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TMCNet:  Ikanos Hosts Broadband Industry Innovators to Forecast What's Next for the Connected Home

[January 07, 2013]

Ikanos Hosts Broadband Industry Innovators to Forecast What's Next for the Connected Home

FREMONT, CA, Jan 07, 2013 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) -- Ikanos Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ: IKAN), a leading provider of advanced broadband semiconductor and software products for the digital home, today announced a special event, the Broadband Access Roundtable, that will feature industry experts in forecasting the drivers for high-speed broadband access in the connected home. The roundtable will draw pundits and innovators from global carriers, content providers, industry analysts, and solution providers.


Participants in the private roundtable, to be held January 10 at the Wynn Hotel in Las Vegas, will address the question, "What is driving the need for high-speed broadband access, and how will higher broadband speeds be used " Attention will focus on three topics: -- What will be the chief drivers of demand for higher data rates -- What new digital services in the home will be developed and become mainstream -- How have past data-rate increases been adopted to enable new services, and what is the projection for broadband beyond 200Mbps Industry leaders in the roundtable include: -- Peter Vandenengel, Director of Customer Premise Equipment, Bell Canada -- Sam Heidari, CEO, Quantenna Communications -- Tuncay Cil, SVP of Business Development, ASSIA -- Bob Tynan, Strategic PLM for Service Provider Video and Data CPE, Cisco -- Thomas Engdahl, President and CEO, Magic Ruby -- Lee Ratliff, Principal Analyst, Broadband and Digital Home, IHS iSuppli The discussion will be moderated by Bill McDonald, Director, Carrier Development and Relations, Ikanos.

The Ikanos-sponsored roundtable will take place during the Consumer Electronics Show. Details: -- Location: Wynn Las Vegas Resort Hotel -- Date and time: January 10, 2013, 6:00-8:00pm -- Reservations: Contact Gisell Navarro, gnavarro@ikanos.com, (510) 438-6231 For further information, contact Bill McDonald, bmcdonald@ikanos.com, (510) 438-5434.

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.

Copyright 2013 Ikanos Communications, Inc. All Rights Reserved.

Ikanos Communications, Ikanos, the Ikanos logo, the Bandwidth without boundaries tagline, Fusiv, Ikanos Velocity and NodeScale Vectoring are among the trademarks or registered trademarks of Ikanos Communications. All other trademarks mentioned herein are properties of their respective holders.

Safe Harbor Statement under the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995 This press release contains forward-looking statements that are subject to risks and uncertainties concerning Ikanos Communications, including statements regarding our leadership position, outlook such as our expected revenue, gross profits, operating expenses, and the anticipated benefits of non-GAAP measures, our product testing and shipment, and anticipated benefits and acceptance of our products. Actual events or results may differ materially from those described in this document due to a number of risks and uncertainties. These potential risks and uncertainties include, but are not limited to, macroeconomic conditions which may cause our customers to defer purchasing plans, our ability to deliver full production releases of our newer products and the acceptance of those products by our customers, the continued demand by telecommunications service providers for specific xDSL semiconductor products, the failure of service providers to implement deployment plans on schedule or at all, our continued ability to obtain and deliver production volumes of new and current products and technologies, our ability to generate demand and close transactions for the sale of our products, our ability to develop commercially successful products as a result of our current research and development programs, our ability to successfully execute our restructuring plan, and unexpected future costs, expenses and financing requirements. In addition, for a more extensive discussion of such risks and uncertainties, which could cause actual results to differ from those contained in the forward-looking statements, see the section entitled "Risk Factors" in our Annual Report on Form 10-K for the fiscal year ended January 1, 2012 filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) on February 23, 2012 and our Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q for the fiscal quarter ended July 1, 2012 filed with the SEC on August 2, 2012, as well as other reports that Ikanos files from time to time with the SEC. Ikanos is under no obligation to update these forward-looking statements to reflect events or circumstances subsequent to the date of this press release.

Media Contacts Gary Good Trainer Communications (707) 837-1718 ikanos@trainercomm.com Arun Hiremath Ikanos (510) 438-6281 ahiremath@ikanos.com SOURCE: Ikanos mailto:ikanos@trainercomm.com mailto:ahiremath@ikanos.com

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