MaxLinear Wins Hitron

Carlsbad-based RF and mixed signal IC provider MaxLinear has scored a design win with telecommunications networking company Hitron Technologies, saying that Hitron is using its chips for a new family of DOCSIS products. MaxLinear said Hitron is using its MxL268 Full-Spectrum Capture (FSC) 32-channel digital cable front-end receiver and the MxL231 programmable gain amplifier (PGA) as part of a new family of products for the cable market. Expected shipment volumes and financial impact of the win were not announced.