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Friendly Technologies TR-069 Solution Selected by Sigma Designs

By integrating Friendly’s products into their HomePlug® platform, Sigma Designs can provide remote management in the Connected Home.

Ramat-Gan, Israel (January 6th, 2014) Friendly Technologies, a leading provider of optimized device management solutions for fixed and mobile operators, announced the full integration of Friendly’s system for TR-069 with Sigma Design’s HomePlug AV(HPAV) & Friendly Technologies will enable Sigma Designs a world leader in connected media platforms to offer better service by maintaining remote support for all the HomePlug or products in the home, including zero-touch provisioning, monitoring, reset capabilities and product upgrades.

HomePlug, a powerline communication technology, allows customers to establish a cost-effective home network with high QoS using existing electrical wiring as the communication medium. Using HPAV, the Connected Home has a robust networking topology in which electrical wires can be used to distribute broadband Internet, HD video, digital music, and smart energy applications.

“We’re excited about this innovative partnership with Sigma Designs, which leverages Friendly’s TR-069 know-how to bring a new level of smart control to the Connected Home,” said Mr. Nir Ezer, VP Sales & Marketing at Friendly Technologies. “This partnership is yet another proof of our capabilities in this developing market.”

“Sigma Designs’ HomePlug AV is an industry-leading solution for home entertainment, control, connectivity, and converging multimedia delivery ─ offering simplified home network deployment over existing powerline. We’re delighted to integrate (HPAV) with Friendly’s field-proven solutions, bringing better QoS and ease of use to our customers,” said Gabi Hilevitz, Sigma Designs’ Vice President and General Manager Connectivity Business Unit.

About Sigma Designs, Inc.

Sigma Designs, Inc. (NASDAQ: SIGM) is a world leader in connected media platforms. The company designs and builds the essential semiconductor technologies that serve as the foundation for the world’s leading IPTV set-top boxes, digital televisions, connected media players, residential gateways, home control systems, and

About Friendly Technologies

Friendly Technologies provides optimized device management and customer experience solutions for fixed and mobile operators. Our Friendly solutions streamline and simplify the entire broadband service life cycle, enabling operators to gain higher customer satisfaction while reducing operational costs.