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Pulse Joins the Multimedia over Coax Alliance

Developing series of MoCA compliant products

San Diego, Calif. – June 7, 2006 – Pulse®, a Technitrol Company (NYSE: TNL) and a worldwide leader in electronic component design and manufacturing, announced they have joined the Multimedia over Coax Alliance (MoCA®) and will introduce a series of RF diplexers, filters, and network interface devices to help enable home networking of digital entertainment between MoCA devices. 

MoCA provides specifications and certifies products that allow broadband home networks to distribute digital entertainment throughout a home using existing wiring and without truck rolls.  The technology underlying MoCA provides the vital elements necessary to distribute HDTV and DVD-quality digital entertainment throughout the home with high speed (270 Mbps), high quality of service (QoS), security through packet level privacy encryption, and the innate security and reliability of a shielded, wired connection.

“MoCA is pleased to welcome Pulse into the Alliance,” said Ladd Wardani, president of MoCA. 
“Pulse and MoCA mutually benefit as Pulse helps fill out the components portion of the complete MoCA ecosystem and participates in what is already becoming the de facto standard for wired home networking.”

“For many years Pulse has created products using the RF frequencies and magnetics now being addressed by companies in MoCA,” said Fred Roden, senior product manager for the Pulse Telecom Division.  “It seems only natural for Pulse to join MoCA and add its expertise to develop digital entertainment networks for home communications.”

About MoCA

The Multimedia over Coax Alliance (MoCA®) is an open, industry driven initiative promoting distribution of digital video and entertainment through existing coaxial cable in the home. MoCA technology provides the backbone for whole home entertainment networks of multiple wired and wireless products.  MoCA’s Board of Directors include Comcast (NASDAQ: CMCSA, CMCSK), Cox Communications, EchoStar (NASDAQ: DISH), Entropic Communications, Linksys, a division of Cisco, (NASDAQ: CSCO), Motorola (NYSE: MOT), Panasonic (NYSE: MC), Radio Shack (NYSE: RSH), Toshiba and Verizon (NYSE: VZ).  Please visit for more information and how to join.

About Pulse
Headquartered in San Diego, California, Pulse, a Technitrol (NYSE: TNL) Company, is one of the largest magnetic component manufacturers in the world.  Pulse primarily serves OEMs in the data networking, telecommunications, high-speed Internet access, power conversion, and military/aerospace and consumer electronics industries.  Pulse’s expertise in interference (noise) reduction, miniaturization, power management, and signal conversion is well-recognized.  In addition to offering an extensive line of custom and standard magnetics, Pulse designs and manufactures connectors and antennas for commercial and consumer electronics as well as electronic coils for the automotive market.  As an ISO 9000-2000 registered manufacturer, Pulse is fully engaged in joint development programs with key customers to ensure they receive high-performance, high-quality, and high-reliability products at competitive prices.  Pulse is a member of and actively participates in IEEE, ATIS, ETSI, the DSL Forum, the San Diego Telecom Council, and MoCA.

For more information on Pulse’s Telecom products, please email or visit the Pulse website at

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Roberta Silverstein
Gelphman Associates