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Broadcom's 5G WiFi Chip Family Wins Mobile Excellence Award

Company's Breakthrough Wireless Innovation Continues to Gain Industry Recognition

IRVINE, Calif., Oct. 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Broadcom Corporation (NASDAQ: BRCM), a global innovation leader in semiconductor solutions for wired and wireless communications, today announced that its family of 5G WiFi chips (based on the IEEE 802.11ac standard) won a Mobile Excellence Award. For more news, visit Broadcom's Newsroom.


Broadcom's 5G WiFi solutions address the increased reliance on wireless networks and growing demand for more reliable connectivity. 5G WiFi is three times faster and up to six times more power efficient than previous generations of Wi-Fi. Products powered by 5G WiFi provide broader coverage and allow consumers to experience faster video streaming and connect multiple devices simultaneously all while extending battery life. For more information, please visit

The Mobile Excellence Awards program honors the "best of the best" in mobile and represents all walks of the mobile ecosystem from start-ups, studios, content providers, entertainment, entities, sports, apps and handsets, brands and more. The award winners were announced during a ceremony in Marina del Rey, California on October 17.  For more information on the program, please visit

"We're honored to be among some of the top brands and companies being recognized. 5G WiFi is one of the most significant wireless innovations of the year and continues to gain tremendous traction across our broad customer base. We've already seen many product launches in the router and PC segments and expect to see the continued rollout of smartphones, tablets and digital TVs into the first half of 2013. We're thrilled to be in a leadership position where we're driving awareness and adoption of the technology across the entire ecosystem." Michael Hurlston, Sr. Vice President & General Manager, Wireless Connectivity Combo Group

About Broadcom
Broadcom Corporation (NASDAQ: BRCM), a FORTUNE 500® company, is a global leader and innovator in semiconductor solutions for wired and wireless communications. Broadcom® products seamlessly deliver voice, video, data and multimedia connectivity in the home, office and mobile environments.  With the industry's broadest portfolio of state-of-the-art system-on-a-chip and embedded software solutions, Broadcom is changing the world by connecting everything®. For more information, go to

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