MaxLinear Ships Satellite TV Chips

Carlsbad-based MaxLinear said this morning that it has begun volume production shipments of a family of devices for the satellite market. MaxLinear said it has started shipping volume on its MxL86x Full-Spectrum Capture systems-on-a-chip (SoC), which are used by satellite outdoor unit (ODUs). Those devices are used to send multiple, satellite television signals over a single coax cable to a home or apartment.