Ikanos’ new super chip

Ikanos, known for VDSL and VDSL2 chips, has introduced a new super chip, the Vx180, that has 2.7 GHz of processing power, and can handle most new services like Voice over Internet Protocol with relative ease. The chip, designed for a four-pla world supports VDSL2, ADSL2+, ADSL2, ADSL and VDSL standards, and supports IPTV and triple-play optimized features and can handle CPU-intensive features like 802.11n, MoCA and HomePNA. It is going to be used in next generation residential gateways, the company says.