Downloads and Customer Support

Please select from the links below to download resources for the Broadcom product requested. For additional support regarding Broadcom-based products, please contact the manufacturer directly. Please note that Broadcom supplies chipsets to equipment manufacturers and cannot provide comprehensive support for our customers' products.

Support Topics

Product Security Center

Broadcom is dedicated to ensuring the security of our products. We're committed to rapidly addressing issues as they arise and providing recommendations through security notices.


BroadVoice is a family of speech coding algorithms created by Broadcom and standardized by CableLabs®, SCTE®, and ANSI for Voice over IP applications in cable telephony. BroadVoice is also part of the ITU-T Recommendations J.161 and J.361. To encourage wide-spread use of BroadVoice in diverse speech compression applications, Broadcom is providing both the floating-point and fixed-point C source code of BroadVoice on a royalty-free basis under the GNU Lesser General Public License (LGPL), version 2.1, as published by the Free Software Foundation.

Bluetooth Software Updates & Support

Broadcom does not sell products directly to consumers. Support is strictly limited to Development Kits at this time. If you are having problems with your Broadcom/Widcomm based Bluetooth products (USB adapters and peripherals), please contact the manufacturer or distributor for technical support or software updates.

Communications Processors Resources

This page contains various downloadable resources relating to communications processors. Please note that the information on this web site is provided without any warranty or support.

Ethernet NIC Driver Support

Broadcom offers support for Ethernet NIC products and does not provide end-user support for other networking products at this time. Please contact your product's manufacturer for support related issues.

Crystal HD Video Decoder Drivers

Broadcom offers support for the Crystal HD High Definition media processors for various freeware/open-source and commercial applications for Windows® Operating Systems. OEM versions of third party applications require supported drivers directly from the respective OEMs.

Dune Network Documents

Broadcom designs and develops highly scalable Ethernet switch and switch fabric solutions for networking equipment. The following links provide access to information regarding the switch fabric solutions that Broadcom gained through its acquisition of Dune Networks (2009):

Click here to request Dune Networks product documentation.

Dune Networks customers can find product information by visiting the Broadcom Customer Support Portal.

Ethernet-Related Specifications

Broadcom is licensing to interested and qualified third parties, royalty-free, a specification for interoperating with Broadcom products at 2.5G and 5G Ethernet link protocols.

VideoCore® Graphics Resources

The BCM21553 integrates a high performance 3D graphics core with full support for the OpenGL ES 2.0 graphics standard, providing rich 2D and 3D graphics for applications and advanced user interfaces. The powerful graphics core built into the BCM21553 baseband processor is based on Broadcom's advanced multimedia technology, providing video support up to HVGA quality, an 8-megapixel camera, and the ability to encode and decode H.264 video at 30 fps (frames per second).

The documentation and source code are provided as is without warranty or support.

Cable and Set-Top Box Downloads

Broadcom offers free downloads of the open source components powering its cable and set-top box reference software stacks.