Microsemi Introduces New DOCSIS® 3.0 Voice-over-IP Solutions

Energy-efficient SLICs Enable Affordable VoIP Services

Jul 02, 2012, 07:00 ET from Microsemi Corporation

ALISO VIEJO, Calif., July 2, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Microsemi Corporation (Nasdaq: MSCC), a leading provider of semiconductor solutions differentiated by power, security, reliability and performance, today introduced two new subscriber line interface circuits (SLICs) for voice-over-broadband cable applications. The dual- and single-channel Le9540 and Le9541, respectively, offer industry-leading low-power consumption and include features that allow product developers to cost-effectively add voice capabilities to DOCSIS® and Euro-DOCSIS3.0 modems. The new SLICs are available in production quantities now.

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"Our new SLICs make VoIP service more affordable to deploy and operate by lowering bill-of-material and power consumption costs through a combination of unique features," said Jacques Issa, vice president of Microsemi's Voice and Power products group. "The communications market, including solutions for VoIP products, is a key focus for Microsemi. We will dedicate the resources required to further strengthen our portfolio and position in this segment."

The Le9540 and Le9541 are built on a high voltage process technology which is field-proven, with over 400 million lines successfully deployed worldwide. These two new SLIC devices are footprint compatible, allowing product developers to design multiple products for various markets based on a single platform. Additional features include:

  • Industry's smallest footprint and lowest power consumption SLICs;
  • Significantly lower bill of material cost;
  • Interface with leading DOCSIS and Euro-DOCSIS 3.0 cable gateway SoC;
  • Field-proven architecture that has been deployed globally; and
  • Compliant with European Commission's Code of Conduct on Data Center Energy Efficiency


Full data sheets and application notes are available to qualified customers. To learn how to become a qualified customer, please contact a local Microsemi sales representative.

About Microsemi
Microsemi Corporation (Nasdaq: MSCC) offers a comprehensive portfolio of semiconductor and system solutions for communications, defense and security, aerospace, as well as industrial and medical markets. Products include mixed-signal integrated circuits, SoCs and ASICS; programmable logic solutions; power management products; timing and voice processing devices; RF solutions; discrete components; and Power-over-Ethernet ICs and midspans. Microsemi is headquartered in Aliso Viejo, Calif., and has approximately 3,000 employees globally. Learn more at www.microsemi.com.

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