Press Release

Broadcom Introduces New Cost-efficient Routers with ADSL and VDSL2

Single-chip Device Delivers Advanced DSL Speeds to Emerging Markets

LAS VEGAS, Jan. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- 2014 CES International

News Highlights:

  • Entry-level SoC for emerging markets built on Broadcom's depth of experience in xDSL and home networking
  • Enables telcos to deliver high-access date rates at reduced customer premises equipment (CPE) cost
  • Includes traditional ADSL2+ and field-proven VDSL2 technology for advanced broadband support

Broadcom Corporation (NASDAQ: BRCM), a global innovation leader in semiconductor solutions for wired and wireless communications, today announced  a new entry-level xDSL system-on-a-chip (SoC) for  residential gateways that delivers higher access data rates to consumers while reducing CPE cost for xDSL service providers. The single-chip BCM63381 integrates Broadcom's widely-deployed ADSL and VDSL2 supporting G.vector technology, fast Ethernet switch and a PCI-e interface for connectivity to Wi-Fi silicon in cost-effective residential gateways that deliver both wired and wireless Internet access to consumers. Visit Broadcom's 2014 Consumer Electronics Show (CES) site to learn more at www.connectingeverything.com

"VDSL2 technology has been widely deployed by global telcos to deliver premium access data rates to subscribers," said Greg Fischer, Broadcom Vice President and General Manager, Broadband Carrier Access.  "With the BCM63381, Broadcom has leveraged our best-in-class IP and engineering to combine ADSL and VDSL2 technology into an entry-level single-chip device that satisfies carrier needs to maintain costs, while also delivering faster broadband access and networking to residential customers."

Consumers increasingly require both wired and wireless connectivity for their home devices. Broadcom's 28 nanometer (nm) BCM63381 device is engineered to combine multiple home networking technologies and widely deployed software solutions from Broadcom in a single integrated platform.  With a USB interface, integrated Broadcom Ethernet switch and a PCI-e interface for external Wi-Fi, Broadcom is delivering a solution for global telcos whose adoption has been limited to ADSL2+ up to now, providing residential customers with the broadband connectivity speed afforded by VDSL2.

Availability
The Broadcom® BCM63381 is currently sampling.

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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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