Rockwell shipping V.90 56K modem chipsets

Rockwell Semiconductor Systems said yesterday that is has begun shipping its first ITU V.90-specification 56K modem client and central-site chipsets.

The chipsets include K56flex compatibility to give transition coverage. Rockwell claims its chipsets are at the heart of over 65 per cent of 56K Internet access modem ports, all of which are flash-upgradable to V.90.

The V.90 chipsets are available in desktop, mobile and central-site versions.