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Intel To Buy Lantiq, Get Ready For Smart Gateways

Intel Corp. agrees to buy Lantiq, a Munich, Germany-based supplier of broadband access and home networking technologies.

MADISON, Wis. — Intel Corp. announced a definitive agreement to buy Lantiq, a Munich, Germany-based supplier of broadband access and home networking technologies. Intel did not disclose the terms of acquisition.

By leveraging Lantiq — armed with extensive DSL solutions and a strong patent portfolio related to broadband communications, the Santa Clara, Calif.-based CPU giant hopes to put itself on the map for global broadband gateway business. Intel plans to expand the company’s current cable residential gateway business to others, including “DSL, Fiber, LTE, retail and IoT smart routers,” according to Intel.

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Lantiq’s presence in the broadband customer premises equipment (CPE) is believes to be particularly attractive to Intel, who wants to be in the market for next-generation gateways that connect a variety of devices and services at home.

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Former beat reporter, bureau chief, and editor in chief of EE Times, Junko Yoshida now spends a lot of her time covering the global electronics industry with a particular focus on China. Her beat has always been emerging technologies and business models that enable a new ... View Full Bio

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