MaxLinear Wins Taiwanese Set-Top Box Maker

Carlsbad-based radio frequency and mixed signal integrated circuits supplier MaxLinear reported over the weekend that one if its chips have been selected by Zinwell, a TV set-top box manufacturer in Taiwan. Maxlinear said that its DVB-S/S2 receiver chip has been selected by Zinwell for a new family of satellite TV home media gateways. Shipment volumes and expected financial impact of the design win was not announced. Zinwell supplies its systems into the Asian and European markets.