|Type||Public (NYSE: MXL)|
|Founders||Dr. Kishore Seendripu
Dr. Curtis Ling
|Headquarters||Carlsbad, California, U.S.|
|Key people||Kishore Seendripu, Chairman and CEO
Curtis Ling CTO
|Products||Broadband mixed-signal semiconductors|
MaxLinear is a New York Stock Exchange-traded company (NYSE:MXL) that provides highly integrated radio-frequency (RF) analog and mixed-signal semiconductor solutions for broadband communications applications.
Founded in 2003, the company held an initial public offering on March 23, 2010.
MaxLinear's products enable the reception of broadband data and video content in a wide range of electronic devices, including cable and terrestrial digital set-top boxes, DOCSIS 3.0 voice and data cable modems, digital televisions, personal computers, netbooks and in-vehicle entertainment devices.
The company designs its analog and mixed-signal circuits in standard CMOS process technology for low-cost manufacturing. A "fabless" company, it uses outside chipmaking facilities, known as foundries or fabs, to manufacture its chips, and sells its products to original equipment manufacturers (OEMs), module makers and original design manufacturers (ODMs).
Since its founding, it has sold more than 200 million chips.
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