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Beijing Cycle Century Select Celeno Technology to Offer Smart, Managed Wi-Fi in Set-Top Boxes

Solution Ensures Superlative QoS and Best End User Wi-Fi Experience to Millions of Consumers and Strengthens Celeno’s Growing Presence in China

[Ra'anana, Israel - March 24th 2016 ]– Celeno Communications, the leading provider of smart, managed Wi-Fi solutions and major Beijing-based design house, Cycle Century (CCDT), today announced that Celeno’s high performance Wi-Fi technology has been selected to power Cycle Century’s next generation set-top boxes. The selection of Celeno’s chips and embedded OptimizAIR™ 2.0 Wi-Fi management software technology will allow Cycle Century to meet the growing demand for Video-on-Demand and OTT services to multiple screens and mobile devices throughout the home, while ensuring the highest levels of reliability and performance.

“We see China as one of our biggest markets in the coming years and so we are delighted to be offering our next-generation solutions to one of China’s leading design houses,” said Celeno’s Founder and CEO, Gilad Rozen. “This deal, because of our partner, the quality of our products and our rapidly expanding physical presence, helps to establish Celeno’s reputation as the leader of smart, managed Wi-Fi solutions and will enable the delivery of the best end-user Wi-Fi experience to homes of millions of Chinese citizens”.

Celeno’s smart Wi-Fi software technology OptimizAIR™ 2.0 will enable the virtualization and management of Wi-Fi resources, so that Wi-Fi capacity can be dynamically apportioned and provisioned to different devices, services and applications. It further enables them to offer new services and business models like homespots, IoT, home security and community Wi-Fi on different SSIDs with unprecedented reliability. The technology will also improve Quality of Service (QoS) and Quality of Experience (QoE), thus reducing service calls and operating expenses.

"With more connected devices per home and more services per device, consumer demands on home Wi-Fi are increasing exponentially, with wireless video being one of the biggest drains on bandwidth, says Mr. Li Deng Biao, Chairman and President at Cycle Century."Our customers have very high expectations of their Wi-Fi, and our partnership with Celeno allows us to meet their demands with new and exciting products offering a better wireless home solution”.

Celeno’s partnership with Cycle Century continues Celeno’s expanding presence in Asia, in particular in China. Over the past year Celeno has opened offices and established a presence in Beijing and Shanghai.
With its impressive economic growth coupled with the rapidly expanding needs of China’s connected consumers, China offers an unparalleled opportunity to meet demand and spur growth.