Parthus Technologies plc and DSP Group, Inc Confirm Discussions

Dublin, Ireland - March 15, 2002 - Parthus Technologies plc
(Nasdaq: PRTH, LSE: PRH) and DSP Group, Inc (Nasdaq: DSPG) confirmed today
that they are in preliminary discussions regarding a potential combination
of Parthus' business and DSP Group's intellectual property licensing

DSP Group had previously announced the contemplated spin-off of its IP
licensing business. DSP Group and Parthus also confirmed the discussions
do not involve an acquisition of Parthus by the DSP Group.

These discussions are at a preliminary stage at this time and do not
contemplate the payment of any premium in connection with the proposed


About DSP Group, Inc.

DSP Group, Inc., is a global leader in the development and
marketing of high-performance, cost-effective, licensable DSP cores. The
company's family of DSP cores provides ideal solutions for low-power,
cost-effective applications, such as cellular, broadband communications,
VoIP, multimedia, advanced telecommunications systems, disk-drive
controllers, and other types of embedded-control applications. By
combining its DSP core technologies with its proprietary, advanced
speech-processing algorithms, DSP Group also delivers a wide range of
enabling, application-specific integrated circuits for full-featured,
integrated-telephony products and applications, including spread spectrum
wireless technologies. DSP Group maintains an international presence with
offices located around the globe. More information about DSP Group is
available on its Web site at

About ParthusCeva, Inc.

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