of residential gateway software, David Cohen, CEO of TMT, said: "By integrating OpenRG into HomeRAN and CableRAN, we were able to bring to market a CableHomeTM-based solution and achieve significant cost-reduction. In addition, due to the remote management and upgrade capabilities in OpenRG, we will be able to provide our customers with a future-proof solution to which additional features can be added with market demand."

OpenRG's range of broadband applications includes a Stateful Packet Inspection Firewall certified by ICSA Labs, a division of TruSecure Corporation, Virtual Private Networking (VPN), Universal Plug and Play networking, remote management (web and SNMP based) and remote upgrade capabilities.

"TMT's solution allows service providers to maximize existing coaxial infrastructure and generate new revenues from managed home networking services, without having to undertake large infrastructure investments," said Udi Yuhjtman, VP business development at Jungo. "We look forward to seeing TMT's systems deployed to provide broadband users with an easy-to-install home and MDU/MTU networking solution."

Pricing and Availability
OpenRG software is available now and can be licensed from Jungo. For more information, please contact Jungo at openrg@jungo.com

HomeRANTM and CableRANTM are available now. For more information, please contact TMT at marketing@tmt3.com

About TMT
TMT is a technology and system vendor focusing on providing data and entertainment networking solutions that seamlessly integrate into the existing coaxial cable TV infrastructure. TMT offers CableRANTM access and network system for multiple dwelling units (MDU) and HomeRANTM coaxial CableHomeTM-based home networking solution by utilizing its Data over Coax (DoC) Technology ASICs for data communications over existing TV coax. Find more about TMT at: www.tmt3.com

About Jungo
Jungo Software Technologies is a leading supplier of residential gateway software solutions, driver development tools and hardware access applications. Jungo offers integrated reference designs with several of the most influential global silicon vendors, enabling its customers to simplify device development cycles, improve performance and accelerate time to market. Jungo is a privately held company with corporate offices in San Jose, California, sales and support offices in Taiwan and an R&D center in Israel. Founded in 1998, Jungo's investors include TeleSoft Partners, Infineon Ventures and Intel Communications Fund.

Jungo and OpenRG are trademarks of Jungo Software Technologies Inc. Third millennium Technologies (TMT), CableRAN and HomeRAN are trademarks of TMT Ltd. CableHome is a trademark of Cable Television Laboratories, Inc.

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