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D-Link Selects DSP Group's DECT / VoIP Single-Chip Solution for Its Next-Generation Digital Home Telephony Products

SAN JOSE, Calif., June 16, 2009 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- DSP Group, Inc.(tm) (Nasdaq:DSPG), a leading global provider of wireless chipset solutions for converged communications at home, announced today that D-Link Corporation, the end-to-end networking solutions provider for consumer and business, has chosen DSP Group's XvoiP Vega Firebird (PNX8181) system-on-a-chip (SoC) solution to drive its next-generation VoIP products. The VoIP solution will enable D-Link to develop an array of feature-rich cordless-over-IP (CoIP) digital home telephony products for usage across the globe.

Leveraging DSP Group's leadership and experience in DECT and VoIP communications, the comprehensive, fully integrated solution features a high-performance ARM926EJ-S(tm) baseband processor based on Real(tm) DSP architecture, CAT-iq connectivity, audio quality enhancement, low power usage, and near-zero radiation. Cost-optimized for VoIP and DECT (DECT/DECT6.0/CAT-iq) cordless and corded applications, the XvoiP Vega Firebird solution minimizes development time and reduces cost and risk for VoIP device manufacturers worldwide.

"The popularity of IP-centric devices in the home continues to grow through increased usage of IP phones, WLAN routers, surveillance cameras, tablets and IPTV," said Kevin Chen, Senior Manager of D-Link. "By deploying DSP Group's XvoiP Vega Firebird in our dual-mode IP/DECT phone solution -- which combines traditional telephony services and a PC-less IP phone with our VoIP capabilities -- we expect to take full advantage of this market trend."

"DSP Group is pleased that D-Link has chosen our exclusive cordless IP telephony offering," said Ofer Elyakim, Senior Vice President and East Asia President of DSP Group. "The cooperation in the development of this project further strengthens our successful partnership with D-Link. In addition, it underscores DSP Group's leadership position in DECT, which helped drive the development of the XvoiP Vega Firebird. Combining wireless voice communications with IP connectivity and multimedia processing, this unique system-on-a-chip solution helps bring high-quality, affordable devices to the digital home, and will enable both companies to make a greater impact on the highly-evolving VoIP market."

About D-Link

D-Link is a global leader in connectivity for small, medium and large enterprise business networking. The company is an award-winning designer, developer and manufacturer of networking, broadband, digital electronics, voice and data communications solutions for the digital home, small office/home office (SOHO), small-to-medium business (SMB), and workgroup-to-enterprise environments. With millions of networking and connectivity products manufactured and shipped, D-Link is a dominant market participant and price/performance leader in the networking and communications market. For more information, visit

About DSP Group

DSP Group, Inc. (Nasdaq:DSPG) is a leading global provider of wireless chipset solutions for converged communications at home. Delivering system solutions that combine semiconductors and software with reference designs, DSP Group enables world-leading consumer electronics (CE) manufacturers to cost-effectively develop innovative revenue-generating applications with fast time to market. At the forefront of wireless semiconductor development and operational excellence for over two decades, DSP Group provides a broad portfolio of chipsets integrating DECT, Wi-Fi, PSTN and VoIP/CoIP technologies with state-of-the-art application processors. Enabling converged voice, audio, video and data connectivity across diverse consumer products - from cordless and VoIP phones to home gateways and infotainment centers - DSP Group proactively partners with CE manufacturers to shape the future of residential converged communications. For more information, visit

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