Mobile World Congress 2012

Mobile. Redefined.

"Mobile" no longer means just cell phones. Today, it's about enabling the mobile lifestyle with content and connectivity when and where people want it.

Mobile World Congress 2012 will celebrate the state of mobile and offer a glimpse into where mobile has the potential to go next.

Broadcom is redefining the mobile experience with simplified connectivity solutions and complete platforms for handsets, tablets and a robust mobile network at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona.

Learn more about Broadcom's three big areas of focus for the show and stay tuned for new product announcements.

MWC Announcements

Broadcom NFC Innovation Wins Product of the Year in EETimes-China's Annual Creativity in Electronics (ACE) Awards Program

February 27, 2012

Breakthrough NFC Chip Recognized by Chinese Engineers for Driving Next Generation of Mobile Payments and Consumer Electronic Connectivity

Broadcom Introduces New Platforms Optimized for Android 'Ice Cream Sandwich' Smartphones

February 27, 2012

Single and Dual Core Processors with VideoCore® Technology Provide Premium Android Experience

Broadcom Opens Mobile World Congress with World's Most Complete Small Cell Backhaul Switch Solution

February 27, 2012

Accelerates Roll-Out of High Bandwidth Indoor and Outdoor Wireless Networks

New Combo Chips from Broadcom Accelerate Transition to Dual-Band Wi-Fi for Mainstream Smartphones and Tablets

February 15, 2012

802.11n Dual-Band Wireless Connectivity Meets the Needs of Mainstream Devices as Performance Products Move to 5G WiFi

Broadcom Extends 5G WiFi Leadership with New 802.11ac Chips for Enterprise and Wireless Cloud Networks

February 13, 2012

World's First 5G WiFi SoC for Enterprise Enables Fastest On-the-Go Gigabit Connectivity for PCs, Netbooks, Tablets and Smartphones

Broadcom Introduces World's First Microwave Outdoor Unit on a Chip

February 6, 2012

Delivers Unparalleled Performance and Integration to Microwave Backhaul

Simplified Connectivity

With more devices in more places, Broadcom's broad portfolio of connectivity solutions aim to simplify and streamline how devices perform at home, at work and on the go. From 5G WiFi, which powers the world's fastest, most reliable wireless coverage on the new 802.11ac standard, to easy pairing with Near Field Communications technology, Broadcom enables seamless connectivity for next generation tablets and smartphones.

5G WiFi

See how Broadcom delivers the world's fastest, most reliable wireless coverage with the 5th generation of Wi-Fi based on the 802.11ac standard.

NFC in Your Living Room

See how Broadcom's Near Field Communication technology simplifies connectivity between a mobile phone, Bluetooth headset and a connected TV.

Mobile Lifestyles

As applications and video downloads increase exponentially, new features such as mobile payments, streaming media and enhanced navigation increasingly drive smartphones' status as the fastest-growing segment of the mobile phone market. Broadcom will showcase new 3G platforms that deliver premium user experience in performance and mass market devices, enabling these features with the best combination of price and performance in the industry.

New Smartphone Platforms

Broadcom's smartphone platforms optimized for the new Android 4.0 "Ice Cream Sandwich" operating system feature single and dual core A9 processing, stunning graphics and the most advanced Android user experience yet.

Mobile Network

As the number of connected devices continues to increase, mobile data traffic is expected to grow 18-fold between 2011 and 2016, according to the latest Cisco Mobile Internet Traffic report. Broadcom is at the forefront of developing the latest technologies for the mobile network, with the industry's broadest portfolio of innovative end-to-end solutions.

World's First Microwave Outdoor Unit on a Chip

Video demonstration of high capacity microwave backhaul performance that shows how using Broadcom's baseband, networking and RF SoCs empower backhaul traffic delivery.

World's Most Complete Small Cell Backhaul Solution

Highly-integrated Carrier Ethernet switch silicon for high-bandwidth mobile backhaul.