Ikanos CEO to Present at CommunicAsia 2013 Conference

Broadband Leader to Sponsor and Chair Session on Future Broadband Infrastructure

FREMONT, Calif., June 11, 2013 – Ikanos Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ: IKAN), a leading provider of advanced broadband semiconductor and software products for the digital home, announced today that it will sponsor and chair the Future Broadband Infrastructures session and speak on broadband provisioning at CommunicAsia 2013, taking place June 18-21, 2013 in Singapore. Omid Tahernia, Ikanos CEO, will discuss the challenges of broadband provisioning and share his vision for addressing those challenges. Kourosh Amiri, Ikanos vice president of marketing, will chair the event and deliver the welcome address. Tahernia and Amiri will provide their perspectives on the Ikanos mission to help carriers accelerate the rollout of broadband technologies delivering 200Mbps and higher data rates to fuel the growth of high-bandwidth services and media-rich applications.  Ikanos will also showcase its latest innovation in broadband connectivity diagnostics and monitoring that enables a significant reduction in carrier operating expenses and delivers a superior consumer broadband experience.

Focus on Future Broadband Infrastructures
Attendees will learn how carriers, equipment providers, and technology providers are scoping a new vision for broadband access technology and services.

Panel Session Title:  Challenges of Broadband Provisioning
Panel Speaker: 
Omid Tahernia, CEO, Ikanos
Date:
  June 18, 2013
Time:
  5:00-5:40pm
Location:
  Marina Bay Sands, Singapore

Focus on Carrier OpEx Reduction and Customer QoE
CommunicAsia attendees will learn how Ikanos’ latest innovation will increase the accuracy of fault detection and diagnosis near and inside the home, which will help carriers streamline service calls, make smarter decisions about dispatching technicians to the home, and quickly identify and solve problems, resulting in reduced operating expenses and improved customer satisfaction and loyalty. Ikanos’ state-of-the-art chipsets and software for CO and CPE deployments, together with its industry-leading NodeScale™ vectoring technology, will enable carriers globally to deliver high-speed broadband service with an optimal consumer quality of experience (QoE).

Demo:  Diagnostics and Monitoring Tool for the Digital Home
Dates:
  June 18-21, 2013
Location:
  Marina Bay Sands, Singapore, Site 1G3-10

Ikanos panel sessions and demos will also highlight Ikanos’ complete suite of semiconductor and software products and services addressing the current and future broadband requirements of carriers, applications and subscribers.

CommunicAsia is Asia’s largest integrated information and communications technology event.  Exhibitors convene annually in Singapore to demonstrate the latest broadband services, mobile applications and innovations, next-generation connected services, and smartphones and devices.

For further information, contact Ikanos at www.ikanos.com.

About Ikanos Communications, Inc.
Ikanos Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ: IKAN) is a leading provider of advanced broadband semiconductor and software products for the digital home. The company’s broadband DSL, communications processors and other offerings power access infrastructure and customer premises equipment for many of the world’s leading network equipment manufacturers and telecommunications service providers. For more information, visit www.ikanos.com.

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