RAMAT GAN, Israel--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sckipio Technologies, the leader in G.fast modems, announced that the Global Semiconductor Alliance (GSA) has nominated Sckipio for its prestigious “Start-Up to Watch” award.
According to the GSA, Sckipio was nominated because of its, “potential to positively change the market, or the semiconductor industry in general, through the innovative use of semiconductor technology or a new application for semiconductor technology.”
Sckipio is the leading innovator in the G.fast, the new ultra-fast broadband access technology, which fundamentally changes how telecom service providers can affordably deliver 1Gbps Internet access to bandwidth-hungry customers. Sckipio was the first company to introduced a G.fast modem chipsets. Sckipio was also the first to demonstrate 16-port and 32-port Distribution Point Units, the first to run UHDTV content across G.fast, the first to demonstrate SDN running over G.fast (in partnership with AT&T), and the first to deliver 1Gbps at 300 meters – changing the dynamics of the broadband access market.
“Sckipio continues to push the envelope with G.fast semiconductor technology to provide better broadband access to people around the globe,” said David Baum, co-founder and CEO of Sckipio. “It is an honor to be selected as a nominee for the distinguished GSA Award.”
Sckipio was selected by GSA’s Private Awards Committee, which is comprised of members of the Emerging Company CEO Council, venture capitalists and select serial entrepreneurs in the industry.
The GSA Awards will be presented on December 10, 2015.
In addition, the company recently was named Best Fixed Broadband Access Solution at the Broadband World Forum in October.
Sckipio, the leader in G.fast, develops award-winning, standards-compliant G.fast modems used to enable ultra-broadband access and mobile backhaul. Sckipio partners with more than 30 companies globally on G.fast and is one of the leading contributors to the ITU-T standard. For more information about Sckipio, visit our website at www.sckipio.com. For more information, follow us on LinkedIn, SlideShare, and Twitter @SckipioTech.