Press Release

Broadcom's DOCSIS®-based EoC Cable Architecture Solution Accelerates Deployment of DOCSIS-based Technology Throughout China

Now Certified by SARFT, DOCSIS-based Broadband Technology Brings Delivery of Fast, Reliable and Interactive Triple Play Services to Subscribers

HANGZHOU, China, Oct. 31, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- International Coverage and Transmission Conference (ICTC) --

News Highlights:

  • Supports China's Next Generation Broadcasting initiative — the convergence of TV, broadband and telecom
  • Brings interoperability and quality of service to cable TV and broadband Chinese consumers
  • Drives new services and applications including IPTV

Broadcom Corporation (NASDAQ: BRCM), a global innovation leader in semiconductor solutions for wired and wireless communications, today announced that its DOCSIS-based Ethernet over Coax (EoC) cable architecture features C-DOCSIS standard support that is certified by SARFT, (State Administration of Radio, Film and Television), the Chinese government agency overseeing broadcasting.  Field-tested and deployed by top Chinese operators, Broadcom's technology supports 1 gigabit per second (Gbps) broadband speeds to deliver reliable, fast and interactive triple play services in China and pave the way for new applications like IPTV.  Visit www.broadcom.com to learn more.

Broadcom will be hosting a press conference at this week's ICTC show in Hangzhou and will also be demonstrating its DOCSIS-based EoC technology that is compliant with the NGB access standard from SARFT in booth #A6.

Product Details

Broadcom's DOCSIS-based EoC cable architecture is a complete chipset and software solution that includes Coax Media Converter (CMC), DOCSIS 2.0 and 3.0 cable modem, and set-top box (STB) SoC solutions.  Broadcom's complete solution leverages its latest family of 10G EPON Optical Line Terminal (OLT) products in addition to Broadcom's family of GPON chipsets as well as employing DOCSIS-based technology as part of a customized "final 100 meter' solution."

Availability

Broadcom is now shipping its 1Gbps DOCSIS-based EoC cable architecture solution, compliant with the C-DOCSIS standard, certified by SARFT.

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Quotes:

Zhang Changli, President of Research Institute, Wasu Digital TV Media Group

"As the largest cable operator in Hangzhou with over 1.8 million cable TV subscribers, Broadcom's C-DOCSIS technology allows us to upgrade our networks with standardized solutions that bring new advanced voice, video and data services to our subscribers."

Shentu Meiliang, Executive President, Hangzhou Lancable Technology, Ltd

"As a close partner, we are using Broadcom's solution to develop new NGB-oriented products for WASU.  Lancable has a long-term commitment to the field of radio and television, and we are excited to work with Broadcom to provide operators with a full range of system solutions that illustrate our technical leadership and service excellence in high-tech products."

RU JiGang, General Manager of TopVision, Sumavision:

"As a leading provider of video delivery products based on Broadcom's high performance and standardized technology, we are deploying video delivery solutions that power the convergence and deployment of fast, reliable and interactive triple play services in China." 

Tim Ti, Senior Vice President of R&D, UTStarcom Telecom Co. Ltd

"The technology based on the C-DOCSIS standard is the preferred technology of coaxial access network, and an ideal solution of broadband access of HFC network. Closely cooperating with Broadcom, we have deployed products in one of the key cable operators in China for a trial run, and provided more than 8Mbps downstream bandwidth services to subscribers."

Mr. Zhu Yongxing, Vice President & General Manager of Fixed Network Group, ZTE

"By leveraging existing EPON standards with the C-DOCSIS specification for high-quality video distribution, Broadcom's complete DOCSIS-based EoC solutions provide a cost-effective way to transition China's infrastructure to enable network convergence."  

Mr. Han Yufa, General Manager of Access Network, Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.

"Through close cooperation with Broadcom, Huawei provides the most innovative cable access solution to Global MSOs. In the fast developing China NGB construction, Huawei is now helping our customers to deploy high quality service and cost-effective cable access technology which brings the best service experience to end users."

Dan Marotta, Broadcom's Executive Vice President and General Manager, Broadband Communications Group

"We are pleased to work with leading manufacturers and service providers in China to accelerate China's NGB initiative.  With the release of C-DOCSIS as an NGB access standard from SARFT, Broadcom's DOCSIS-based EoC technology enables China's cable operators to accelerate the delivery of triple play services to Chinese subscribers."

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 www.broadcom.com.

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