Broadcom’s Whole-Home Connected Cable Platforms Address European Requirements
Highly Integrated Cable Platforms Combine Software, Connectivity, Energy Efficiency and Security Support to Enhance the Home Entertainment Experience
COLOGNE, Germany – ANGA Cable 2010 – May 4, 2010 – Broadcom Corporation (Nasdaq: BRCM), a global leader in semiconductors for wired and wireless communications, today announced highly integrated whole-home connected cable platforms that address European requirements for web-based software applications, connectivity, energy efficiency and security support.
The cable platforms will be showcased at this week’s ANGA Cable 2010 show in Broadcom’s connected home pavilion and include the Broadcom® BCM7420-based MoCA® 1.1 video media server (VMS) gateway system-on-a-chip (SoC) solution, the Broadcom BCM7408-based MoCA 1.1 IP client set-top box (STB) SoC solution and the Broadcom BCM3380-based 16-channel DOCSIS®/EuroDOCSIS™ 3.0 cable modem/eMTA (embedded multimedia terminal adapter) SoC solution. These cable platforms enable the deployment of a whole-home connected, energy efficient and secure entertainment experience.Highlights/Key Facts:
Dan Marotta, Executive Vice President & General Manager, Broadcom’s Broadband Communications Group
“Addressing European requirements for whole-home connectivity, energy efficiency and security, we’ve developed high performance and advanced cable platforms to accelerate the deployment of whole-home connected entertainment environments.”
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Important factors that may cause such a difference for Broadcom in connection with Broadcom connected home cable SoC solutions include, but are not limited to:
the rate at which our present and future customers and end-users adopt Broadcom's technologies and products in the markets for next generation set-top box applications;
delays in the adoption and acceptance of industry standards in those markets;
general economic and political conditions and specific conditions in the markets we address, including the volatility in the technology sector and semiconductor industry, trends in the broadband communications markets in various geographic regions, including seasonality in sales of consumer products into which our products are incorporated;
the timing of customer-industry qualification and certification of our products and the risks of non-qualification or non-certification; and
the timing, rescheduling or cancellation of significant customer orders and our ability, as well as the ability of our customers, to manage inventory.
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